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Change to Form editor role
This week, we looked at the following Web Dev Rev notes: what's new on Drupal.org for December 2017; dates for Drupal 8.5.0's alpha and final releases; things learned in Drupal's 17 years and Drupal turns 17; how it's never "just" a patch; understanding Drupal's release cycle; how the Drupal 8 version of the Webform module now depends on the Contribute module; open source with a cap in hand; the Spectre attack and critical CSS; what's new in HTML 5.2; using the new dialog element; and Mozilla will be requiring secure contexts everywhere.
This week's Web Dev Rev notes: Acquia's 2017 retrospective; addressing meltdown/spectre in Drupal; Drupal 8 views exposed filters now support HTML5 placeholders; where webform, Drupal, and open source are going; a beginner's guide to performance optimization in Drupal 8; what working on gov.uk navigation taught about accessibility; the HTML attribute to control autocapitalization in form fields; the W3C has finished HTML 5.2; CSS-Tricks talks about HTML 5.2; being careful about browser-specific features; and finally, guidelines for writing proper tickets and commits.
This week's Web Dev Rev notes: Drupal 8.4.4 is out; a multi-part update on the Developer Tooling Initiative for Drupal.org; a look at the UI Patterns module; Drupal.org changes from the last sprint in December; Chrome is turning into the new Internet Explorer 6; the CSS ":is()" pseudo-class; a roadmap for becoming a web developer in 2018; a checklist of checklists; and finally, a roundup of 2017 roundups.
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