It’s about time

July 2, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

Solid 1.0: A Declarative JavaScript UI Library Worth Investigating — JavaScript isn’t short of good reactive frameworks (React, Svelte, Vue..) but Solid’s creator is determined and adamant to demonstrate how Solid addresses React’s shortcomings while offering Svelte-like simplicity. He makes a good case, so try…

A little look back..

July 1, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

✍️ Several readers have written in asking if we can do more frequent recaps of popular things we’ve covered recently. We do an annual roundup as the final issue of each year – here’s 2020’s – but since we’re now exactly half way through 2021,…

How to structure a React app

June 30, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

iMessage Clone using Stream Chat and React Native — Stream recently published an open source clone of the iMessage application built using v3 of stream-chat-react-native library. This project demonstrates the implementation of message search, swipeable channel list, message list, reactions etc, similar to that of iMessage.…

ES2021 approved by Ecma

June 25, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

▶  Coding Up a Mario Game in JavaScript with Kaboom.js — Ania is back showing us how to create a basic platformer in the course of an hour in her typically breezy, easy to follow manner. Watch this if you want to reignite that coding spark. Ania Kubów…

Node 16.4.0 released

June 24, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

Learn to Build Scalable React Apps — Brian Holt covers the latest tools in the React ecosystem like TypeScript, TailwindCSS, Redux, Jest, and more in this new and updated video course! Frontend Masters ApostropheCMS 3.0 Released — The latest release of a fully featured MIT-licensed Node.js-based…

A new browser-based React IDE idea

June 23, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

Demystifying styled-components — If anything ever seems ‘magical’, it might be time to dig in and figure out how things work. Josh ‘pops the hood’ on the popular Styled Components component styling system and demonstrates how you’d build a simple similar such thing of your…

What you need to know about React 18

June 18, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

Benchmarking JavaScript Memory Usage — Historically, memory usage hasn’t been a heavily tracked thing in the JavaScript world, whether for a lack of tooling or motivation. This is changing, and new tools and APIs are turning up all the time. Here, Tim has done some…

A better HTTP client for Node

June 17, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

Undici 4.0: An HTTP Client, Written from Scratch for Node — The goal of this project has been to replace Node’s core HTTP library with something faster, more scalable, and without the ‘fundamental design issues’ of the core API. v4 introduces redirect support, a faster…