When in doubt, trust the browser

Presentation by Pieter Beulque, as given at the most recent FronteersBE meetup, in which he builds a Tweet Embed using Web Components’ Custom Elements. As a front-end developer, you’re always confronted with making choices. In this talk I cover the benefits you get for free when considering W3C standards or standard browser API’s instead of […]

Demystifying the future of CSS with sparkles of JS

At the recent JSConf.be conference here in Belgium, Ibe Vanmeenen gave a very nice talk introducing Houdini. CSS as a language is at the brink of a great revolution. Once such a closed and magical language, it will open up to you and your creativity in all it's glory. CSS will become an easy to […]

Tame your Service Worker before your Progressive Web App go into the wild

Slidedeck by Maxim Salnikov: With great power comes great responsibility – trivially, but true: I’ll show the examples of how easy the “Progressive” part of the PWA term could become “Regressive”, how to fix this, and how to test our Service Worker before deploying your app. First, we’ll go through the well-known PWA functionality (App […]