Frontend News Digest 26-29.11

Pros of Strapi CMS, create a Restful API Using Mongoose and Joi, Node OracleDB update and more
29 November 2019   397

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

Learn how to publish npm packages with meta files, check tutorial to Helm 3, how to reduce Twilio webhooks and more

Guides

  • Publishing npm Packages Without Meta Files 

Learn what ‘meta’ files (config files, .npmignore, IDE files, etc.) should not make it into your npm packages

  • Guide to Helm 3 with an Express.js microservice

Helm is a package management tool for the Kubernetes ecosystem and this tutorial covers creating a chart (packages/pre-packaged apps Helm can work with) for an Express.js service

  • How to secure Twilio webhook URLs in Node.js

Three ways to secure your webhook (HTTP request that Twilio, a popular communication API provider for SMS, voice, video performs to find out what the reaction to a Twilio should be) URLs

Articles

  • 5 Things I love about Strapi, a Node.js headless CMS

Overview of Strapi CMS, covering its pros

Updates

  • fix-es-imports

Fixes your ES import paths

  • PostGraphile

This solutiona llows you to get an instant  GraphQL API for your PostgreSQL database with one command

  • node-oracledb

Oracle Corp supported Oracle Database driver for Node.js 

  • public-ip 

Allows you to get public IP address "very fast", as developers say - maybe, worth checking?

Videos

  • Promises From Scratch In A Post-Apocalyptic Future

  • Node.js | Hapi.js & MongoDB | Create a Restful API Using Mongoose and Joi

Frontend News Digest 18 - 24.01

How to turn a procreate drawing into a web animation, how to self-hos your web fonts, giant fines for privacy breach in EU and more
24 January 2020   162

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

Learn about the new browser in-development called Flow, which has a completely new multi-threaded rendering engine, Google is stopping the support for data-vocabulary, NodeJS update and other intersting posts, guides, updates and more are waiting for your attention in this digest.

Guides

  • How to Turn a Procreate Drawing into a Web Animation

Great tiny tutorial for those who use the popular iOS drawing app for creating something for your website

  • Understanding the “Initial”, “Inherit” and “Unset” CSS Keywords

Deep guide for the CSS newbies, but even skilled frontenders can find something interesting

  • How To Self-Host Your Web Fonts

Learn how to self-host web fonts so you’re not rely on Google

Articles

  • New browser on the block: Flow

An interview with Piers Wombwell, lead developer of Flow, a new browser that is being developed and it has a completely new multi-threaded rendering engine (no relation to WebKit, Gecko, or Blink)

  • Fines for European privacy breaches reach 114 million euros: report

Don't break the law

  • Sunsetting support for data-vocabulary

Starting from April 6, the data-vocabulary markup will no longer be eligible for Google rich result features

Update

  • Playwright

Node lib to automate the Chromium, WebKit and Firefox browsers

  • AVA

Test runner for Node.js

  • Node v13.7.0 (Current)

Another update for superpopular tool

Video

  • dotJS 2019 - Bert Belder - Deno