Barry Frost

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Front-End Performance Checklist 2017

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Support tables for HTML5, CSS3, etc

Remote Test IE

Log in with a Microsoft account and then remote-desktop to the latest version of IE

A Collection of Page Transitions

CSS and JavaScript animations in the browser


Web browser for OS X designed to be used primarily with information radiators. It has no UI; instead, upon startup, it fills every attached screen with a full-screen WebKit browser

Using the Fullscreen API in browsers

Use JS to go full screen - including elements like video. Works in Firefox, Chrome and Safari


Cross-platform app framework. HTML5/CSS3/JS => Android, iOS, Chrome, Firefox, Safari & IE

Mobile HTML5

HTML5 feature compatibility tables for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Symbian, iPad and other mobile devices

Safari Omnibar

Get the Chrome/Firefox all-in-one search and address bar in Safari. Requires SIMBL.


Normalises styles across browsers but preserves defaults where they’re useful


Synchronise browsers on a local network. Follow links across all devices


EFF backed project that uses a combination of the standard public data reported by your browser to create a trackable fingerprint, even if cookies are disabled.

evercookie - virtually irrevocable persistent cookies

Uses a combination of cookies, LSOs (Flash), Silverlight Isolated Storage, web history, cache, etc. to create a lasting persistent “cookie”. Not sure how permanent this will be but could be useful.


Code editor written in JavaScript. Supports tabbing, syntax highlighting, auto-indentation and more. As now used by GitHub.

Implementing bookmarklets in JavaScript

See how quickly a page loads in a remote browser. Includes a waterfall chart (web inspector?) and screenshots captured throughout the loading process.

Sauce OnDemand

Cross browser testing with hosted Selenium testing in the cloud

The Current State of HTML5 Forms

History Sniffing: How YouPorn Checks What Other Porn Sites You’ve Visited and Ad Networks Test The Quality of Their Data

Checks links to competitors to see if they’re purple (or whatever the visited colour is)