MDN’s First Annual Web Developer & Designer Survey

Today we are launching our first annual MDN Developer & Designer Needs Survey. Web developers and designers, we urge you to participate! This is your opportunity to tell us about your needs and frustrations with the web. Your participation will influence how browser vendors like Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung prioritize feature development.
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Link: https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/07/mdn-web-developer-designer-survey/

Owning it: browser compatibility data and open source governance

What does it mean to “own” an open-source project? With the browser-compat-data project (“BCD”), the MDN (Mozilla Developer Network) community and I recently had the opportunity to find out.
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Link: https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/05/browser-compatibility-data-and-open-source-governance/

Refactoring MDN macros with async, await, and Object.freeze()

In January, the MDN engineering team landed a major refactoring of the KumaScript codebase, the underlying Node server that runs macros in Kuma, which is the wiki that powers MDN. This work included some modern techniques of interest to JavaScript programmers.
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Link: https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/02/refactoring-mdn-macros-with-async-await-and-object-freeze/

Firefox 65: WebP support, Flexbox Inspector, new tooling & platform updates

Firefox 65 ships today with some notable Firefox Devtools updates, including the release of the CSS Flexbox Inspector, a new changes panel, and more. We’re shipping CSS platform improvements and updates to a variety of JavaScript APIs. Firefox 65 supports the WebP image format, and support for AV1, an open and royalty-free video compression format, is shipping now in Firefox 65 for Windows.
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Link: https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/01/firefox-65-webp-flexbox-inspector-new-tooling/

Firefox DevTools WebConsole 2018 retrospective

Here’s a wonderful post by Nicolas Chevobbe on what the Firefox DevTools team was up to last year. What strikes me is how many improvements they shipped — from big visual design improvements to tiny usability fixes that help us make sure our code works as we expect it to in the console.
There are lots of interesting hints here about the future of Firefox DevTools, too. For example, tighter integrations with MDN and, as Nicolas mentions in that post, … Read article
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Link: https://nicolaschevobbe.com/2019/01/17/webconsole-2018-retrospective.html

MDN Changelog – Looking back at 2018

John Whitlock highlights MDN’s engineering accomplishments of 2018 – including major advances in converting MDN’s documentation to structured data via the Browser Compat Data project, and in extending the Interactive Examples project with CSS, JavaScript, and HTML examples. Take a look at January’s planned updates, fixes, and activiites.
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Link: https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/01/mdn-changelog-looking-back-at-2018/

MDN Changelog for November 2018

MDN wraps up a year of hard work by shipping monthly MDN payments, converting from Font Awesome to SVG, adding
browser names to compatibility tables, and growing the development team. Thanks to every one of the contributors who’ve helped us make MDN Web Docs better than ever in 2018.
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Link: https://hacks.mozilla.org/2018/12/mdn-changelog-for-november-2018/

Performance Updates and Hosting Moves: MDN Changelog for October 2018

This month’s changelog, from the hard-working engineering team that builds and maintains the MDN Web Docs site, covers performance improvements and experiments, infrastructure updates, as well as countless tweaks and fixes to make your MDN experience better and better.
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Link: https://hacks.mozilla.org/2018/11/performance-and-hosting-moves-mdn-changelog-for-october-2018/

Payments, accessibility, and dead macros: MDN Changelog for September 2018

Changes and updates to the code, data, and tools that support MDN Web Docs. In September, the team launched MDN payments, improved MDN’s accessibility resources, and removed 15% of KumaScript macros. The team also shipped tweaks and fixes by merging 379 pull requests, including 66 pull requests from 38 new contributors.
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Link: https://hacks.mozilla.org/2018/10/payments-accessibility-and-dead-macros-mdn-changelog-for-september-2018/