JavaScript: Hostnames as self-executing fetches

In a conversation between Mathias Bynens and Ingvar Stepanyan, an idea popped up: what if a hostname — such as www.bram.us — would be valid JavaScript? Using a JavaScript Proxy, that’s perfect possible. My favourite is hostnames being valid (and working!) JavaScript. — Ingvar Stepanyan (@RReverser) June 12, 2019 Building further upon that is proxy-www, …

SWR — React Hooks library for data fetching

From the Next.js folks comes SWR, a React Hooks library for data fetching built on Suspense: The name “SWR” is derived from stale-while-revalidate, a cache invalidation strategy popularized by HTTP RFC 5861. SWR first returns the data from cache (stale), then sends the fetch request (revalidate), and finally comes with the up-to-date data again. It …

redaxios – The Axios API, as an 800 byte Fetch wrapper.

Axios has a great API that developers love. Redaxios provides that API in 800 bytes, using native fetch(). For those searching for ways to shave a few kilobytes off of their bundles, that’s less than 1/5th of the size. This is made possible by using the browser’s native Fetch API, which is supported in all …