A fire in the fireplace and a dram of Talisker Storm 🥃
Cool idea for periodic synchronization of a PWA in the background
Adactio: Journal—Push without notifications
Some interesting thoughts on why FP is hard to teach and new ways to think about and explain it
Teaching Functional Programming: Two Big Picture Approaches
If you missed the ReactConf talks, get them here. If nothing else, make sure you catch the first two on ✨ hooks ✨
React Conf 2018 videos
Has anyone done a good exploration yet of good ways to integrate useReducer() and context?
A (proposed) upcoming feature for React that looks fantastic. If you haven’t checked this out already, give it a look.
A nice look at applying tried-and-true programming principles to React components.
How to apply SOLID principles in React applications
Those looks really slick
Glean: A React refactoring tool
ballercat/walt on GitHub
Transpiling is expensive. So avoid it where you don’t need it!
Smart Bundling: How To Serve Legacy Code Only To Legacy Browsers
So Connect.Tech is this week. I’m not there because I apparently cannot read a calendar correctly, and thought it was during my Scotland trip last month. 😕
“perfect is a verb not an adjective”
8 Tips for Great Code Reviews
“Performance budgets are not just thresholds. Much like a financial budget, they're something consciously spent.”
Start Performance Budgeting
An intriguing new approach to writing JS test assertions
Rethinking Unit Test Assertions
Several common layout patterns in CSS
CSS Layout cookbook on MDN
Today I made:
Relevant to today’s WC discussions: The most powerful parts of the web platform are the things that can be done declaratively for common use cases, and augmented imperatively for special cases.
This is really sad to see. It also further feeds the notion in #ally circles that “React isn’t accessible” (which is untrue, but enough React developers disregard #ally that it’s an understandable shorthand someone might arrive at).
I have resigned as the WordPress accessibility team lead. Here is why.