Frontend Focus
Issue 201 — August 12, 2015
A walkthrough of how you can send push notifications to users of your site using Chrome’s Push Notification API.
Dean Hume

A platform to create interactive 3D scenes directly from the browser, with visual scene editing, shader editing, etc.
GTI Grafics Group

Alex Russell, of both the W3C Technical Architecture Group and TC39, gave a talk about the state of the Web Platform and where things are headed.
Alex Russell

Hack Reactor Remote Beta
We're excited to announce our new partnership with Uber, who's API will be incorporated into the Hack Reactor Remote Beta curriculum for enhanced instruction. Apply today to join our renowned online immersive coding school and learn from the best.
Hack Reactor Remote Beta   Sponsor

A tool that automatically formats CSS source code, inspired by Gofmt (used by Go developers) and built on top of the PostCSS ecosystem.
Masaaki Morishita

“The backdrop-filter style allows us to style elements with backdrop effects that resemble those in iOS and OS X.”
Surfin' Safari

In StatCounter’s statistics, Chrome passes the 50% usage mark for the first time and, encouragingly, IE11 vastly eclipses IE10 and below compared to last year. Chrome also holds a strong lead on mobile.
Craig Buckler

You have to produce a game in just 13KB overall.

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EFF-led Group Wants to Give 'Do Not Track' Some Bite news

CSS Grid Layout Module Level 1 Working Draft Published news
This CSS module defines a two-dimensional grid-based layout system, optimized for UI design.

Polymer Summit 2015: Amsterdam, NL (September 14-15) news

Learn Node,js Online with 1-on-1 Mentorship course
Use your JavaScript skills to conquer real-time, fullstack apps with projects covering MongoDB, Express, Git
Thinkful   Sponsor

Firefox Exploit Found in The Wild news
Mozilla Security Blog

The Latest Developer Features in Firefox 40 news
Mozilla Hacks

Creating an Audio Calling App with Ionic and PhoneRTC tutorial
PhoneRTC is a Cordova plugin for using WebRTC on Android and iOS devices.

A Short Note On HTML Conformance Checking tutorial
When you check a HTML document using the W3C’s conformance checker to see if its code conforms to the HTML specification, what do ‘errors’ and ‘warnings’ really mean?
Steve Faulkner

Permissions API for The Web tutorial
The Permissions API gives you a central place to check the permission status of an API.
Matt Gaunt

The State of Client-Side JavaScript Errors tutorial
The prevalence of JavaScript errors on the web, and the browsers and frameworks most impacted.
TrackJS  Sponsor

Constructing CSS Quantity Queries On The Fly tutorial
Smashing Magazine

Managing Inline Images in CSS using PostCSS tutorial
Ashley Nolan

What's Wrong with the Web? opinion
There have been many discussions about what is ailing the web lately - in particular the mobile web. Brian rounds up much of the prevailing opinions and shares his thoughts.
Telerik Developer Network

The Current State of HTML5/CSS3 Browser Support opinion
Jake Rocheleau

Recreating Megaman 2 Using JavaScript and WebGL 
An entire series of blog posts.
Pontus Alexander

BLCK4777: A 1KB Canvas Demo That Won at Assembly 2015 demo

ng-VisualizeAudio: Angular Directive to Play and Visualize Audio demo code
Gaurav Behere

ogv.js: JavaScript Media Player using Ogg/Vorbis/Theora/Opus/WebM Libs Compiled with Emscripten code
Brion Vibber