Frontend Weekly Digest #37 (11–17 December 2017)

Fresh Frontend Links
4 min readDec 17, 2017


Polymer 2 and Googlebot. 🔧Working on client-side web apps? 📦Using web components? 💪Want to make sure Googlebot index your site right?
How to Use a Templating Language in HTML Email Development (EJS and the new JavaScript ES6 template strings)
Manipulating HTML5 Canvas Using Konva
Rendering Metrics


11 Things I Learned Reading the CSS Grid Specification
Notes on vertical writing and CSS grid
Understanding CSS Layout And The Block Formatting Context
Keeping Parent Visible While Child in :focus
ABEM. A more useful adaptation of BEM.
My journey with pure CSS images
📈 Specificity Visualizer — a visual approach to analyze the specificity of selectors in CSS. Especially useful for large stylesheets.
Being in control of font-display


The State of JS 2017
30 seconds of code — Curated collection of useful Javascript snippets that you can understand in 30 seconds or less.
Is jQuery still relevant?
How to Connect to an API with JavaScript
Introducing Nexus.js: A multi-threaded JavaScript run-time
JavaScript — Map vs. ForEach

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