Category: Dev


Moving from Flow to TypeScript for static typing

#420 — January 18, 2019
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JavaScript Weekly

Exploring JavaScript Modules: From IIFEs to CommonJS to ES6 Modules — A commonly 'under-learned' aspect of JavaScript is the module system, but given its unusual and varied history, that might not be a surprise. In this post (which also comes in video...


Oreo Construction: Hiding Your Components Inside The PCB

In recent months, the ability to hide components inside a circuit board has become an item of interest. We could trace this to the burgeoning badgelife movement, where engineers create beautiful works of electronic art. We can also attribute this interest to Bloomberg’s Big Hack, where Jordan Robertson and Michael...


Node v11.7.0 (Current)

Notable Changes
compression / zlib:
Added brotli support (Anna Henningsen and Zach Vacura) #24938

Added inspectOptions option (Ruben Bridgewater) #24978

Always accept private keys as public keys (Tobias Nießen) #25217

Upgrade npm to v6.5.0 (Jordan Harband) #25234



Ben Heck Can Program The Smallest Microcontroller

Microcontrollers are small, no one is arguing that. On a silicon wafer the size of a grain of rice, you can connect a GPS tracker to the Internet. Put that in a package, and you can put the Internet of Things into something the size of a postage stamp. There’s one microcontroller that’s smaller than all the others....


2019 CSS Wishlist

What do you wish CSS could do natively that it can't do now? First, let's review the last time we did this in 2013.

❌ "I'd like to be able to select an element based on if it contains another particular selector"
❌ "I'd like to be able to select an element based on the content it contains"


How to Use Animation in Angular 6

In this tutorial, you'll learn about the importance of animations in improving the user experience. I'll show you how to incorporate animations in Angular 6 applications with the help of animation components and Bootstrap.The Role of Animations in User Design
Most web users are visual creatures and therefore respond to...