The latest draft of the Shadow DOM spec has been published. Check it out and give the team some feedback.
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A good overview of how you can get more efficient in Safari’s Web Inspector panel.
Gemma Church on why the words you choose matter. I wholeheartedly agree. Your website is a conversation with your customers, which means words are central to it.
How do you deal with this? Don’t hide your content until the fonts arrive. Assume they never will.
A relatively brief overview of the privacy policies and practices of four companies you probably interact with on a regular basis. It’s good food for thought.
I’ve written about why you should not autoplay videos, but here’s another account of why it’s bad and what you can do about it.
An excellent primer/reminder about HTML5’s organizational elements.
My colleague Cynthia Shelly posted a bit about accessibility in Edge in terms of where we are and where we’re going. She included a bit about the roadmap as well.