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In a good restaurant the food is usually served whenever you are ready for it. The waiter serves the entree after the appetizer. Same with the dessert, it will be served when the customer is ready for it to be consumed. Google Chrome soon will serve media in a browser similar to the way food is served in a restaurant. Via built-in lazy loading.
If you care about Web Accessibility (I know you do) then some of the accessibility related debugging tools in the Chrome browser may come in handy.
For frontend developers the main goal these days is to make sure websites can easily be viewed on a mobile device. If the page layout is not responsive it becomes inaccessible (or at least difficult to access) on a phone or tablet.
But there are other (and often much more serious) accessibility considerations to be taken into account : making sure that web content is also accessible to people with disabilities.
Google announced a major overhaul of its Gmail application. The new features can be grouped broadly into security, artificial intelligence, new tools and user interface. This is a quick first look.
Chrome’s default tab page – that handful of thumbnail images of your most often visited websites – is useful to a certain extent only. There are easy ways to make that page more useful.
It is a well-known fact that external links can be opened in a new browser window via
target="_blank". It is a little-known fact that this can cause security risks and performance issues on your own webpage.
Chrome 60 will be released to the public very soon but there are two handy frontend tools worth noting, which were introduced in Chrome 59: identify unused CSS and JS on a particular page and take a full page screenshot.