Andrew Evans Husband, engineer, FOSS contributor, and manager at CapTech. Follow me at and


14 Stories by Andrew Evans

Understanding Node.js file locking

As a web developer, I routinely have to deal with resource allocation, which is a very similar concept to file locking.
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Exploring React Suspense with React Freeze

Explore React Suspense and React Freeze, which builds on the ideas behind React Suspense to freeze component rendering and give you more control of...
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Next.js vs. React: The developer experience

The developer experience for Next.js vs. React is similar in some ways and drastically different in others.
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Why don’t people like PHP?

Compare the performance, features, and capabilities of JavaScript and PHP in 2021 for a better sense of what makes PHP less popular.
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Building a PWA with Svelte

Explore three options for implementing PWAs using Svelte, SvelteKit, and Sapper. Examine the fundamental features of PWAs, including service workers and web manifests.
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Building an application with React and Nx

Nx is a build tool that automates many of the necessary steps in building applications and includes features like dependency graph generation.
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Using Font Awesome 5 with React

Font Awesome is a great add-on for showing icons on social media platforms that you can easily install into your React project.
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Microsoft’s Fluid Framework: An introduction

This post introduces Microsoft's Fluid Framework and walks through a sample application to show how it can be integrated into projects.
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Hands-on with React Native for macOS

Get hands-on with React Native for macOS, built on the original React Native project to include the desktop environment on a Mac.
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JavaScript-free frontends with Blazor

Microsoft's new Blazor framework leverages Wasm to let you write your web frontend in C# — no JS required.
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Comparing JavaScript animation libraries

We round up and compare four of the most popular JavaScript animation libraries.
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Kubernetes toolbox

Kubernetes uses containers to help manage all stages of your project pipeline. Learn how to get the most out of your K8s implementation by...
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