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AV1, the video codec of the future

Next to praising the AV1 Codec and providing conversion examples (using ffmpeg ) , Andrey Sitnik also gives a good overview on containers and codecs – concepts every web developer who embed video should know imho – in his post on the subject: File extensions for video ( .mp4 , .wmv , .webm or .mov ) barely …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Friday April 12, 2019


Deno, a new way to JavaScript

Ryan Dahl – inventor of Node.js – has been working on Deno, a new take on Node as if it were designed today. From async-await to ArrayBuffers, the JavaScript language has changed significantly in the decade since Node.js was designed. Deno takes advantage of these developments and incorporate lessons learned in …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Wednesday April 10, 2019


Editor.js – Next generation block styled editor

Editor.js is a so called “block style editor” like the one Medium (and recently WordPress) sport. The Editor.js workspace consists of separate Blocks: paragraphs, headings, images, lists, quotes, etc. Each of them is an independent contenteditable element (or more complex structure) provided by Plugin and united by …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Wednesday April 10, 2019


New WebKit Features in Safari 12.1

Jonathan Davis – Web Technologies Evangelist for Apple – has done a writeup on the new features that have landed in Safari 12.1, which is included with macOS Mojave 10.14.4 and iOS 12.2. This release delivers web platform features that improve website integration with the operating system, new real-time communicat…

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Tuesday April 9, 2019


Controlling Hyphenation in CSS

Richard has done a nice writeup on hyphenation in CSS. Turns out we have some nice controls to tweaking how hyphenation on your site works: There is more to setting hyphenation than just turning on the hyphens. The CSS Text Module Level 4 has introduced the same kind of hyphenation controls provided in layout …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Monday March 25, 2019


pika/web – A Future Without Webpack

Interesting take on bundlers: Over the last several years, JavaScript bundling has morphed from a production-only optimization into a required build step for most web applications . Whether you love this or hate it, it’s hard to deny that bundlers have added a ton of new complexity to web development – a field of …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Wednesday March 20, 2019


A Homepage for the JavaScript Specification

TC39 has shipped a homepage for following updates to the JavaScript specification: This is the first part of a two-part project aimed at improving our information distribution and documentation. The website provides links to our most significant documents, as well as a list of proposals that are near completion. …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Wednesday March 20, 2019