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A complete guide to threads in Node.js

Many people wonder how a single-threaded Node.js backend can compete with multithreaded backends. As such, it may seem counterintuitive that so many huge companies...
Maciej Cieślar
14 min read

Using Google Closure Compiler to deliver better JavaScript

Code review is the process of analyzing code through a (theoretically) rigorous process of reading and critically peer reviewing its content. Before submitting code...
Diogo Souza
5 min read

Getting started with PostCSS

If you’ve ever wanted to try out new, experimental, or nonstandard CSS properties in your code, then you know browser vendors require you to...
Emmanuel Yusufu
4 min read

How to manipulate CSS colors with JavaScript

Color models 101 I know you’re here to learn about manipulating colors  —  and we’ll get there. But before we do, we need a baseline...
Adam Giese
5 min read

Keeping it simple with the JavaScript console

I’ll admit it, I don’t always use a debugger to figure out what’s going wrong in my program. If my mouse clicks start printing...
Casper Beyer
3 min read

TypeScript vs. PureScript

There are many ways to skin a cat, and for each one, there is a statically typed language that compiles to JavaScript. Among the...
Hernan Rajchert
13 min read

The noob’s guide to 3D transforms with CSS

Most websites and interfaces are constrained to two dimensions, at most mimicking 3D-esque effects. Take your most common day-to-day interfaces: social media, mobile device...
Alvin Wan
7 min read

Taming the front-end monolith

While larger back-end systems are usually split up in terms of responsibilities into what we call (micro)services, the client(s) consuming these services are still...
Florian Rappl
8 min read

Why you should probably be using a design system…

Steps to scale-up your UI as a developer Perhaps you’ve heard the whispers amongst the marketing team. Or perhaps you’ve heard the words spill...
Tyler Nickerson
7 min read

Demonstration on how to use GraphQL with Node and…

As I was surfing the internet, I came across this tweet. It seems that front-end devs are tired of requesting for APIs every now...
Mesh Seun
11 min read

How to extract text from an image using JavaScript

Tesseract.js Many note-taking apps nowadays offer to take a picture of a document and turn it into text. I was curious and decided to...
Maciej Cieślar
6 min read

CSS selectors level 4

Selectors are a core part of CSS. They allow you to do things like select all the elements of a certain type: div {...
Esteban Herrera
10 min read