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figma.com

Behind the feature: the hidden challenges of autosave

The technical challenges of updating our autosave system.

joshwcomeau.com

Hands-Free Coding

Earlier this year, I developed Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, a repetitive-strain injury, in both of my elbows.

blog.adobe.com

Adobe XD releases 3D Transforms and more at Adobe MAX 2020

Get to final faster with 3D Transforms, Creative Cloud Libraries, Visual Studio Code, and more.

joshwcomeau.com

Building a Modern-Day Hit Counter

I’ve spilled a lot of digital ink on this blog talking about the magic of compile-time workflows , using tools like Gatsby to build rich…

lea.verou.me

The failed promise of Web Components

Web Components had so much potential to empower HTML to do more, make dev more accessible to non-coders & easier for coders. Or that was the idea.

blog.jim-nielsen.com

Defining “View Source”

If someone says they want to “view the source” of a web page, what are they talking about?

devblogs.microsoft.com

Announcing TypeScript 4.0

This version represents our next generation of TypeScript releases, as we dive deeper into expressivity, productivity, and scalability.

increment.com

Increment Issue 14: APIs

This issue explores all things APIs—from their prehistory to their future, their design and development to their opportunities and impacts.

theheadless.dev

The Headless Dev

Learn Puppeteer & Playwright. Tips, tricks and in-depth guides from the trenches.

github.blog

10 great open source games from GMTK Game Jam 2020

GMTK Game Jam is a 48-hour game-making competition focused on design, mechanics, and clever ideas.

frankforce.com

1Keys – How I Made a Piano in only 1kb of JavaScript

The legendary JavaScript competition JS1k was thought to have ended, but it has risen from it’s ashes in the form of JS1024!

thisthat.dev

This vs That

What is the difference between this & that in front-end development?

shoelace.style

Shoelace: a forward-thinking library of web components.

Shoelace provides a collection of professionally designed, every day UI components built on a framework-agnostic technology.

mailgo.dev

Mailgo

A new concept for mailto and tel links.

macwright.org

Second-guessing the modern web

The emerging norm for web development is to build a React single-page application, with server rendering.

engineering.fb.com

Rebuilding our tech stack for a new Facebook.com

Building a new web app for today's browsers, we completely rebuilt our tech stack to achieve our goals for performance and sustainable future growth.

brandonsmith.ninja

Write Libraries, Not Frameworks

When a programmer thinks "I've got some code that will make others' lives easier", there are two forms that can take: a library, or a framework.

rauchg.com

Static Hoisting

Since I published my post detailing the trend towards static hosting, a question has come up: how is this different from a server and a CDN?

css-tricks.com

Alpine.js

The JavaScript framework that's used like jQuery, written Like Vue, and inspired by TailwindCSS.

csswizardry.com

Real-World Effectiveness of Brotli

One of the more fundamental rules of building fast websites is to optimise your assets.