What a week it’s been — we (finally) heard from the React team about The Plan for React 18, I love that there is finally more communication from their side (Thank you @cassidoo!). Speaking of which, the Twitter space they hosted was great too! Lots of interesting tidbits in there, including the revelation that React’s initial name was “FBolt”, and the React logo even has a nod to it. 🤯
I added another [hidden] challenge to my website over the weekend! It gave me an opportunity to use API routes on Next.js, and to brew some coffee. 😉
If you don’t know what I’m talking about, check out the browser console on sreetamdas.com! 👀
React 18 Alpha is out! Now what? They kept us in Suspense long enough, but HECK React developers have some new features to play with!! The best part: Almost all of the benefits of the upgrade don’t require major code changes.
What is Prisma and Why Do We Need Another ORM? Prisma is a next-generation object–relational mapper (ORM) that claims to help developers build faster and make fewer errors, and uses a custom Schema Definition Language (SDL) that automatically writes migrations and generates type-safe code.
25 VS Code Productivity Tips and Speed Hacks [YouTube video] Command palette, keyboard shortcuts and many more super powers!
Designing a new Foundation: Spotify for Desktop As a Design Team, it’s often difficult (sometimes impossible) to take big risks in order to build a future you believe in. The risk of failure is daunting, but the reward — in our case, happened to be too good to pass up.
The top-ranking HTML editor on Google is an SEO scam Some highly-ranked online tools for editing or “cleaning” HTML seem to be secretly injecting links into their output to push themselves and affiliated sites up the search engine rankings.
That’s all for now, have a great week! If you’re in India and over the age of 18, please get vaccinated asap :)