Tech Snacks by Passionate People

A recurring segment during our weekly company call (This week at Passionate People), is called "Tech Snacks" where we share some interesting tech updates, releases, blog posts and news from all across the web, curated specially for our team.

Passionate People Tech Snacks for Week 16, 2021

Scraping the web with Playwright
Learn how to scrape the web with Playwright. We will see the different ways to scrape the web with Playwright through lots of example.
Defining a new HTTP method: HTTP SEARCH
Nothing is ever finished or perfect, and HTTP is no exception.HTTP SEARCH is a new HTTP method, for safe requests that include a request…
Say Hello To CSS Container Queries
Let's learn about how CSS container queries work with lots of examples and use-cases.
Frontend Toolkit
Frontend Toolkit is a customizable dashboard for your recurring Frontend tasks
Comparing the New Generation of Build Tools
A bunch of new developer tools have landed in the past year and they are biting at the heels of the tools that have dominated front-end development over
DevTools architecture refresh: migrating DevTools to TypeScript
How we migrate Chrome DevTools from the Closure Compiler type checker to TypeScript.
Slow and Steady: Converting Sentry’s Entire Frontend to TypeScript
Recently, Sentry converted 100% of its frontend React codebase from JavaScript to TypeScript. This year-long effort spanned over a dozen…
JS classes are not “just syntactic sugar”
After reading yet another blog post about JS classes being “just sugar for prototypal inheritance”, I’ve decided to write this post to…
Using the Switch(true) Pattern in JavaScript
The switch true pattern isn't well known but it is incredibly useful. It's not a JavaScript specific pattern, but I use it in almost every single project.
Why Did You Render
why-did-you-render by Welldone Software monkey patches React to notify you about potentially avoidable re-renders. (Works with React Native as well.) - welldone-software/why-did-you-render
An In-Depth Guide To Measuring Core Web Vitals
How are Core Web Vitals measured? How do you know your fixes have had the desired effect and when will you see the results in Google Search Console? Let’s figure it out.
The definitive guide to profiling React applications
Learn how to properly profile a React application to understand where the performance bottlenecks can be found
Introducing WebSockets Support in Cloudflare Workers
WebSockets are a powerful new addition to the Workers platform that unlocks real-time use cases in your application.
Announcing Cloudflare Images beta to simplify your image pipeline
Today, we are announcing the beta of Cloudflare Images: a simple service to store, resize, optimize, and deliver images at scale.

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