React performance profiling with the DevTools

November 23, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Improving React Interaction Times by 4x — This is about as practical and real world as it gets. Causal’s engineers noticed some sluggish UI interactions in their React app (as many of us do) and were determined to get to the cause of the problem.…

Nuxt 3.0, TypeScript 4.9, Angular 15..

November 18, 2022 By Mark Otto Off

What’s So Great About Functional Programming? — If anyone has excitedly insisted you check out Elm, PureScript, Haskell or F#, they may have caught Functionitis™ and want you to catch it too. James, author of the forthcoming Skeptic’s Guide to Functional Programming with JavaScript, sells…

Now npm fans can walk the Deno-saur

November 17, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Deno 1.28 Released (Now with 1.3 Million New Modules..?) — Yes, we know Deno isn’t Node (it is an anagram of it, though 😏) but given its shared provenance and now that Deno now officially supports using npm modules in a ‘stable’ way, this is…

Particle-arly impressive React

November 16, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

The Magical World of Particles with React Three Fiber and Shaders — An interactive introduction where you’ll learn all sorts about shaders and rendering particle effects with them. There’s actually a fair bit of JS here, it’s not all GLSL incantations. Does your next CRUD…

Rome wasn’t rewritten in a day

November 11, 2022 By Mark Otto Off

Rome v10: Rust-Powered JS Linting and Formatting — A project founded by the original creator of Babel naturally provokes interest. Rome’s ambitious mission is to unify all the frontend dev tools you’d need into one, and formatting and linting is where they’ve started with this…

It’s all about security

November 10, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Node.js Security Best Practices — A new official document from the Node.js team providing guidelines on securing your Node apps by looking at what the main threats are and how to mitigate them. Node.js Project And.. Node Security Releases: 19.0.1, 18.12.1, 16.18.1 and 14.21.1 — Three security…

Gatsby 5 – faster than ever before

November 9, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Together with  Gatsby 5.0: The Fastest Gatsby Yet — The performance oriented React-based framework that isn’t Next.js takes another step forward with a Slice API for speeding up common updates across a site, partial hydration in beta form, a new Script component for.. loading scripts,…

Is Turbopack really 10x faster than Vite?

November 4, 2022 By Mark Otto Off

Together with  What is a ‘Realm’ in JavaScript? — One of those things you don’t need to know, but that will flesh out your understanding of JS under the hood. A realm is essentially the complete execution environment for a JavaScript program. Gal Weizman Then if…

Getting Rusty with Node, but in a good way

November 3, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Together with  Node Security Releases Expected.. Today? — Releases of Node 14.x, 16.x, 18.x and 19.x are expected imminently to address three security vulnerabilities. The good news is when they do appear, they’ll update the post we’re linking to, so by the time you see…

Going from Figma to React, responsively

November 2, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

✍️ If you missed last week’s issue, you’ll want to catch up as it was a big one with Next.js 13 and Turbopack getting announced. This week is a little quieter for big news, but there’s still plenty to be getting on with.. 🙂__Peter Cooper, your…