A great release from Firefox this week! See the whole roundup post from Chris Mills. I'm personally stoked to see
clip-path: path(); go live, which we've been tracking as it's so clearly useful. We also get
column-span: all; which is nice in case you're one of the few taking advantages of CSS columns. … Read article
In this week's roundup: Firefox's new contrast checker, a simpler way to lasso substrings in a string, and a new experimental API that will let apps fiddle with a user's local files.… Read article
In this week's roundup: Firefox gains locksmith-like powers, Samsung's Galaxy Store starts supporting Progressive Web Apps, CSS Subgrid is shipping in Firefox 70, and a new study confirms that users prefer to tap into content rather than scroll through it.
Let's get into the news.… Read article
In this week's roundup: "Add to home screen" has different meanings in Android, Chrome and Edge add some pop to focus rectangles on form inputs, and how third-party sites may be coming to a modal near you.… Read article
Asked an entire room full of webdevs yesterday if any of them knew that FF/Chrome/Opera/Brave/etc. for iOS weren't allowed to compete on engine quality.
Zero hands up.
— Alex Russell (@slightlylate) September 25, 2019
It's worth making this clear then. On iOS, the only browser engine is WebKit. There are other browsers, but they can't bring their own engine (Blink/Gecko). So, if you're using Chrome or Firefox on iOS, it's really the same engine Safari is using, only slightly less … Read article
In this week's roundup: fighting shifty layouts, some videos might be a bit stalled, and a new way to take screenshots in Firefox.… Read article
Weekly Platform News: Preventing Image Loads with the Picture Element, the Web We Want, Svg Styles Are Not Scoped
In this week's week roundup of browser news, a trick for loading images conditionally using the picture element, your chance to tell bowser vendors about the web you want, and the styles applied to inline SVG elements are, well, not scoped only to that SVG.
Let's turn to the headlines...… Read article