Frontend News Digest 22- 28.02

Curveball - a TS microframework, introduction to ML in Node.js, HEX engine update and other interesting things
28 February 2020   317

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

Learn about source maps in Node.js, understand and implement rate limiting in Node.js, watch the video from the speech at GOTO 2019 about UX tips to avoid losing users' attention and many more things.

  • Source maps in Node.js

Check how source maps works in Node and how to work with them

  • Curveball - A typescript microframework

Introduction-overview-tutorial to a TS microframework you maybe haven't heard off, but which may become handy

  • Understanding and implementing rate limiting in Node.js

Learn what is rate limiting in Node, how it works, various ways to implement it, and some practical scenarios

  • Introduction to machine learning in Node.js

Basic tutorail for those who are willing to use Node.js for ML

Video

  • GOTO 2019 • UX Tips to Avoid Losing Users' Attention • Chris Atherton

Updates

  • HEX Engine

2D Game Engine for the browser, written in TypeScript, designed to be like react

  • AVA

Test runner for Node

  • Node.JS

One of the most popular JavaScript runtime environments

  • NodeCG

Broadcast graphics framework and app

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   452

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