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In Critical Defense of Frontend Development
The field of frontend development is in another crisis, largely due to an incomplete, misinterpreted definition and a bizarre mess created by “web development as a commodity” and “web development as software development.” This blog post is all about how frontend development is more than development, and what we can (and maybe should) do.
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Over the past several months, the Brave team has been working with Protocol Labs on adding InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) support in Brave.
Libs, Tools & References
The first composable CSS animation toolkit.
This article is a response to the Platform Adjacency Theory by Alex Russell, with specific takes on WebUSB and some alternative proposals for a way forward.
A foundational overview of how to build a responsive slide-out sidenav.
An introduction to CSS clip-path, how it works, with example and use-cases.
TypeScript and JavaScript have steadily evolved over the last years, and some of the habits we built over the last decades have become obsolete. Some might never have been meaningful. Here's a list of 10 habits that we all should break.
There are lots of ways to test your website for accessibility issues. Services, software packages, even human testing companies. They all have their place and often a test with real people is the best thing to do. However, for a quick, preliminary test you don’t need to install anything or pay for a service. Browsers come with developer tools built-in and these have great accessibility testing features.
A summary of my favourite Chrome DevTools features.
For beginners
The better you are at JavaScript, the more successful you will be with React. Let's break down the 7 essential concepts that you should know about JavaScript to master React.
Hello from the server-side
Learn how to use the Node.js crypto module to secure user data and review the basics of cryptography in Node.js.
Inspired by Mikołaj Gałęziowski's dribble shot.