#375 — March 2, 2018
Read on the Web
Don’t adjust your sets – we’ve been tweaking the design.
Any feedback or items you want to submit for next week, hit reply, but otherwise enjoy the issue. We’ll be trying out a variety of ideas over the coming weeks :-)— Peter Cooper, editor
webpack 4.0 Released — The popular module and asset bundler is now faster and has new development and production modes with pre-defined settings so you can start quicker too. You might also enjoy a tutorial for using it with Vue.js, a look at the chunk graph improvements, or what the new ‘modes’ do.
Sean T. Larkin
Ryan Dahl and Bert Belder
▶ In The Loop: A Tour of the Event Loop — A 35 minute talk looking at the browser event loop, the thing that orchestrates the main thread of the browser, which includes JS, events, and rendering.
Jake Archibald video
Degenbaev, Filippov, et al.
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Articles and Tutorials
The Origin Story of ESLint — The tale of how a popular linting tool came to be.
Nicholas C Zakas
How to Create an Accessible Autocomplete Component with Vue.js
The Webpack 4.0 Release: What’s New? — A quick roundup of the features and improvements.
Ember’s Equivalent of React’s Render Props
🎬 Videos, Screencasts and Talks
▶ WebAssembly: What and What Next? — Two Googlers cover WebAssembly right from the basics up.
Ben Titzer and Andreas Rossberg
🔧 Code and Tools
Speed Measure Plugin: Measure Your webpack Build Speed — See how fast (or not) your plugins are so you can optimize your builds.
Pagedraw: A Tool to Turn Sketch Mockups into React Apps
vue-cli: A CLI for Faster Vue.js Development
The Vue.js Project
basicScroll: Standalone Parallax Scrolling with CSS Variables — Use dynamically changing CSS variables to animate whatever you want.
Flatbush: Fast Static Spatial Index for 2D Points and Rects
Delighters.js: Trigger CSS Animations as a Page is Scrolled
Get the Best, Most Complete Collection of Angular UI Controls: Wijmo — Wijmo’s dependency-free UI controls include rich declarative markup, full IntelliSense, & the best data grid.
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Tippy.js: A Lightweight, Vanilla JS Tooltip Library
Prompts: Attractive Interactive Prompts for Node CLIs
Terkel Gjervig Nielsen node
FilePond: A Flexible JS File Uploader with Great UX — It’s GPLv3 licensed so take care in where you use it unless you get a commercial license.
Snarkdown: A Minimal, 1KB Markdown Parser — No table support.
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