Welcome to my PinkLetter. A short, weekly, technology-agnostic, and pink newsletter where we cultivate timeless skills about web development.
What’s the programming language you hate the least?
If you asked me, I’d say Elm.
However, is Elm always the right choice? Absolutely not.
Sometimes you need to pick another tool like TypeScript where types are an afterthought and you can just feel the friction. Not to count all the ways in which you can misuse it without any warning from the compiler.
That’s why I’d like to hear about your challenges and pains in TypeScript. Please reply to this email and let me know you are available for a quick chat. I’d be happy to help back with any questions you may have!
15 language-agnostic, actionable tips on REST API design.
Laravel Origins: The Documentary by OfferZen
Featuring Laravel creator Taylor Otwell and many others who’ve contributed to making Laravel the technology and community that it is today, Laravel Origins tells the story of why Laravel came to be, how it’s grown over the last 10 years and what the future may hold for Taylor and the wider Laravel community.
It was 5:17pm today, just as I was wrapping up work for the day, and my manager pinged me with the following chat: