Tiny Mirror – Mirror your Webcam into the Favicon

Fun little experiment that mirrors your webcam into your favicon. Tiny Mirror → 🔥 The aforementioned favico.js (from 2013!) also comes with a “Webcam video to icon” option. Next to mirroring the webcam into your favicon it also supports badges, videos, etc. 🍰 Looking to display (pie)charts in your favicon? Piecon can do that for […]

Deno, a new way to JavaScript

Ryan Dahl – inventor of Node.js – has been working on Deno, a new take on Node as if it were designed today. From async-await to ArrayBuffers, the JavaScript language has changed significantly in the decade since Node.js was designed. Deno takes advantage of these developments and incorporate lessons learned in the development of Node […]

Editor.js – Next generation block styled editor

Editor.js is a so called “block style editor” like the one Medium (and recently WordPress) sport. The Editor.js workspace consists of separate Blocks: paragraphs, headings, images, lists, quotes, etc. Each of them is an independent contenteditable element (or more complex structure) provided by Plugin and united by Editor’s Core. The output is not HTML but […]

Native image lazy-loading for the web with [loading="lazy"]

Addy Osmani, on an upcoming web feature which is about to land in Chrome 75: The loading attribute allows a browser to defer loading offscreen images and iframes until users scroll near them. loading supports three values: lazy: is a good candidate for lazy loading. eager: is not a good candidate for lazy loading. Load […]

pika/web – A Future Without Webpack

Interesting take on bundlers: Over the last several years, JavaScript bundling has morphed from a production-only optimization into a required build step for most web applications. Whether you love this or hate it, it’s hard to deny that bundlers have added a ton of new complexity to web development – a field of development that […]

A Homepage for the JavaScript Specification

TC39 has shipped a homepage for following updates to the JavaScript specification: This is the first part of a two-part project aimed at improving our information distribution and documentation. The website provides links to our most significant documents, as well as a list of proposals that are near completion. Our goal is to help people […]

Unpoly – The unobtrusive JavaScript framework for server-side web applications

Unpoly is an unobtrusive Javascript framework for applications that render on the server. It allows your views to do things that are not normally possible in HTML, such as having links update only fragments of a page, or opening links in modal dialogs. Unpoly can give your server-side application fast and flexible frontends that feel […]

JS Paint – MS Paint recreated in JavaScript, with extra features

JS Paint is a nice web-based MS Paint remake and more… The goal is to remake MS Paint (including its little-known features), improve on it, and to extend the types of images it can edit. So far, it does this pretty well. Ooh this brings back memories! My first ramblings on my dad’s computer back […]

ESNext: Proposals to look forward to (Full Stack Ghent)

Yesterday I was invited as a speaker at the March 2019 Meetup by “Full Stack Ghent” (their first one!) at the Clarabridge CX Social offices. At the meetup I gave a reprise of the talk “ESNext: Proposals to look forward to”, which I had already done at a Full Stack Antwerp meetup, a few months […]