Pick date

This is a preview. All links and Twitter names have been removed. The full version of this content can be accessed only by patrons of this digest (after signing in). Become a patron by subscribing for $6/month.

WPD 670: CSS Regions + Grid Layout (video demo), “think of font properties as gatekeepers”, Report URI updated

  • Posts

    • @………: Two approaches to handling exceptions in promise-based functions, post (disc.)
  • Media

    • @……… demos CSS Regions inside a grid layout, 4-min video
  • Opinion

    • Designing for accessibility, @………’s post
      • “When we build things - we must think of the things our life doesn't necessitate. Because someone’s life does.”

  • Other

    • The npm Blog: “Package install scripts can present a security risk”, @………’s post
      • The article suggests using the --ignore-scripts option, when installing packages that you do not trust. ⁂ “The work required to [manually inspect every new package] would be prohibitively expensive. Instead, we rely on users to flag suspicious packages and act quickly to remove them from the registry.”
    • “Using Lodash as a collection of micro-libraries” (via babel-plugin-lodash), @………’s post
    • @………: Think of font properties inside @font-face as gatekeepers, post

RSS feed

Use this feed as a reminder to visit every day


2–3 tweets/day (the best stuff from each release)

GitHub repo

Use this repo to submit issues with the site

Subscriber features

If you find this digest useful, consider supporting it with a $6 monthly subscription. As a patron, you will get full access to past releases, an ability to perform searches on the entire dataset (release notes w/ examples), and an option to receive releases via email.

Payment options

  • Automatic monthly payment

  • One-time payment (½ or 1 year)

Note: PayPal only. (Other providers are not available in my country.) If you don’t want to have your credit/debit card connected to PayPal, you can just disconnect it immediately after making an one-time payment.

Notable subscribers

  • Keeping up with the ever-changing web is hard. Web Platform Daily is one of my favorite ways to do that and my absolute favorite format: simple, distilled, curated, and reliable.

    Chris Coyier’s avatarChris Coyier, designer at CodePen, writer at CSS-Tricks

  • Web Platform Daily is a fantastic way to stay on top of the latest front-end techniques, tools and resources. Very, very valuable.

    Vitaly Friedman’s avatarVitaly Friedman, editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine

  • Web Platform Daily has quickly become not only an essential resource, but the essential resource. Nowhere else will you keep pace with the changing frontend landscape.

    Paul Irish’s avatarPaul Irish, developer advocate at Google

Open Web Platform Daily Digest

released Mon–Fri at 7 a.m. UTC (Local time?)
curated by Šime Vidas (Twitter, Gmail)

152 supporters