April 11, 2019
Welcome to Dev Awesome, the newsletter for awesome developers. This week we have another dose of interesting articles, tools and inspiration to supercharge your afternoon. Enjoy!
An Illustrated (and Musical) Guide to Array Methods
Wonderful article that does a great job at explaining array map, reduce, and filter using fun and easily understandable examples.
CodeTalks - The best code talks around the world
Huge collection of high-quality talks on all web dev topics, including frameworks, GraphQL, DevOps and more.
Better web video with AV1 codec
A preview of AV1 - the promising video coding format that will greatly reduce file sizes.
Getting creative with the Console API!
Improve your JS debugging by going beyond console.log and exploring all the other console methods.
The Pitfalls of Async/Await in Array Loops
Using async/await in loops can produce unexpected results. This article has great advice on how to prevent it.
Cube.js - Open Source Analytics Framework
Framework for developing complex, custom-tailored analytics systems. Consists of frontend SDKs and API backend that works with most DBs.
Water.css - CSS framework that doesn't require any classes
A just-add-css collection of styles to make simple websites look better. Includes a light and dark theme, and can be customized via SCSS.
React LoadCon - Animated favicons made easy
Component that allows you to animate the favicon using a series of dynamically generated images.
Editor.js - A block-styled rich text editor
Powerful text & media editor that outputs data in JSON format. It is fully modular and users can easily write their own plugins.
React-based video player with out-of-the-box features such as subtitles, thumbnails, quality selection and more.
CSSBattle - Code-golfing challenges for your CSS skills
Try and replicate the targets using the least amount of code possible. Great exercise for devs of all skill levels.
Manypixels Gallery - Beautiful royalty-free illustrations
Weekly updated collection of images for your personal and commercial projects. Color configurable and available both as SVG and PNG.
Citybound - Open-source, multiplayer city simulation game.
City planning game where you collaborate with other players in managing a city's growth, economics and infrastructure.
Remix Icon - Icon set for system symbols
Large collection of neutral style system icons that will look good in any OS. Available as SVGs or as an icon font.
Friendly Faces - Fun character creator app
Awesome little app for generating animated avatars.