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New horizons in CSS: Houdini and the Paint API

The way we write CSS is about to change. No, I don’t mean you have to change how you write your styles, but we...
Una Kravets
7 min read

Examining “squishiness” in Intrinsic Web Design

One of the highlights in the world of web design for 2018 was when Jen Simmons came up with the term Intrinsic Web Design...
HJ Chen
5 min read

Reactivity with RxJS: force press

RxJS is a reactive programming library for JavaScript, which leverages Observable sequences to compose asynchronous or event-based programs. As part of the Reactive Extensions...
Glad Chinda
10 min read

Using TypeScript transforms to enrich runtime code

When I started developing no one was talking about “compiling” their JavaScript sources. Everyone just wrote a couple of scripts and referenced them directly....
Florian Rappl
10 min read

A comprehensive look back at front end in 2018

Grab a coffee, settle in, and read slow. Our review doesn’t miss much.
Kaelan Cooter
11 min read

What the Rule of Least Power means for modern…

The power of front-end web development is growing at a steady pace. We can do things with HTML, CSS and JavaScript that we could...
Bryan Robinson
7 min read

The toxicity of the MVP

How to make an MVP that doesn’t suck In 2014, I began my first internship. It was my first time working professionally in my...
Tyler Nickerson
8 min read

Getting started with Laravel Telescope: What can it do…

When building web applications, it is almost impossible to avoid encountering bugs. This could range from a typo to a forgotten semicolon or an...
Adewale Abati
6 min read

5 key Redux libraries to improve code reuse

Redux is a very popular state container used in so many modern frontend JavaScript applications. It is framework agnostic and can be used in...
Glad Chinda
15 min read

The latest npm breach… Or is it?

TL;DR: Some dude gave away his popular Node.js repo to a hacker, and that hacker added code to it that can steal your bitcoin...
Fernando Doglio
6 min read

The quiet revolution: How JSON displaced XML

A computer science professor of mine once said, “For me to understand your code, show me your data.” The design of data is central...
Bruce Wilson
9 min read

How to protect your Node.js applications from malicious dependencies

You have probably heard about a recent incident where a popular npm package, event-stream, included malicious code that could have affected thousands of apps...
Alberto Gimeno
3 min read