In this episode, Leon and Justin sit down with Jan Miksovsky and Rob Bearman of of the recently released Elix Project. Elix is a community-driven collection of high-quality web components for common user interface patterns such as lists, menus, dialogs, carousels, and so on. The modular nature of web components let you easily incorporate them into your web apps, and their standard definition ensures good results across all mainstream browsers.
Around the Web in Two Minutes
- Preact 8.0 Beta Release
- Apple updates Safari Technology Preview to Release 27 with Web Inspector updates
- Firefox Will Add a Settings Section That Lets You Control "Performance"
- Google Chrome update should prevent webpages skipping back to the top as you scroll farther down the page as it progressively loads new content
- Work continues to bring the certificate viewer link back into Chrome’s Page info window, with a code review ongoing for the update hopefully landing in M59.
- Twitter has been writing a series of informational posts on their path to Twitter Lite, a progressive web app at scale. One of the posts this week from Paul Armstrong dives into high performance and React:
- Microsoft Edge 15 has shipped to stable and brings a host of new features including Payment Request API, Brotli compression support, WebRTC v1, and CSS Custom Properties (among many more)
- https://www.pwastats.com/ is a new a community-driven list of stats and news around Progressive Web Apps and their ability to be better for end users.
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-- posted at: 10:00pm EDT