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css-tricks.com

The 60 Hottest Front-end Tools of 2021

A list of the most popular front-end tools in 2021, according to the Web Tools Weekly newsletter. See which resources made the list.

vantajs.com

Vanta.js: 3D & WebGL Background Animations For Your Website

Gallery of customizable plug & play animated backgrounds using three.js

simeongriggs.dev

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.org

Turborepo

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

youtube.com

Have Single-Page Apps Ruined the Web?

The backlash to modern front end development is gaining steam, with good reason: single-page apps have ruined the web.

css-tricks.com

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

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

nextjs.org

Next.js 12

Next.js 12 introduces a brand-new Rust compiler, Middleware (beta), React 18 Support, Native ESM Support, and more.

beta.reactjs.org

React Docs Beta

We are rewriting the React documentation with a few differences.

daverupert.com

HTML with Superpowers

Exploring what web components offer via the Shadow DOM and that you can use them standalone without frameworks, build tools, or package managers.

js13kgames.com

Js13kGames Winner

Js13kGames is a JavaScript coding competition for HTML5 game developers.

kentcdodds.com

How I built a modern website in 2021

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

atroposjs.com

Atropos - Stunning touch-friendly 3D parallax hover effects

Atropos is a lightweight, free and open-source JavaScript library to create stunning touch-friendly 3D parallax hover effects.

retool.com

Retool is the fastest way to build custom internal toolsSponsored

Retool gives a powerful set of building blocks: tables, lists, charts and more. Integrate with any datasource and customize your app using JavaScript.

frankforce.com

LittleJS: The Tiny JavaScript Game Engine That Can!

All aboard! LittleJS is lightweight 2D JavaScript game engine with a WebGL rendering system.

theatrejs.com

Theatre.js

Motion design library for Javascript.

elisehe.in

Using the Platform

Framework-free, no-build websites — how far can they take you in 2021?

smashingmagazine.com

Interactive Learning Tools For Front-End Developers

Interactive coding tools to help you learn CSS, JavaScript, SQL, React, Vim, regular expressions and Jamstack.

css-tricks.com

Choice Words about the Upcoming Deprecation of JavaScript Dialogs

It might be the very first thing a lot of people learn in JavaScript: alert(“Hello, World”);

smashingmagazine.com

How To Build Resilient JavaScript UIs

How defensive coding, observability, and a healthy attitude towards failures better equips us before, during, and after an error occurs.

slinkity.dev

Slinkity

To eleventy and beyond! The incredible build plugin for components, page transitions, and more.