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To mutate, or immutate, that is the question

This is the second post in the not all compilers are created equal series, in which we compare TypeScript (TS) and PureScript (PS), two...
Hernan Rajchert
10 min read

Uglify vs. Babel-minify vs. Terser: A mini battle royale

Three minification tools go head-to-head, and only one can reign supreme. Learn who comes out on top between UglifyJS, babel-minify, and Terser.
Karthik Kalyanaraman
11 min read

How to make a tic-tac-toe bot with WebAssembly for…

A while back, I wrote an article about the basic setup for Go WebAssembly in a React.js app. We’ll be piggybacking off of the work we...
Chris Chuck
15 min read

The visual learner’s guide to async JS

Have you ever watched or read hours’ worth of tutorials but were still left confused? That’s how I felt when I first dove into...
Eden Adler
5 min read

WebSockets tutorial: How to go real-time with Node and…

The web has traveled a long way to support full-duplex (or two-way) communication between a client and server. This is the prime intention of...
Avanthika Meenakshi
6 min read

Vuex showdown: Mutations vs. actions

During the recent Vue.js Amsterdam conference, Evan You gave a talk that mentioned the possible roadmap for Vuex: At the 25-minute mark, we see,...
Michael Gallagher
8 min read

Understanding Shadow DOM v1

The shadow DOM is not a villain from a superhero movie. It’s not the dark side of the DOM, either. The shadow DOM is...
Faraz Kelhini
14 min read

How to create a 2D multiplayer game with Vue.js…

Watch the summary here: When it comes to real-time communication between multiple clients and a server, RESTful and GraphQL APIs are often not the...
Nic Raboy
6 min read

Tailwind CSS: Is it tomorrow’s Bootstrap?

We’re experiencing a renaissance of amazing web platforms and responsive design. Responsive user interfaces have mostly been implemented with libraries like Bootstrap, Foundation, Bulma,...
Obinna Ekwuno
7 min read

Animating SVG with CSS

Web animations are a delight. They improve the user experience, as they can provide visual feedback, guide tasks, and jazz up a website. There...
Hope Armstrong
11 min read

Patterns for data fetching in React

React is great at displaying your data in a hierarchical component view. But how do your components get the data? There are many ways...
Gigi Sayfan
12 min read

Improve your UI with React Transition Group: A guide…

One of the most frequently overlooked principles of creating interactive UIs is transitions. Fortunately, over the last few years, React.js and other component-focused frameworks...
Obinna Ekwuno
5 min read