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How CSS @scope can replace BEM

How CSS @scope can replace BEM

Learn about the new CSS @scope feature coming in Chrome 118, which may potentially replace BEM with a cleaner, more ergonomic syntax.

Andrew Evans
Oct 25, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
A guide to Remotion Studio

A guide to Remotion Studio

Use Remotion’s new Studio, which adds powerful new features to render videos faster and lets you make changes programmatically in a great UI.

Andrew Evans
Oct 3, 2023 ⋅ 4 min read
Build React File Manager Snorlax

Building a file manager in React with Snorlax

Explore Snorlax, an open source file management system, and walk through building a React application that connects to a Snorlax server.

Andrew Evans
May 16, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
Solid JS Kobalte Accessible Applications

Building a SolidJS UI with Kobalte

Learn how to get started with Kobalte, a SolidJS library that offers common prebuilt components that meet ARIA standards.

Andrew Evans
May 2, 2023 ⋅ 5 min read
Next.js Vs. React: The Developer Experience

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.

Andrew Evans
Apr 17, 2023 ⋅ 14 min read
Guide Using Act GitHub Actions

A guide to using act with GitHub Actions

Introduce act in a sample project, install it, and then cover the different ways that act can improve your experience building and testing GitHub Actions.

Andrew Evans
Mar 17, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
Unit Integration Node JS Unit Test

Unit and integration testing for Node.js apps

Testing allows you to verify that changes to a project don’t break its expected behavior. We demo running unit and integration tests in a Node.js application with Express using Mocha, Chai, and Sinon.

Andrew Evans
Mar 15, 2023 ⋅ 12 min read
Nodejs File Locking

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.

Andrew Evans
Sep 27, 2022 ⋅ 5 min read
React Suspense React Freeze

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 your UI.

Andrew Evans
Apr 21, 2022 ⋅ 4 min read
Why Dont People Like PHP

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.

Andrew Evans
Nov 17, 2021 ⋅ 5 min read
PWA Svelte Sapper SvelteKit

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.

Andrew Evans
Sep 28, 2021 ⋅ 5 min read
Building Application React Nx

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.

Andrew Evans
Jun 25, 2021 ⋅ 6 min read