Optimize Rendering with CSS Containment

The folks at Igalia has been recently working on the implementation of CSS Containment in Chromium – which already shipped in Chrome 52, back in 2016 – by providing some fixes and optimizations based on the standard. Their post forms a nice intro on the subject: The main goal of CSS Containment standard is to […]

Customer Support

Customer support is an R&D exercise. Every support ticket is an opportunity to think through: 🎫 How can we avoid having this support ticket on the future? 👓 How could we make the product clearer? 🤷🏻‍♀️ How could we avoid the confusion? 🐛 Fix the bug. —@parkerconrad — Garry() (@garrytan) June 1, 2019 Treat causes, […]

SwiftUI by Example – Free Course on SwiftUI

Paul Hudson, creator of Hacking with Swift: 🧐What if I said I was thinking of writing a book about all the SwiftUI techniques I've learned? 😳What if I said I'd ALREADY written it? 🤩What if I said I was making videos too? 🤯What if I said it was online NOW, free? Wonder no more, folks: […]

React Hooks: When to useMemo and useCallback

Insightful post by Kent C. Dodds on the costs and benefits of React’s useMemo and useCallback. We hear a lot that you should use React.useCallback to improve performance and that “inline functions can be problematic for performance,” so how could it ever be better to not useCallback? Just take a step back from React and […]

PHP Insights – Analyze the Code Quality of your PHP Projects

PHP Insights is a Static Analysis Tool for your PHP code. It contains built-in checks for making code reliable, loosely coupled, simple, and clean. Works out-of-the-box with the current set of popular frameworks. # First, install: composer require nunomaduro/phpinsights –dev # Then, use it: ./vendor/bin/phpinsights PHP Insights →

SwiftUI

Yesterday, next to revealing a $999 monitor stand, Apple announced SwiftUI which got me quite excited. SwiftUI is an innovative, exceptionally simple way to build user interfaces across all Apple platforms with the power of Swift. Build user interfaces for any Apple device using just one set of tools and APIs. With a declarative Swift […]

The Economics of Open Source // Introducing Entropic, a federated package registry

At JSConf EU 2019, CJ Silverio – former CTO at NPM Inc – gave this talk on why a VC-funded private package registry (read: the one ran by NPM Inc) holds many dangers. The JS package commons is in the hands of a for-profit entity. We trust NPM Inc with our shared code, but we […]