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I get frustrated with debugging & breakpoints in Firefox. It seems like they often just don’t work—but I suspect it’s that they don’t work exactly like Chrome.

Are there any write-ups that walk through the differences between the two?

There are a number of reasons to avoid icon fonts. — Here's how to make the switch to SVG, from Sara Soueidan

Making the Switch Away from Icon Fonts to SVG

Tutorial on creating a custom useForm hook to simplify form development.

Using Custom React Hooks to Simplify Forms

A search on the online store for computer mice, but with a filter that only shows me big, full-size mice that won't cramp my hand

A service to polyfill just what the user needs. Awesome!

Yeah, so I realize I still need to finish writing that final installment in my IndieWeb series. Hoping I can get to it this week.

Everyone likes to make a fuss over Celsius vs. Fahrenheit and gallons vs. liters.

But can we talk for a minute about the UK placement of punctuation outside of quotes makes far more sense than the ridiculous U.S. style?

Amazing how there's a tendency (in myself & others) to think it would be easier to build your own tool than to simply learn one that already exists.

Subtweet: You don't need a new flexbox-based grid system. Learn CSS Grid.

Some of these ideas make me feel icky. But others would be quite useful. Optional chaning, anybody?

Future JavaScript: what is still missing?

A nice rundown of some things that aren’t possible in CSS grid, but could be handy.

My CSS Grid Wishlist

I’m so excited to start playing with this

useContext(): a React hook that's an obvious win

Rule of thumb: if a method in a React class doesn’t reference this (or only references one or two values on this), extract it out into a standalone util and pass those values in as params.

Interesting look at the potential problems using setInterval() with React hooks, and a useInterval hook to workaround them

Making setInterval Declarative with React Hooks — Overreacted

A useTimeTravel hook for easy undo/redo (basically mimicking a lot of Redux patterns) — @swyx

Reusable Time Travel With React Hooks

Deleting code to improve test coverage 💪🏻

It looks like discussion might have picked up again for scoped styles 🤞🏻

Please bring back scoped styles

Building a “scroll to top” button using Intersection Observer instead of scroll events

How to: Back-to-top button without scroll events

I’m not one who typically has the problem of too many browser tabs open at once. My code editor on the other hand…

Not sure browser support is quite where I'd want before making this jump, but it sure is an enticing idea.

Build Your Next Design System with Web Components – The Official Ionic Blog