Fredrik’s front-end quick read #11

The end of yet another year is upon us, and what can I say… Front-end development is moving crazy-fast, so enjoy some holiday merriment, relaxation and a lot of X-mas candy because then it’s time to buckle up for 2020 and all the fast-paced wonders that awaits!

Read on and you’ll find out what’s coming to Javascript in 2020, a recap of front-end development in 2019, The simplest way to load CSS asynchronously, how to make your site’s pages instant in 1 minute and last but not least: BATUX — Follow Alfred when he builds the ultimate crime-fighting costume!

What’s coming to JavaScript in 2020?

An overview of all ECMAScript proposals that made it to stage 4 and will be included in ES2020

https://medium.com/javascript-in-plain-english/whats-coming-to-javascript-in-2020-c2a02cf52d01


A Recap of Frontend Development in 2019

The world of frontend development once again evolved at a rapid pace over the past year, and this article recaps all the important events, news, and trends from 2019.

https://medium.com/javascript-in-plain-english/whats-coming-to-javascript-in-2020-c2a02cf52d01


The Simplest Way to Load CSS Asynchronously

“One of the most impactful things we can do to improve page performance and resilience is to load CSS in a way that does not delay page rendering”

https://medium.com/javascript-in-plain-english/whats-coming-to-javascript-in-2020-c2a02cf52d01


Make your site’s pages instant in 1 minute

a JavaScript that tries to predict really well whether a user will click on a link or not, and, based on that, will prefetch and preload the linked page in the browser for improved performance.

https://medium.com/javascript-in-plain-english/whats-coming-to-javascript-in-2020-c2a02cf52d01


BATUX — Using a UX process to redesign Batman’s classic outfit

If you’re not clear on the basics of UX, this amazing animated infographic will clear it all up for you. It’s a rethink of Batman’s classic caped-crusader outfit, in a user-centric way. Follow the Dark Knight, as Alfred builds him the ultimate crime-fighting costume.

https://medium.com/javascript-in-plain-english/whats-coming-to-javascript-in-2020-c2a02cf52d01

Thank you for reading and happy coding! ❤️

/Fredrik Ward, Senior front-end developer @ Bouvet and co-creator of Sketch2React

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