Frontend News Digest 04 - 10.01

Front-End Performance Checklist 2020, Firefox 72 released, new version of Node.js and more
10 January 2020   345

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here's new frontend technologies news digest.

Learn how about V8 and how to fight memory leaks using Node and the Chrome DevTools, npm security review of 2019, Mocha, JS test network for Node update and many other interesting materials awaits for you.

Guides

  • Front-End Performance Checklist 2020

Detailed checklist has been updated once again for 2020 and now it’s filled with everything you need to consider for creating fast web experiences

  • Memory Leaks Demystified

Learn about V8 and using Node and the Chrome DevTools to track down memory leaks in this tutorial

Articles

  • Firefox 72 — our first song of 2020

New version of one of the most popular web browsers has been released, so it's time to check what it brings for the coders

  • Google Chrome to hide notification spam starting February 2020

New important upcoming feature of very popular webbrowser, that may really effect some websites

  • Self-hosting third-party resources: the good, the bad and the ugly

Check the pros, cons, underwater rocks and potentional issues in self-hosting third-partty resources

  • npm Security 2019 in Review

The report by the npm Inc’s VP of Security about the different stats related to security of the npm repo in 2019

Update

  • Node v13.6.0 (Current)

The freshest version of very popular JavaScript runtime environments

  • Mocha

JavaScript test framework for Node.js & The Browser 

Video

  • WEB SCRAPING made simple with JAVASCRIPT tutorial

  • Using Typescript with modern React 

Frontend News Digest 21 - 27.03

Embrace modern image formats, how to indicate scroll postion on page with CSS, integrate TypeScript with GraphQL and more
27 March 2020   470

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here's new frontend technologies news digest.

Learn how to use the currentColor value in CSS, how to debug a child process in Node and Gatsby.js with Chrome, how to Debug a Node.js Application: Tips, Tricks and Tools and other cool, useful and demanded things, related to all parts of frontend development.

Guides

  • Embracing modern image formats

Learn how modern images formats and <picture> element can reduce image sizes

  • How to use the currentColor value in CSS

A tutorial on a basic CSS feature, great for newbies

  • Indicating Scroll Position on a Page With CSS

This guide will teach you how to indicate scroll position, using only CSS

  • How to debug a child process in Node and Gatsby.js with Chrome

Learn how to patch `jest-worker`package used by Gatsby.js and by patching enable child process debugging using Chrome Dev Tools in this tutorial

  • Integrating TypeScript with GraphQL

Learn how to integrade TypeScript with GraphQL

  • How to Debug a Node.js Application: Tips, Tricks and Tools

Massive tutorial on Node app debugging, with some tips, that can be useful even for skilled developers

Articles

  • Full Third-Party Cookie Blocking and More (in Safari)

Safari’s Intelligent Tracking, has been in beta for some time, introduces significant privacy changes, including cross-site cookies now being blocked by default

Video

  • The Complete AEA DC 2019 Now Online

Giant number of different interesting speeches from An Event Apart session, that was realeased special in a pack for you to stay home

Updates

  • uppload

JS image uploader with 30+ plugins 

  • Node-SQLite

SQLite client library for Node.js applications 

  • Backstage

Open platform for building developer portals