Percollate — A command-line tool to turn web pages into beautiful, readable PDF, EPUB, or HTML docs.

Percollate is a command-line tool that turns web pages into beautifully formatted PDF, EPUB, or HTML files. Installation per NPM npm install -g percollate Once installed you can, for example, run this: percollate epub https://brm.us/at-layer -o css-at-layer.epub Percollate will automatically extract the main content (powered by Mozilla’s Readability.js), perform some enhancements on it (such as …

The Opinionated Guide to React

Sara Vieira (@NikkitaFTW) published her book “The Opinionated Guide to React”. It’s 190 pages of React Recipes and Code Examples. This book is my personal map of the tips, power-ups and not-so-obvious solutions to common questions and problems that I’ve come across during 4 years of React development. I have been finding some of the …

Tackling TypeScript: Upgrading from JavaScript

New book on TypeScript by Dr. Axel Rauschmayer, who also wrote Exploring ES6 (and a few other books on JavaScript). This book consists of two parts: Part 1 is a quick start for TypeScript that teaches you the essentials quickly. Part 2 digs deeper into the language and covers many important topics in detail. This …

Symfony 5: The Fast Track

Symfony 5 recently got released. Fabien Potencier – Symfony’s creator – has also published a book along with its release. This book – written by Symfony’s creator – lays out a pragmatic approach to developing web applications with Symfony 5: from scratch to production. Whether you are discovering Symfony for the first time or refreshing …

Resilient Management, an excerpt

On A List Apart you can read an excerpt from the book Resilient Management by Lara Hogan. It’s from chapter 2, entitled “Grow your teammates”: To spur this course-correction and growth in your teammates, you’ll end up wearing four different hats: Mentoring: lending advice and helping to problem solve based on your own experience. Coaching: …

Front-end Style Guides – Creating and Maintaining Style Guides for Websites

Anna Debbenham – creator of styleguides.io – wrote a book on … Style Guides: Designers and developers have taken different approaches to putting together their own web-based style guides. This book highlights the various techniques and the projects that have used them. It’s packed with practical tips, whether you’re starting from scratch or assembling one …