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5 practical tips to finally learn React in 2018
These are not hard-and-fast truths that you have to abide by till the end of times. Instead, these are just some helpful guidelines to help you learn React fundamentals faster — so you can move on to the other things.
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Less than a month ago, HTML 5.2 became an official W3C Recommendation (REC).
Npm has recently made some changes to how package naming works to better fight typosquatting, and help package authors pick names that stand out.

The TC39 committee is considering adding a clause in the JS specification that recommends using the semicolons.
Tools & libraries
A micro web server so fast, it'll make you dance!

Run a module in a Web Worker.

A blazing fast React alternative, compatible with IE8 and React 16.

Tutorials & guides
Variable fonts were developed as the joint effort of the four biggest tech companies involved in type design—Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Adobe.

For a beginner, accessibility can be daunting. With all of the best intentions in the world, the learning curve to developing compliant, fully accessible websites and apps is huge. It's also hard to find the right advice, because it's an ever-changing and increasingly crowded landscape.
A free book about pragmatic, balanced functional programming in JavaScript.

Tom Warren's "Chrome is turning into the new Internet Explorer 6" for The Verge has a title that, to us front-end web developers, suggests that Chrome is turning into a browser far behind in technology and replete with tricky bugs. Aside from the occasional offhand generic, "Chrome is getting so bad lately," comments you hear, we know that's not true. Chrome often leads the pack for good web tech.
The issue that Chrome is starting to suffer from is that it is becoming too good. Google just has so many people invested in the entire process of web development stack that the other browsers are having a hard time catching up when it comes to releasing new features.
However, this was not the issue that Internet Explorer faced.
For beginners
With Flexbox and Grid, plus the related specifications of Box Alignment and Writing Modes, we have new layout models for the web, which have been designed to enable the types of layouts we need to create.
Hello from the server side
Learn how HTTPS works by reading about Alice, Bob and a lot of carrier pigeons

A neat trick how to implement skewed images.
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