#433 — April 19, 2019
Read on the Web
The Front-End Developer Handbook 2019 — This popular, detailed guide returns for another year. Updated with plenty of useful resources, learning materials and dev tools.
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Razzle: Create Server-Rendered Universal Apps with No Config — It abstracts all the tooling for a universal app into a single dependency and leaves the decisions around frameworks, routing, and data fetching to you (think create-react-app but for any set of frameworks). Version 3 came out just this week introducing Babel 7 support.
Toon Verwaest and Marja Hölttä
“[TDD] eliminates fear of the merge button. That reassuring coverage number gives your whole team the confidence to stop gatekeeping every little change to the codebase and let changes thrive. Removing fear of change is like oiling a machine.”
___Eric Elliott ponders what TDD means to him in TDD Changed My Life.
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📘 Tutorials and Opinions
How to Know What to Test — “Given enough time and experience, you develop an intuition for knowing what to test.”
Kent C Dodds
Say Hello to Scheduled Stitch Triggers — MongoDB Scheduled Stitch Triggers enable you to run your functions automatically on a timed schedule. Get set up in under 3 minutes.
How to Build a Large Vue Application — Vue is perfect as it is for small and medium-sized apps, but you might want to lean on systems to make apps more modular at larger scales.
Choosing The Right Node.js Framework: Next, Nuxt, Nest? — A handy examination of the differences between three very popular server-side rendering frameworks.
Liz Parody node
Felix Maier node
Get the Fastest Website Deployments — Learn the most effective way to build better apps faster.
Sung M. Kim
🔧 Code and Tools
match-sorter: Simple, Expected, and Deterministic Best-Match Array Sorting
Kent C. Dodds
Bowser: A Browser Detector — Because “not even good modern browsers always provide good feature detection mechanisms.”
Toast Editor: A GitHub-Flavorked Markdown/WYSIWYG Editor — A new version (1.4.0) has just dropped.
Build & Run JS Unikernels Easily In Minutes using This Free Open Source Tool
Bootbox.js: alert, confirm and Other Dialogs for Bootstrap
react-jsonschema-form: A React Component for Building Forms from a JSON Schema
Octotree 3.0: A Browser Extension for Greater GitHub Code Trees — A tool that gives you an IDE-like code tree when browsing projects on GitHub.
Buu Nguyen and Contributors