This week we take a look at the Web Beacon API, Chrome 68, which introduces cool new features and GitHub strip jQuery from their frontend!
Web Beacon API
The Beacon API is a lightweight and efficient way to log information from a web page back to a server. Find out how that can be used and what makes it so different from traditional Ajax techniques.
What's new in Chrome 68
Chrome 68 provides the Page Lifecycle API for you to detect when your tab has been suspended or restored, the Payment Handler API, "Not secure" message for unencrypted HTTP and lots of DevTools improvements.
In 2016, Airbnb started using React Native in a significant portion of their mobile codebase, recently they announced they will be going full native - Gabriel joins the show to give more detail on the decision.