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🔥 What's Hot in Web Development? — Weekly Picks #143

webdev, javascript, react, go

🌟 This week we have many hands-on guides about web development!
As always, all posts were ranked by daily.dev community. Shout out to all the authors. 👏

So, let's get it started.

MyAppCost - Estimate the cost to develop your app

🧮 A mobile app that will help estimate the cost and timeline to develop a new web/mobile app. It received great feedback and reached the #3rd product of the day on product hunt.

Create next-gen HTML tables with Grid.js. 😎

📊 In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a robust table with the help of Grid.js.

⚛️ 🚀 React Component Patterns

👾 The post introduces three patterns: Compound, Flexible compound, and Provider. The only thing he could improve is to provide functional examples as well and not just class style.

15 Awesome Developer Home Workstations

🖥 The title already says it all, but the best part is the names of workstations.

NodeJs vs Golang in 2020

🆚 The author compares two popular languages, node and golang. The comparison includes an introduction and the pros and cons of each language.

Improving website performance by eliminating render-blocking CSS and JavaScript

⚡️ Loading unnecessary resources can decrease your application performance. This tutorial will guide you through finding your critical resources and refactor your code accordingly to boost your performance.

Where do you host your static sites?

🦄 Open discussion about the alternatives for hosting static sites. A long thread with lots of alternatives.

Sure, map(), .filter(), and .reduce() Are Great and All, But Don't Use Them In Place of Common Sense

🔥 The author asks us to consider loops before we automatically reject every solution with them. Some use cases are a better fit for loops than functional programming.

Airbnb Releases Tool to Convert Large Codebases to Typescript

♻️ Airbnb keeps on giving to the community! This time they release a new tool that will migrate your legacy javascript code to typescript. They used it to convert their +50K lines of code projects.

Web-based payment apps overview

💰 There is a new API in town, Web Payments. Just like a native app, we can now invoke payments through a standardized API. It's not supported by all browsers and platforms yet, but it's in active development.

🙌 Wrap Up!

That was all for this week. We will come back with another list of exciting development posts next week.

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