Interesting things from the web – Week 3 of 2018

Two yellow trapezoids, one orange trapezoid, 49 purple trapezoids

Third week of 2018 is here. Time flies so fast.

Articles

HTML 5.2 was released last year, ehm, a month ago. Ire Aderinokun wrote an overview what’s new.

In Europe1 there’s no legal obligation to make web sites and apps accessible at the moment. But in other places it’s a bit different. In US one woman sued 30 websites over accessibility issues.

Cennydd Bowles wrote an interesting article about GDPR which is coming in the first half of this year.

David Gilbertson wrote a scary article which shows possible attack. It’s scary because as front-end developers we somehow trust things on npm because it’s npm and aren’t skeptical if the packages come from safe places.

I am still looking for my next full time position and I came across an interesting article about candidate loyalty which is very true and I especially love the point about communication.

More of a personal post appeared on one of my timelines which talks about Accidental Living and I am realizing that I need to be more intentional about where I want to get and think how to get there more often.

Since the last Weekly update I wrote two short articles, one about css resets and one about my adventures with WordPress.

Code

While playing with CSS Grid I was dealing with :nth-child selector and CSS Trick’s tester helped.

Currently reading

I wasn’t spiritual for a long time but this month I impulse bought Fifth Agreement because a voice in the back of my head kept nagging.

  1. At a11y Berlin meetup I learned that it can vary from country to country