Frontend News Digest 3 -9.08

Learn this week's latest news and updates of JavaScript, CSS, PHP and related technologies
08 August 2019   1575

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

In this digest, you will learn how to improve your procedural code, how to deploy apps to to IBM cloud with Tekton, how to use Immer to manage your React state and much more!

Guides

  • Trigger Firebase Storage Image Resize with Cloud Functions

Tutorial on creating an imager resizer triggered by Firebase Storage

  • Using pipe and compose to improve procedural code

According to the creator, this guide will sohw you how to use pipe and compose to improve the way we write procedural code.

  • Deploying Applications to IBM Cloud Kubernetes via Tekton

This article talks about Tekton, an open-source framework for creating CI/CD systems, and explains how to deploy and use it on the IBM Cloud Kubernetes service

  • Quick Gulp Cache Busting

This tips will allow you to improve your work with Gulp

  • Using Immer for React State Management

Learn how Immer can help you to operate React states

Article

  • Laravel Cloud Source Code on GitHub

Author believes that is a chance to get a glimpse of an application written by the creator of Laravel

Updates

  • Calendario

Library allowing to create flexible calendars

  • Symphony

According to the creators, 113 pull requests were merged (79 in code and 34 in docs) and 55 issues were closed (43 in code and 12 in docs)

Video

  • The Date Object - Getting, Setting & Formatting Dates in JavaScript - Tutorial

  • Simple Slide Show in JavaScript | JavaScript exercises

Frontend News Digest 11 - 17.01

Learn about big Googles plans about cookies, TypeScript 3.8 Beta release, new Microsoft Edge built on Chromium and even more
17 January 2020   96

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

Learn that Google will phase out user-agent strings in Chrome, check the tips for building the apps for new, Chromium-based Microsoft Edge, check the speech of Monica Lent about building resilient frontend architecture at GOTO 2019 and other interesting articles, guides, updates, etc

Guides

  • Why should you use HSL color representation in CSS?

Learn why and (the main thing) how to sue the HSL color representation in CSS

Articles

  • Google to phase out user-agent strings in Chrome

Big company's move - Chrome plans to shift to using Client Hints instead of user-agent strings

  • Intent to experiment: Web NFC

Chrome experiments with the NFC, a lot of interesting things may appear

  • Get started building extensions for the new Microsoft Edge

If you would like to create any app for the new Microsoft browser - check this article and be advised its built on Chromium, so most existing extensions built for Chrome will work without any changes

  • Google plans to kill off third-party cookies in Chrome ‘within 2 years’

The grace period of 2 years is pretty a lot, but, an IT giant is asking advertisment industry to help create more privacy-based alternative to cookies

  • Microsoft spots malicious npm package stealing data from UNIX systems

This malicious package was active on the npm for two weeks and downloaded ‘at least 32 times’ before it was spotted by Microsoft

  • Array reduce vs Chaining vs for Loop 

Check the difference between different approaches of operating an array

Update

  • Upgrading to the new Microsoft Edge

The newest version of the Microsoft's web browser is built on Chromium, so this can really change a lot

  • Announcing TypeScript 3.8 Beta

The beta of the new version Microsoft-backed strict syntactical superset of JavaScript is available  - a good news for all TS coders

Video

  • GOTO 2019 • Building Resilient Frontend Architecture • Monica Lent