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Caching fonts in localStorage, Google converting Flash ads to HTML5, quantity queries in CSS, and more.
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HTML 5 Weekly
Issue 178 — March 4, 2015
Jaime Caballero
HTTP caching can be slower than localStorage, so why not store fonts in it for quicker rendering later? Interesting idea. There's an article with some background.

In order to support mobile devices, Google is now converting Flash ads it serves up to HTML5 if Swiffy is capable of doing so.

A List Apart
A guide to styling different quantities of HTML elements in different ways. Some interesting approaches here that are not often used in CSS.

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Smashing Magazine
The Flexible Box Layout module (flexbox) makes it possible to create boxes that can shift, reorder and resize depending on the context. Karen Menezes presents an overview along with small demos.

An extensive look at what motivated Microsoft to build a new rendering engine focused on interoperability and adhering to modern Web standards.

JWTs are an authentication mechanism that give you a structured way to declare users and what they can access.


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