Web is an open place and many people and companies collaborate in moving it forward, but the Google I/O conference is probably the biggest event where a bunch of new features and concepts are introduced.
In this article, we are taking a look at some of the most exciting announcements at last week's Google I/O.
From the beginning, React has changed the whole philosophy of building web apps and subsequently the way front-end developers think. With its introduction of Virtual DOM, React makes UI updates as efficient as they can ever be. This makes the web app experience neat. Why do moderately sized React web apps still tend to perform poorly? The problems lie in how we are actually using React!
When there are live events, BBC News often runs a 'timeline' style list against stories. Peter was intrigued to work out how they'd got the bullet points of the list items to be dynamically joined by a line, and set off with his trusty Chrome DevTools to figure it out.
Semantic HTML and Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) add essential meaning to your content, which lets web browsers, search engines, screen readers, RSS readers, and ultimately users understand it. And yet, many people still don’t use them.