18 Oct

Better console.logs

If you work with javascript a lot, you probably often need to use console.log() to output some info as you go along.

It's usually just the plain old way though:

(() => { // do stuff console.log('Success!') })()

Here are a few way...

18 Oct

I Didn’t Accept Job Offer at Facebook. Here’s Why.

Originally posted on my Medium profile.

“space gray iPhone 6 with Facebook log-in display near Social Media scrabble tiles†by William Iven on Unsplash

I woke up at around 5:30 AM in morning. I was feeling very sleepy as I slept late at night. B...

18 Oct

Stress Testing React Easy State

The first part is my usual intro the React Easy State. Skip ahead to the next section if you are already familiar with it.

React Easy State is a transparent reactive state management library with two functions and two accompanying rules.

Always wr...

18 Oct

dev.to Show us your octocat alter ego

GitHub released an octocat builder. I was waiting for this for many years and I am super excited.

I am curious how dev.to would look like if we all where octocats.

This is me as an octocat

Please post yours in the comments.

18 Oct

What is Serverless?

A relative who is making his first steps into the world of programming recently asked me what is meant by the term "serverless".

I have to admit that the term is a bit of a misnomer because all applications eventually run on an actual server. But m...

17 Oct

Did we get anywhere on that :nth-letter() thing?

No, not really.

I tried to articulate a need for it in 2011 in A Call for ::nth-everything.

Jeremy takes a fresh look at this here in 2018, noting that the first published desire for this was 15 years ago. All the same use cases still exist now, but perhaps slightly more, since web typography has come along way since then. Our desire to do more (and hacks to make it happen) are all the greater.

I seem to …

The post Did we get anywhere on that :nth-letter() thing? appeared first on CSS-Tricks.

17 Oct

When Not To A/B Test

This article has been first published in my blog smartpuffin.com.

As I plowed my way through A/B testing of more than 300 features, I was wondering: are there any cases when you don't want to A/B test?

It seems like an easy way to understand if t...

17 Oct

When Not To A/B Test

This article has been first published in my blog smartpuffin.com.

As I plowed my way through A/B testing of more than 300 features, I was wondering: are there any cases when you don't want to A/B test?

It seems like an easy way to understand if t...