Welcome to my PinkLetter. A short, weekly, technology-agnostic, and pink newsletter where we cultivate timeless skills in web development.
What have you been up to lately?
I spent a lot of time creating on the internet this week:
Making setInterval Declarative with React Hooks by Dan Abramov
If you played with React Hooks for more than a few hours, you probably ran into an intriguing problem: using setInterval just doesn’t work as you’d expect.
Riccardo: I challenge you to implement it without looking at the solution.
MJML - The only framework that makes responsive email easy by Mailjet
MJML is responsive by design on most-popular email clients, even Outlook. Write less code, save time and code more efficiently with MJML’s semantic syntax.
Riccardo: Am I the only silly person who didn’t know this exists?
GENERALISTS VS SPECIALISTS: MUSIC EDITION by Jonathan Stark
You might be tempted to think that an orchestra conductor is a generalist and a lead violinist is a specialist.
Riccardo: Yep, I’m still deep into the positioning rabbit hole!