#377 — March 16, 2018
Read on the Web
Pell 1.0: A Tiny, Simple WYSIWYG Web Text Editor — No dependencies, ES6, and only 1.38KB minned and gzipped. Play with a demo here.
A Comprehensive Guide to Learning React in 2018 — A classic, interactive ‘from scratch’ tutorial that’s just been upgraded to React 16.3 standards.
Progress Kendo UI sponsor
TOAST UI Chart: Attractive Charts to Visualize Data — Cross-browser (even supports IE8) and you get bar/column, line, area, bubble, pie, heatmap, bullet, and boxplot charts out of the box as well as combinations of them. Lots of demos here.
Take the TC39 Developer Engagement Survey — The ECMAScript standards committee wants to understand how you engage with the official specs and are keen to reach developers not on Twitter. 10 simple questions.
Yulia Startsev (Mozilla) and TC39
Driver.js: ‘Drive’ Users’ Focus Across a Web Page — A no-dependency library for creating ‘tour’-style mechanisms and highlights on a page.
TypeScript 2.8 RC Released — Conditional types are the headline feature.
npm 5.8.0(-next.0) Released
The npm Blog
Frontend Engineer for Leading Open Source Company — Love coding web apps & building reusable high-performance UI components? Help define open source web app UI for large-scale enterprises.
Find a Job You’re Passionate About — Vettery connects you directly to hiring managers at over 4,000 top companies. Make a profile today and land your dream job.
Tutorials and Articles
4 Awesome Things You Can Do with the Vue.js CLI — Working with Vue? The CLI will make your life better.
The 4 Layers of SPAs You Need to Know — An attempt to explain modern single page apps (SPAs) by slicing them into views, services, storage, and the domain/model.
Building a Basic Neural Network with Brain.js — A very elementary ‘getting started’ tutorial.
How to Develop an Effective Indexing Strategy — Grab your free MongoDB tutorial on optimising indexing strategies from Studio 3T.
Studio 3T sponsor
Jecelyn Yeen old-but-gold
Videos, Screencasts and Talks
Fun Fun Function
▶ A Gentle 1hr Intro to Express.js and RESTful APIs — Excellent for beginners.
Programming with Mosh
Code and Tools 🔧
Emma: A CLI Tool to Find and Install npm Packages
Rough.js: Create Graphics with a Hand-Drawn Appearance
The Filepond File Upload Library Relicenses to MIT — We linked to this attractive looking file upload control recently when it was GPLv3 licensed. Demo.
MobX 4 Released: A Simple State Management Library
Mark Text: A Cross-Platform Markdown Editor App — Built with Electron and Vue.
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