August 19, 2020
🔥 What's Hot in Web Development? — Weekly Picks #141
🌟 This week we have many new projects and products for you to try out! We also have great articles, so don't worry 😉
As always, all posts were ranked by daily.dev community. Shout out to all the authors. 👏
So, let's get it started.
5 Underrated VSCode Extensions to Start Using Today
🤖 A list of 5 VSCode extensions that includes Codesnap, Marquee, TabNine, filesize, and :emojisense:.
UI Playbook — The documented collection of UI components
📚 Online documentation of the UI components we all use. For every component, it describes the functionality, best practices, implementation tips, accessibility, and relevant resources for further reading. This is still a work in progress.
Learning How to Learn is More Important than Learning to Code
🤓 I love those meta articles that teach us how to learn. This post focuses on 4 ideas: focusing periods, consistency, diffuse thinking, and good sleep. It provides information on why they're important and how to achieve them.
Dark wallpapers for Dracula
🧛🏻♂️ If you are a fan of the Dracula theme, you can find here wallpapers for almost every OS designed with Dracula theme.
Jeski — Many projects, multiple boards, one Jeski
👾 Jeski is a new product that integrates together GitHub commits, Trello board, and Slack activity. It gives you a single dashboard with an overview of these 3 platforms.
📊 Danfo.js is very similar to Python's Pandas, it will help you with analyzing and visualizing your data easily. It supports both browser and nodejs environments.
3 Ways Tech Companies Are Putting Off Female Candidates
🥺 Elli describes the reasons that cause a lack of women in tech. She says that the companies are lowering the chances to recruit a woman due to irrelevant perks for women, lack of salary transparency, and gender bias in the job adverts. I encourage you to read the full article, especially if you are an employer.
Vue 3 is coming - what to expect and how to prepare
🤩 We're all very excited about the upcoming release of Vue 3. This article is the best place to get the hang of everything. New features, timeline, how to get started, migrating from Vue 2, and many further resources.
Thank You MDN
🙏 Mozilla recently laid off 250 employees and it has affected tremendously the web community. ilovemdn.org is a new project where everyone can show their appreciation to Mozilla's MDN documentation site. If you are a web developer, this site must have saved your a** several times.
Windows Web 8
👨💻 A super cool project that implemented the design of Windows 8 on the web! The project features a boot screen, login screen, desktop, start menu, apps, and a complete real-time experience of Windows 8 OS. You should try it out.
🙌 Wrap Up!
That was all for this week. We will come back with another list of interesting development posts next week.
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