#432 — April 12, 2019
Read on the Web
Twemoji (Twitter Emoji): Emojis for Everyone — A library from Twitter that can give your apps cross platform support for the over 3000 emojis in Unicode 12 by parsing text and inserting hosted images for the relevant emojis.
Twitter Open Source
jQuery 3.4.0 Released — So many of us owe so much to jQuery that I just have to feature any of its key updates (even if you might not need it). 3.4 is focused on bug fixes and performance improvements, but we’re told a serious overhaul is on the way for jQuery 4.0.
The jQuery Foundation
New Course: TypeScript 3 Fundamentals — 🏎💨 TypeScript adoption has grown at an astounding rate. TypeScript allows you to catch bugs before they happen, and collaborate with your team more effectively by documenting your code.
Frontend Masters sponsor
MDX 1.0 Released: Seamlessly Write JSX in Markdown — A major milestone for an increasingly popular library that makes it easy to write content that directly relies on components. Homepage and GitHub repo.
Joe Belfiore (Microsoft)
Full Stack, Mobile & Infrastructure Engineers — Joining our team means you will be working in our fast paced environment and you are fearless of our next big challenge.
Software Engineer – iCloud Web Apps (California, US) — We’re looking for creative engineers to join our diverse team who can help build the world’s best web applications.
📘 Tutorials and Opinions
How to Write Points from CSV to InfluxDB
Form Validation in Under an Hour with Vuelidate — Sarah Drasner runs through some of the trickier sides of form validation, making use of the Vue.js model-based validation library Vuelidate.
undefined: The Third Boolean Value? — It’s neither true or false, and sometimes that third option might be what you really want.
Why I Chose Vue over React
🔧 Code and Tools
Niklas von Hertzen
A Much Faster Way to Debug Code Than with Breakpoints or console.log — Wallaby catches errors in your tests and code and displays them right in your editor as you type, making your development feedback loop more productive.
Node v11.14.0 (Current) Released
Node.js Foundation node
Choices: A Vanilla JS Customizable Select Box/Text Input Plugin
🖼 medium-zoom: A Library for Medium-Style Image Zooming — Responsive, can load a higher definition version of an image on zoom, and mouse, keyboard and gesture friendly. Demo.
jQuery Terminal Emulator: A Web Based Terminal Plugin — Create CLI style interfaces in your own webapps. Demo and more info.
Jakub T. Jankiewicz
Get the Fastest Website Deployments. Ever.
Forever 1.0: A CLI Tool to Ensure A Script Runs Continuously
Charlie Robbins and Contributors node
ReactPlayer: A React Component for Playing Media From Remote URLs — From file paths to YouTube, Facebook, Twitch, SoundCloud, Streamable, Vimeo, and more. (React developer? Our React newsletter is where most of our React-related links are.)