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The easiest way to keep your web apps accessible:…

The easiest way to keep your web apps accessible: Just use text The web is no longer just a collection of static text documents with...
Jason Rodriguez
7 min read

WebAssembly: How and why

How to run native code in the browser, why would you do that, and what does it all mean for JavaScript and the future...
Milica Mihajlija
8 min read

Designing as a developer in 2018

You don’t need an art degree to make your website beautiful Whether you’re building a product, a tool, a website, a service, or a...
Tyler Nickerson
7 min read

Building a long-press directive in Vue

Have you ever wanted to execute a function in your Vue application just by holding a button down for a few seconds? Have you...
Nosa Obaseki
4 min read

Modern component reusability: Render props in React & scoped…

One of the issues all front-end developers face is how to make UI components reusable. How do we craft components in such a way...
Jonathan Harrell
6 min read

How secure are your web application’s open source dependencies?

A recent discovery of a hack suggested that at least 1,000 websites running on open-source eCommerce framework Magento were compromised with the help of...
Ben Edelstein
4 min read

JavaScript ES6: Even more new abstractions to improve your…

ES6, also known as ECMAScript 2015, has a number of really cool new features that can improve the quality of your JavaScript code. Yesterday,...
Nosa Obaseki
2 min read

JavaScript ES6: 5 new abstractions to improve your code

Leverage powerful ES6 features to write better, elegant, and more predictable JavaScript. JavaScript is a very powerful programming language that runs on a wide...
Glad Chinda
22 min read

Custom polymorphic code snippets in VS Code

Code snippets are available in pretty much all code editors these days. They can be a great times saver allowing you to insert commonly...
David Gwyer
7 min read

How CSS works: Creating layers with z-index

Introduction This post is the third in “How CSS Works” — a series where we dive deep into the fundamental building blocks of CSS that can...
Benjamin Johnson
5 min read

Beyond REST — Using GraphQL to shape your data

Overview GraphQL is an exciting API for ad-hoc queries and manipulation of hierarchical data. It is extremely flexible, has great tooling and provides many...
Gigi Sayfan
9 min read

The best React inline style libraries  compared

In any non-trivial React app, CSS styles can become a problem if you don’t manage them correctly. Global style definitions, !important rules everywhere, and low...
Esteban Herrera
11 min read