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This newsletter is all of the links and material that raise my eyebrow each week as a full stack developer.

Events/ Training

To explore the possibilities and features of CSS Grid together, we’d love to invite you to a little contest.


Join us for two days of talks, codelabs, and breakout sessions from the Polymer team, Googlers, and major companies using Polymer and Web Components.


At this point you’ve undoubtedly heard about imperative programming vs declarative programming. You might have even searched for what those terms actually mean.


In this course, we will incorporate react-intl into a project created with create-react-app and react-router.


In this series, we’ll explore the complex landscape of machine learning and artificial intelligence through one example from the field of computer vision: using a decision tree to count the number of fingers in an image. It’s gonna be crazy.


Microsoft has always been a company with a focus on developers. Now that the developer communities are increasingly, if not largely, open source, Microsoft has been adapting to this new reality.



Vue.js is a great framework! It has a friendly learning curve and combines the best of React’s component approach and Angular’s templates.


You hear a lot of buzz about React Native these days, yet most people seem to talk about its ability to run on multiple platforms as its main benefit.


While native apps are rich in experience, they do come with a price of an install. A new way to deliver amazing user experiences on the web is Progressive Web Apps also called PWA.


How to build an Android app using Cordova and VueJS – Pusher Blog


The standard way to develop a NativeScript app, currently, is either writing ‘vanilla’ NativeScript or using Angular, which also offers the opportunity to share code between the web and mobile. Many voices, however, have been asking for a Vue.js integration with NativeScript


Vue is a popular JavaScript framework for web apps with easy binding between data in memory and the user interface. Now Weex allows us to code native mobile apps using the Vue framework!




When we started the “Parkour” project in 2010, members of the team had built something like a dozen JavaScript frameworks or component systems between them and those systems were powering the front-ends of billion-dollar businesses and used by thousands of engineers every day.


I find myself with the same emotion when I’m talking about React. I’ll be getting through the first lecture of a workshop, showing off some cool new OSS, and invariably somebody says: “inline functions? I heard those are slow.”


To keep your product revelant in the market, you should be building Progressive Web Apps (PWA).


There is a high likelihood that there are already a multitude of articles about the new React.js 16 release. But for learning about the changes of the library myself, I wanted to read up all the new React 16 features and improvements too.


What they saw compared to their old mobile site was a 70%+ improvement in time to first paint , 31% improvement in time-to-interactive. and loaded in under 4 seconds over 3G for many typical visitors and on their target hardware.


Cheatsheet for the JavaScript knowledge you will frequently encounter in modern projects.




Last summer I wrote this post which quickly became my most popular one to day. With webpack 2 and 3 it got outdated, so I decided to write a new one.


These past few days, I dove into Visual Studio Code and TypeScript in an attempt to get a better workflow going with GraphQL / React apps.


Cypress has come a long way since the early days. We’ve overcome seemingly insurmountable technical challenges. We’ve solved some of the hardest and most difficult problems and built a tool that exceeds the boundaries of what we’ve come to accept.


A framework for building native UWP and WPF apps with React.


Puppeteer is a Node library which provides a high-level API to control headless Chrome over the DevTools Protocol. It can also be configured to use full (non-headless) Chrome.


So the day finally arrived. After delivering the basic set of features for the company, running against startup-kind-of-deadlines, we finally had some time to c̶r̶e̶a̶t̶e̶ improve Test Coverage and switch to a more Test Driven Development way of working.



Database load can be a silent performance killer. I’ve been optimizing the query performance of a web app I run designed to get people involved in open source, but was seeing random spikes of query times to 15 seconds or more. While I had been seeing this behavior for some time, I only recently began […]


A very interesting development in recent months has been in GraphQL, an API query language especially targeted at front-end and mobile developers developed by Facebook.


PRODUCT / May 10, 2017 CockroachDB 1.0 is Production-Ready by Spencer Kimball Today, we are pleased to announce the release of CockroachDB 1.0, the first open source, cloud-native SQL database.


Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally distributed, multi-model database.


SQL is the second-most common programming language, used by 50% of all developers (Web, Desktop, Sysadmin/DevOps, Data Scientist/Engineer) and beaten only by JavaScript – a language half the age of SQL.


Both JSON and Redis need no introduction; the former is the standard data interchange format between modern applications, whereas the latter is ubiquitous wherever performant data management is needed by them.


Web Server/ Cloud


We all speak a lot, as it’s part of a developer advocate’s job, and we’re also frequently asked where we’ll be speaking. For the most part, we each manage our own sites where we list all of this speaking, but that’s not a very good experience for people trying to explore, so I made a […]


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform that offers various cloud based features and is made by Amazon. AWS was first launched in 2006. Amazon Web Services(AWS) Certification is has quickly become a must have certificates for any IT professional working with AWS.


In this article I will show you how to deploy a production ready Vue.js — SSR (Vuetify) Application, using Pm2 (production process manager) for Node.JS and Nginx for reverse — proxy.


I recently found myself creating a CI/CD pipeline for a 3 page static html website, and to be honest, despite how long it took to setup, I think it was worth it! In this post I write about my journey and reflection.


With Docker, you have simple commands like docker run or docker stop to start/stop a container respectively. Unlike these simple commands that let you do operations on a single container, there is no docker deploy command to push new images to a group of hosts


While container technology has existed for years, Docker really took it mainstream. A lot of companies and developers now use containers to ship their apps. Docker provides an easy to use interface to work with containers


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