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The increasing nature of frontend complexity

Frontend web development has never been a hotter or more controversial topic. Where once it was the server-side community that was...
Kevin Ball
6 min read

How TypeScript breaks referential transparency

Have you ever factored out a constant in TypeScript, only to have the type checker start reporting some mysterious errors? There’s...
Dan Vanderkam
5 min read

Firefox DevTools for CSS authors

If you’re a developer, chances are there’s a set of tools you hold near and dear to your heart, and of...
Dennis Gaebel
10 min read

When (and when not) to use Redux

Managing state when building complex tasks was quite a pain in the neck until Redux came along. Inspired by Flux an...
Christian Nwamba
5 min read

Painting with CSS

I work with oil paints a lot, mostly creating urban landscapes. An experiment crossed my mind to try to recreate these...
Daniel Warren
4 min read

Why are we getting Streams in Redis?

A while ago, Redis released it’s newest version, and with it, they announced a brand new data type available called Streams....
Fernando Doglio
8 min read

How to limit frontend bugs

Bugs make our users unhappy and slow the development of our products down. The front end of our product is arguably...
Carl Rippon
6 min read

3 ways everyone breaks their website’s focus state

No mouse? You’re in serious trouble. Like many things that are incredibly important, accessibility is by no means easy. Not because it’s...
Benjamin Johnson
6 min read

Common API mistakes and how to avoid them

The advice in this article applies to any API. However, some of the issues we’ll consider are easier to encounter when...
Thomas Hunter II
12 min read

Reverse engineering Observable

TL;DR: In this article, we will reverse engineer Observable from the RxJS library. We will also re-create a couple of operators...
Indermohan Singh
6 min read

Using Animation Worklet

Houdini’s new Animation Worklet is part of a bigger initiative to bring native animations onto the web which also includes the...
Georgy Marcuk
7 min read

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...
Una Kravets
7 min read