Weekly Web Development links

Paul Kinlan

Do you remember how I said the other week that last week will be a bumper week of News? Well…. It would have been if we launched what we had planned to launch. I’ve decided to give you some small nuggets of information now, and this Friday do the full post. Fear not though, I have a lot of great content for you still.

Here on Chrome we want to make it easier for everyone to create high performance web applications with a great user experience. If you are interested in or working with web performance, we’d love to learn about how you interact with web performance tools, where you struggle and hear your great ideas! Sign up using the above link if you would like to participate and we will send you a follow-up email soon.

With the rising popularity of web components and supporting libraries like Polymer, custom elements become an attractive way to build UI features. The default encapsulation of custom elements makes them especially useful for creating independent widgets. Learn about why this is important.

My good friend and colleague Sam Dutton has started a new newsletter that aggregates all the important happenings in media related platform technology across iOS, Android and the Web. It’s a must read.

Do you know if any ISP’s are injecting Ads or anything else in to your site? No. I thought not. It is critical that you understand the implications of 1) not being on HTTPS and 2) Not logging all external requests. I found that a number of users either have extensions or viruses that inject content that I didn’t create into my site.

Does the discovery problem of app stores, search and everywhere else only affect those who don’t or can’t market?

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Paul Kinlan

Trying to make the web and developers better.

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