This is Last Week Compiled, Volume 1, Issue 2. Each week, I browse over 100 top sites about web design, web development, and more to stay up-to-date with the latest news, tools, resources, and best practices.
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Stack Overflow Isn't Very Welcoming. It's Time for That to Change – “Let’s start with the painful truth: Too many people experience Stack Overflow as a hostile or elitist place, especially newer coders, women, people of color, and others in marginalized groups. Our employees and community have cared about this for a long time, but we’ve struggled to talk about it publicly or to sufficiently prioritize it in recent years. And results matter more than intentions.” – Jay Hanlon
Pure CSS Francine - HTML/CSS drawing in the style of an 18th-century oil painting. Hand-coded entirely in HTML & CSS by Cyan Harlow.
Lesser known CSS quirks & advanced tips – “You’ll find some of the weirdest CSS features, along with tips and tricks for advanced CSS users.” – Peedu Tuisk
530 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in May – “I’ve compiled this list of 530 such free online courses that you can start this month. For this, I leveraged Class Central’s database of around 10,000 courses. I’ve also included each course’s average rating.” – Dhawal Shah
Understanding CORS – “CORS is a mechanism which aims to allow requests made on behalf of you and at the same time block some requests made by rogue JS and is triggered whenever you are making an HTTP request…” – Bartosz Szczeciński
What’s new in Microsoft Edge in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update – “The next update to Microsoft Edge is now available with the Windows 10 April 2018 Update! This update includes EdgeHTML 17, the next major version of Microsoft Edge’s rendering engine, as well as new features and everyday improvements across the product…we’ll highlight what’s new in Microsoft Edge for users, and the new capabilities for site developers in EdgeHTML 17.” – Kyle Pflug and Libby McCormick
Reported malicious module: getcookies – “Early May 2nd, the npm security team received and responded to reports of a package that masqueraded as a cookie parsing library but contained a malicious backdoor. The result of the investigation concluded with three packages and three versions of a fourth package being unpublished from the npm Registry.” – NPM
A Guide To The State Of Print Stylesheets In 2018 – “We will take a look at how we should include print styles in our web pages, and look at the specifications that really come into their own once printing.” – Rachel Andrew
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