Building mobile-first web animations in React

Talk by Alex Holachek, as brought forward at React Conf 2019: As the technology to create Progressive Web Apps continues to mature, React developers have the opportunity to write web apps that in some cases can rival native ones in terms of speed and convenience. However, one barrier to feature parity is the difficulty of […]

How to avoid large function signatures by using pending objects

Freek is developing Mailcoach to send out e-mail campaigns. Along with the development of the package he’s recording a video series on how he has created it. In this video he talks about using “pending objects” to make the API more readable. In this video I demonstrate how to you can create a fluent API […]

SKYWATCH: A Sci-Fi Short

When two outcast teens hack into a ubiquitous drone delivery system to pull a prank on their neighbor, they accidentally crash-land a dangerous prototype – and find themselves entangled in a life-and-death conspiracy. Good story, good acting, great VFX quality, … and totally plausible too! There’s also an accompanying movie available, explaining how they got […]

Move Fast & Don’t Break Things

Embedded above, but also available as a transcript, is Scott Jehl’s talk “Move Fast & Don’t Break Things” on how to keep your website performant. The talk starts of with Progressive Enhancement (of course!) and covers things such as Responsive Images, Native Lazy Loading of Images, font-display: swap;, Paint Metrics, etc. Move Fast & Don’t […]