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There’s never been a better time to build websites

We’re closing in on the end of 2021 and I’m as excited now about building websites as I’ve been in ~25 years.


Turborepo is a high-performance build system for JavaScript and TypeScript codebases.

Design 10x faster with UI components powered by codeSponsored

Build your prototypes with fully interactive components. Reach new heights of functional fidelity. Design with UXPin Merge.

Launching Fig

Now generally available, Fig adds VSCode-style autocomplete to your MacOS terminal to make it easier and more productive.

Hydrogen: Shopify's opinionated framework for building custom storefronts

A React-based framework for developing storefronts including a partnership with StackBlitz giving the ability to experiment/develop in-browser.

Developer Tools secrets that shouldn’t be secrets

There is no doubt that, besides the Elements tool, Console is the most used part of the browser developer tools.

So, You Want to Build an @mention Autocomplete Feature?

There’s no reason a composition box has to be a dull text area.

Coding Font

Play the coding font tournament by Typogram to find your true love of coding fonts!

Visual Studio Code for the Web

Announcing, Visual Studio Code for the Web.

How I built a modern website in 2021

I rewrote using the latest technologies and I want to talk about what I did.

How to win at CORS

The ‘how’ and ‘why’ of CORS, from start to finish, including an interactive CORS playground!

Instanced Line Rendering Part II: Alpha blending

A couple of years ago I published Instanced Line Rendering, which covered rendering lines with various joins and end caps and in 2D and 3D.

The Self Provisioning Runtime

Improvements in DX in both programming languages and cloud infrastructure will eventually converge in a single paradigm.

Crafting Organic Patterns With Voronoi Tessellations

Learn to create beautiful, versatile, and organic generative patterns inspired by the natural world.

Visualizing a codebase

Let’s explore ways to automatically visualize a GitHub repo, and how that could be useful.

The State of Developer Ecosystem in 2021 Infographic

The State of Developer Ecosystem 2021 is a detailed report about the programming community.

Building a breadcrumbs component

A foundational overview of how to build a responsive and accessible breadcrumbs component for users to navigate your site.

Trigonometry in CSS and JavaScript: Beyond Triangles

In part three of our series we’ll look at how to create more interesting shapes with trigonometry, and how to draw them with the Canvas API.

GitHub Copilot: Your AI pair programmer

GitHub Copilot works alongside you directly in your editor, suggesting whole lines or entire functions for you.

Coded Illustrations

One of the more exciting calls I get as an artist working in the field of new media is for editorial illustration work.