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Front-end web development is not what you think it is.
There are so many stories out there of people who’ve learned to code in 6 weeks, 6 months, a year and now work in the tech industry (or any industry that requires coding). And you know what? Good on them.
But, here is the problem; a lot of people have been led to think that this is true for EVERYONE. In reality, it is not.

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In the news
Last week, Snyk released their first annual State of Open Source Security report. One of the discoveries the report mentions is that an analysis of around 433,000 sites found that 77% of them use at least one front-end JavaScript library with a known security vulnerability. In this post, they take a deep dive into that problem space.

Tools & libraries
Scrollytelling with IntersectionObserver.

A bunch of demos for different web font loading strategies.
Tutorials & guides
Dynamic import() introduces a new function-like form of import that unlocks new capabilities compared to static import. This article compares the two and gives an overview of what's new.

Smaller files are downloaded faster, so making an asset file size smaller before sending it to a client is a good thing to do.
Introduction to the CSS overscroll-behavior property.

The React JavaScript library is a great way to create reusable modular components that can be shared among projects. But how do you ensure your React apps are usable by all kinds of people? Scott takes us through a detailed and timely tutorial on creating accessible React apps.

ES2015 was the most important improvement to Javascript in years. Among many great features it brought brand new module system...

In an era of digital chaos, we understandably gravitate to our trusted sources of information. For us designers, this usually means guidelines as defined by juggernauts such as Google and Apple.
For beginners
Regular Expressions aren’t an Alien language. Learn the basics of Regex in JavaScript here.

Hello from the server side
Over the last year or two rendering templates with React.js on the server has become commonplace. Services from rather static content driven sites to Universal JavaScript Applications built on frameworks like Next.js are serving dynamic of server side rendered views using React.
Gooey hamburger menu toggle. Works best in Chrome...

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