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Issue #47

Using JavaScript Mixins The Good Parts

A mixin is an abstract subclass; i.e. a subclass definition that may be applied to different superclasses to create a related family of modified classes.

A new technique for making responsive, JavaScript-free charts

There are countless libraries for generating charts on the web. Each serves a slightly different niche, but all of them have one thing in common: they require JavaScript.

Web Packaging Proposal to Enable Offline Distribution, Installation and Usage of PWAs and Websites

The Web Packaging proposal was recently published by the Web Platform Incubator Community Group. Web Bundles, more formally known as Bundled HTTP Exchanges, are a key part of the packaging proposal.

While You Weren’t Looking, CSS Gradients Got Better

One thing that caught my eye on the list of features for Lea Verou's conic-gradient() polyfill was the last item: Surprisingly, I recently discovered most people aren't even aware that double position for gradient stops is something that actually exists in the spec, so I decided to write about it.

CSS Containment

The aim of the CSS Containment specification is to improve performance of web pages by allowing developers to isolate a subtree of the page from the rest of the page.

Fixing memory leaks in web applications

Part of the bargain we struck when we switched from building server-rendered websites to client-rendered SPAs is that we suddenly had to take a lot more care with the resources on the user’s device.