Demystifying Dependency Injection Containers

Video from Kai Sassnowski’s talk at Laracon EU 2019: The goal of this talk is to explain how dependency containers work by building our own. We start out by building the simplest DI container possible to demonstrate the underlying concept. Most people will be surprised about how little code this actually takes (3-4 effective lines […]

The most feared song in jazz, explained

I sometimes like to rewatch pieces from the Vox Earworm and Vox Borders video series. I especially liked this one on John Coltrane’s “Giant Steps” from the Vox Earworm series, for which they won the Emmy for “Outstanding New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle and Culture”: John Coltrane, one of jazz history’s most revered saxophonists, released “Giant […]

“Redefining the Technical Possibilities of CSS” by Rachel Andrew

If you’re looking for a good video on the possibilities of Modern CSS (“CSS X”?), check out this talk by Rachel Andrew. She’ll get you up to speed with things: Over the last few years, rapid browser implementation of advances in CSS have given us the ability to do many of these previously impossible things. […]

Building The New Facebook With React and Relay

With the new Facebook design that got anounced just a few days ago, this video by Ashley Watkins is worth a look: Ashley discusses some of the technologies and strategies powering FB5, the new facebook.com. Topics covered include Facebook’s approach to CSS-in-JS, data-driven dependencies, phased code downloading, and more.

Introducing Federated Modules in Webpack 5

Want to share code dynamically between web applications but don’t want to use libraries or custom Micro-FE frameworks. Check out what’s in store for you with Webpack 5 and how federated modules will fundamentally change how you view web applications. Webpack 5 Module Federation: A game-changer in JavaScript architecture →Webpack 5 and Module Federation – […]