Let’s build a JavaScript bundler

April 29, 2022 By Mark Otto Off

Four Eras of JavaScript Frameworks — While the pre-2012 history is a bit fuzzy given the author’s experiences, this is a nice retrospective and attempt to break down the history of JavaScript frameworks into four eras, each of which builds upon what came before. Chris Garrett…

Now Node 16 gets the Fetch API too

April 28, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Node 18’s ‘Prefix-Only’ Core Modules — A look at a new type of core module that can’t be imported quite like the others, e.g. import test from ‘node:test’ – what is this unusual package name notation about? Colin breaks it down in an easy to…

Why Does Remote Work Make Us Paranoid? And What To Do About It?

April 27, 2022 By Mark Otto Off

The number of people working remotely has significantly risen worldwide since the beginning of the COVID in January 2020. And in spring 2022, with ongoing pandemics, many businesses in Eastern Europe faced new threats and had to find new ways to organize safe employees’ workplaces.…

React 18.1 released

April 27, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Remotion 3.0: ‘Write’ Videos in React — Remotion provides a way for you to use your React knowledge to create videos by writing what you want to happen in code with Remotion then handling the rendering and encoding. ▶️ This video showing off the new…

Node.js 18, WebAssembly 2.0, and Ember 4.3

April 22, 2022 By Mark Otto Off

Lots of bits and pieces this week like running JavaScript on MS-DOS(!?), a deep dive on a V8 optimization, writing React apps on top of Ruby on Rails, a JS runtime for a tiny microcontroller, and, oh, a huge Node release.. Lexical: An Extensible Text…

Node.js 18 released

April 21, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Node.js 18 (Current) Released — Almost exactly one year after Node 16 and two after Node 14 comes the newest version of Node. It’s a ‘current’ branch release for now, but will become an LTS (Long-Term Support) release in October, and you can expect it…

Putting React on Rails

April 20, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

How to Create a Modern CRUD App with Ruby on Rails and React — A thorough, and newly updated, tutorial covering building a fully functional CRUD app with Rails 7, SQLite, esbuild, React 18, hooks, React Router, and more. An ideal guide if you want…

Stand With Ukraine!

April 19, 2022 By Mark Otto Off

The war in Ukraine is a ghastly tragedy and an outrageous event which can never be justified. The war has catastrophic effect on the lives of millions of people not only in Ukraine 🇺🇦, but around the whole world. The team of Flatlogic strongly condemns…

On function composition in JavaScript

April 15, 2022 By Mark Otto Off

JS Function Composition: What’s The Big Deal? — James’ articles on JavaScript fundamentals have been very popular over the years, so it’s great to see a new one focusing on a common activity: function composition — “Why, then, do functional programmers get all worked up…