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 7, 2021

LOW←TECH MAGAZINE: A solar-powered website
Low-tech Magazine refuses to assume that every problem has a high-tech solution. A simple, sensible, but nevertheless controversial message; high-tech has become the idol of our society.
The web didn't change; you did
If you didn't gather off the bat from the title, the problem with developing front end projects isn't that it's harder or more complicated, it's that *you* made it harder and more complicated. You have the power of choice, so choose what you want to do - because the choices are overwhelming and there's enough regular world overwhelming for a lifetime right now.
Web Frameworks: Why You Don’t Always Need Them
We once needed web application development frameworks because there was no option to write modular code or access databases in old-time HTML and JavaScript. Now custom elements make it possible to write modular HTML.
Is Flutter About To Win Over the Web?
The cross-platform framework offers the most compelling web development experience
CSS Container queries are finally coming 🎉 🎉 !
Update: As feedback comes in from various channels, I've been updating & maintaining a full explainer with a changelog. Intro Media-queries allow an author to make style changes based on th...
Accessing hardware devices on the web
This article helps Web developers pick the right hardware API based on a given device.
Washing your code: avoid mutation
Mutations happen when we change a JavaScript object or array without creating a new variable or reassigning an existing one. Mutations make code harder to understand and can lead to hard-to-find bugs.
front-of-the-front-end and back-of-the-front-end web development
The Great Divide is real, and I'm pleased that the terms "front-of-the-front-end" and "back-of-the-front-end" have gained traction ever since I quipped about them on the Shop Talk Show. A few of my clients have actually moved away from a culture of "we only hire full-stack developers" and have inste
design system components, recipes, and snowflakes
"When should we make something a component?" is a question I've been fielding for years. My strong answer: right from the start. Creating things with a component-based mindset right out the gate saves countless hours and wailing and gnashing of teeth. Everything is a component. But there's some n
3 Ways to Analyze React Performance with Reactime
Save time developing using the Reactime Dev Tool
React is slow, what now?
We study React applications performance from the ground up, the processes involved, the tools to measure and identify slow parts, the important metrics to take in account, how these impact the UX and the various ways there are available to make applications super fast and smooth. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the ride. By franleplant
Blitz: Merging the frontend and backend, The Fullstack React Framework
Blitz is a hyper-productive fullstack React framework that's built on Next.js and features a "Zero-API" data layer.
allserver: A multi-transport multi-protocol simple RPC server and (optional) client. DX-first
Multi-transport and multi-protocol simple RPC server and (optional) client. Boilerplate-less. Opinionated. Minimalistic. DX-first. - flash-oss/allserver
Lambda Layers, Lambda Extensions and Docker image for Lambda
In this article, we're discussing AWS Lambda Layers, Lambda Extensions, and Docker image for Lambda. How and when to use which?
dapr: A Meta-framework for distributed micro-service application development
Dapr helps developers build event driven microservices on cloud and edge
Lex Fridman interviewing Brendan Eich
Brendan Eich is the creator of JavaScript and co-founder of Mozilla and Brave. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:- The Jordan Harbinge...
Design Patterns and Refactoring articles and guides.
Design Patterns and Refactoring articles and guides. Design Patterns video tutorials for newbies. Simple descriptions and full source code examples in Java, C++, C#, PHP and Delphi.
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