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Web Insights – Your JS/CSS/UI/UX Digest #9

Our new digest series aims to provide web designers and developers with a single location to discover the latest and most significant stories on the web, while sipping a hot coffee.

If you’re like us, you spend hours every day browsing through hundreds of sites and articles, hoping to stumble across relevant news stories.

We search through hundreds of posts on blogs, social media, and news channels, to deliver the most essential stories of the day. Our content covers quality news, fresh tools and apps, case studies, code demos, inspiration posts, videos and more.

V8 Release 6.3: Speed and New ES Features
The latest branch of the V8 engine will make its first appearance in Chrome 63. Performance increases are the order of the day, plus three ‘stage 3’ ECMAScript features.
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Creating HTML Web Components with Vanilla JS
While native Web Component support isn’t 100% yet, polyfills are available, and this tutorial walks through what’s involved to create your own HTML tags as components.
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Mocking is a Code Smell
“Don’t waste your time wedging dependency injection into your app so you can mock the whole world. Chances are very good that it’s hurting you more than it’s helping.”
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Apollo Client 2.0: A Way to Manage App State with GraphQL
Describe your data requirements with a GraphQL query, and Apollo Client manages the rest. Works with React, Angular, Vue, etc, and used by numerous large companies.
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Getting Started with Webpack: Source Maps
There’s a growing divide between what we write as code and what ships to users. Source maps provide access to the original source when debugging compiled apps.
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V8 Today and in the Future
Thomas Nattestad explores what recent changes to the V8 engine mean for JavaScript performance and how the V8 team evaluates improvements against the real world.
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JS Kongress 2017: The Future of JavaScript (Nov 13-14, Munich)
Two days on the future of JS (inc. WebAssembly and tooling). Topics include frontend architecture, webpack, React, Perf, etc.
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JSConf Iceland 2018: CFP Open Till October 31
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Easy i18n in 10 Lines of JavaScript
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Parser Creation in JavaScript Made Easy with Ohm
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Build a Collapsible Tree Menu with Vue.js Recursive Components
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Consuming Remote Data via HTTP in a Vue App
javascript vue tutorial

Creating an Animated Fractal in 32 Lines of JavaScript
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What is RxJS? And Why You Should Know About It
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Linear Algebra in JavaScript with Matrix Operations
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fasy: FP Iterator Helpers That Are Async/Generator Aware
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websocket-as-promised: A Promise-Based API for WebSockets
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push.js: A Compact, Cross-Browser Solution for Desktop Notifications
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graphql.js: A Simple and Isomorphic GraphQL Client
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rmodal.js: A Simple 1.2 KB Modal Dialog with No Dependencies
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Strapi.io: A Node.js Headless Content Management Framework
Ideal for building APIs. GitHub repo.
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