Category: next js

Learning JS framework concepts by building one

December 7, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Learn How Modern JS Frameworks Work by Building One — Building things is a great way to learn, even if you don’t end up using what you built. Even better is when someone who’s already built something successful introduces you to the process. Nolan doesn’t…

Every Framework Everywhere All at Once

November 30, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Eliminating JS Framework Lock-in with Web Components? — Can you build an app where each component is using a different framework? Amazingly, yes. Web components aren’t new but are ‘having a moment’ and Jake demos an interesting, if contrived, use case. He explains: “Say you’re…

The unbearable weight of massive JavaScript

November 23, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Time to Take the State of JavaScript 2023 — The long standing State of JavaScript survey is back for another run at figuring out what the community is up to and what tools we’re using. The results are always illuminating and we’ll share the tastiest…

Digging into explicit resource management

November 16, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Prettier 3.1 Released — The popular opinionated code formatter has a new release including support for the new control flow syntax in Angular 17 plus a new, experimental formatting option for ternary expressions (as in x ? y : z) explained in more depth in…

Angular is back

November 9, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Reintroducing Angular with Angular v17 — Angular first appeared in the shape of AngularJS in 2010 and helped launch a wave of large-scale JavaScript frameworks. Angular remains popular in many use cases but is often overlooked in favor of newer options. v17 takes a leap…

Big news for both Next.js and Remix

November 2, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Next.js 14 Released — Unveiled at last week’s Next.js Conf, v14 caused a lot of community discussion (not least on Hacker News), largely surrounding Server Actions being declared stable and the ‘backend-meets-frontend’ opportunities this opens up. A new partial prerendering feature is also in preview,…

Web Components forever?

October 26, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

🗣 Jake’s post fuelled an extensive Hacker News discussion touching on everything from MDX and htmx‘s role, to state management and the ‘shallow’ nature of the Web Components API as-is. Yarn 4.0 Released — Starting life as an npm alternative that resolved several of its…

Ways to serve up less JavaScript

October 19, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Node.js 21 Released — In the next week or so, Node v21 replaces v20 as the ‘current’ release that gets the new features first, with Node v20 becoming the ‘active’ LTS version. v21 introduces V8 11.8, npm 10.2, stable Web Streams support, and an experimental…

Fluid simulation in JavaScript

October 12, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

✍️ Due to being on the road at an event, this is a more compact and bijou issue but I’m back at full pace next week 😅__Peter Cooper, your editor Speeding Up the JS Ecosystem: The Barrel File Debacle — Marvin continues his tour through…

Comparing test assertion styles in JavaScript

October 5, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

An Interactive Intro to CRDTs — Conflict-free replicated data types (the so-called CRDTs) provide a popular approach to replicate data across numerous clients and allow live collaboration between them without conflicts. This post really digs into what makes CRDTs tick well, complete with interactive examples. Jake…