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History of front-end frameworks

A history of front-end frameworks including Semantic UI and others.
Michael Wanyoike
7 min read

How to best use Sinon with Chai

A guide on using Sinon and Chai to write unit tests for code with external dependencies.
Leighton Wallace
4 min read

It’s 2018 — you shouldn’t be writing vanilla CSS

A common mistake among developers is to give less importance (often, none at all) to styling when compared to other parts of their codebase....
Alcides Queiroz
10 min read

What makes ReasonML so great?

What exactly is ReasonML? ReasonML is a syntax extension for the OCaml language created by Facebook. Rather than creating an entirely new language, the...
Benjamin Johnson
8 min read

The full guide to using Font Awesome icons in…

There are a number of simple methods to add Font Awesome icons to your Vue.js app.
David Herron
17 min read

What every developer needs to know about HTML email

HTML email: you may love it, you may hate it — but you have heard of it. I bet you have an opinion on it, too....
Jason Rodriguez
10 min read

Level up your CSS selector skills

I’ve been using CSS for many years now but one thing I’ve not revisited in depth until recently is the topic of CSS selectors....
David Gwyer
8 min read

How CSS works: Understanding the cascade

A few weeks back I got to start a short series on CSS fundamentals. If you’re in the front-end web development space, CSS is...
Benjamin Johnson
5 min read

Getting started with recursion for tree traversal

Have you ever encountered a problem you felt could be solved with recursion, except you didn’t know where to start? Or did it seem...
Alberta Williams
4 min read

Beyond REST: Using WebSockets for two-way communication in your…

Overview REST was the undisputed champion of web APIs forever. It dethroned SOAP and its verbose XML in favor of svelte JSON over HTTP....
Gigi Sayfan
10 min read

How CSS works: Parsing & painting CSS in the…

https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js CSS often feels like this mysterious, whimsical force governing everything that we see on the web. It can be inherently simple at times,...
Benjamin Johnson
6 min read