June 18, 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!
The State of CSS 2019 Results
Over 11k developers from 135 countries have taken part of this years survey, covering everything from frameworks to favorite CSS units.
GitHub repo full of tricky JS questions, the correct answers, and detailed explanations of how the code works.
Write HTML Like It's 1999
Some beginner tips on how to write more semantic HTML that is easier to maintain.
Address Bar Install for Progressive Web Apps on the Desktop
PWAs have been able to show install prompts on mobile for a while now. With Chrome 76 the feature is coming to desktop as well.
Why we prefer CSS Custom Properties to SASS variables
In-depth article on the advantages of using CSS variables over the SASS ones. Includes lots of useful practical code examples.
Draggable - Lightweight, modular drag and drop library by Shopify
It offers fast DOM reordering, clean API, and accessible markup. Additional features like item sorting can be added via modules.
Barba.js - Create fluid transition between your website's pages
Lightweight, easy-to-use library that helps reduce loading times, minimize the number of HTTP requests, and add cool transitions between pages.
Monaco Editor - The code editor engine that powers VSCode
Powerful open-source JS editor with awesome features like syntax highlighting, multiple cursors, keyboard shortcuts, code completion, and much more.
Pixelmatch - Accurately compare two images pixel by pixel
Originally created to compare screenshots in tests, this library can precisely analyze images and show you the differences. Works in node and the browser.
This cool library can handle all file types and has great UI and animations. Adapters are available if you want to use it with React, Vue, Angular or jQuery.
React World - 8 bit animated adventure made with React
Go on a journey with famous movie and game characters. The GitHub page explains in detail how the whole experiment is made.
Version Museum - A visual history of our favorite technology
This virtual museum allows you to go on a trip through time and see how websites and video games have advanced through the years.
Beautiful Web Type - The best open-source typefaces
Curated list of free web fonts with an overview of available weights and styles, the full glyph set, recommended pairings and more.
Checkbox - Simple, yet beautiful checkbox design
Andreas Storm did a great job with these checkboxes, the animations are very classy and will look superb in most designs.
Pure CSS Cards Against Developers
A set of three cards that will settle the age old question - tabs versus spaces.