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wired.com

The Healing Power of JavaScript

For some of us—isolates, happy in the dark—code is therapy, an escape and a path to hope in a troubled world.

kaboomjs.com

Kaboom.js

Kaboom.js (beta) is a JavaScript library that helps you make games fast and fun!

svelte.dev

SvelteKit is in public beta

And we’d love to have your feedback.

esoteric.codes

Esoteric.codes

Languages, platforms, and systems that break from the norms of computing

vole.wtf

The Kilobyte’s Gambit

Can you beat 1024 bytes of JavaScript?

remysharp.com

The web didn’t change; you did

On framework fatigue, complexity of builds and the fact that simple is, and has always been possible.

kreativepro.io

KreativePro™ MasterclassSponsored

Invest in your skills and become a creative professional! Learn to build advanced web experiences with #nocode. Join +2K students today!

hotwire.dev

Hotwire - HTML Over The Wire

An alternative web app development approach from the team at Basecamp without using much JavaScript, by sending HTML instead of JSON over the wire

lea.verou.me

The case for Weak Dependencies in JS

One issue with ESM (and other module systems) is that you can't have optional dependencies.

polypane.app

Polypane 4: Unified Console, DOM tree in elements panel

Polypane now has a unified console that combines console messages from all viewports and lets you send console commands to all of them too.

joshwcomeau.com

JavaScript Operator Lookup

Enter a JavaScript operator to learn more about it.

macwright.com

If not SPAs, What?

A few months ago, I wrote an article about how the SPA pattern has failed to simplify web development.

medium.com

Introducing React Spectrum

A collection of libraries and tools that help you build adaptive, accessible, and robust web apps.

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.