Frontend Weekly Digest #333 (16–22 October 2023)

Fresh Frontend Links
2 min readOct 22, 2023


REST, GraphQL or RPC — A Decision Paralysis
The State of WebAssembly 2023
An introduction to the Web Preferences API
Build a Better Mobile Input
Web Components at TPAC 2023
The Three Cs: 🤝 Concatenate, 🗜️ Compress, 🗳️ Cache


How To Animate Along A Path In CSS
The madness of TailwindCSS and what to use instead.
CSS Findings From Photoshop Web Version
Scroll-Driven State Transfer
A Couple of New CSS Functions I’d Never Heard Of
Fancy Borders (w/ Transparency)
Realistic Color Reflection with CSS on hover


The nuances of base64 encoding strings in JavaScript
Solid.js Creator Outlines Options to Reduce JavaScript Code
The Rise of Next.js: Why It’s the Full-Stack Framework of Choice for Modern Websites
How we optimized package imports in Next.js


Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 181
Microsoft’s Edge and Bing: A Remarkable Turnaround Story