Frontend News Digest 04 - 10.01

Front-End Performance Checklist 2020, Firefox 72 released, new version of Node.js and more
10 January 2020   159

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 - 27.12

16+ articles of December 2019 to learn JavaScript, flexible captioned slanted images, first part of TypeScript tutorial and even more
27 December 2019   254

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

Learn how to create the analogs of Go channels in JS, how Nuxt.js solves the SEO problems in Vue.js, check the basics of CSS and many other interersting things awaits for you. 

Guides

  • 16+ Articles of December 2019 to Learn JavaScript

The freshest list of JS related guides and tutorials for different skill level

  • Go channels in JS (4/5): Ranging

4th chapter of the guide on creating analog of Go channels if JavaScript

  • Flexible Captioned Slanted Images

Despite the newest layout tools, old tricks like negative margins may still become handy - learn why and where

  • The basics of CSS. Block elements

Despite the fact this tutorial is pretty basic, I believe it can become handy for some of our readers

Articles

  • How Nuxt.js solves the SEO problems in Vue.js

In one way or another, SEO is a part of the website creating too 

  • It Takes Thought to Write Good CSS

It takes thought to do everything good, even CSS

Video

  • TypeScript Tutorial #1 - Introduction

Update

  • Moon phase widget

Small JS lib that allows you to show visitors of your website in what phase moon is now at viewer's location

  • One Spaces

Small module for making className

  • Postgres.JS

PostgreSQL client for Node.js, called by the team the fastest; maybe worth checking that?