Today we introduce you our 70th weekly digest! Almost every week Syndicode selects and composes the most important and interesting news from the IT world. Technologies and conferences, hacks and releases, issues and solutions. We deliver them filtered and prioritized. Like the best-selected fruits from the autumn garden… Enjoy our very special ‘Syndicode Digest #70 – Sticky orchard’! p.s. ‘Sticky’ because we hope that some of the advice and technologies will stay with you and help you in your future projects!
All the week long we couldn’t wait for this chance to share with you all those interesting and important news we’re sharing today! Of course, we could write about each of them separately. But you must agree, that if a piece of news is included in the digest it has more value for the reader. That means it was selected and kept for the special moment. The same thing is happening with good developers – they don’t need instantly share all their knowledge, but to keep, accumulate and just use where it is most appropriate. Read our new Syndicode Digest #69 – Razorblade strokes. And listen too! If you understand what is hidden in the digest’s name…
Sometimes you think that there’s no time to read all of your updates and important news. The developers’ world is so dynamic that you would hardly ever reach the end of your newsfeed. But you can peck some of the most important stuff from our weekly ‘Syndicode Digest #68 – Vegan pecks’! We did all the hard work for you! For instance, you should know that Firefox 62 added support for Variable Fonts, or that Visual Studio Code released a new version this August, with Settings editor UI and Custom menu bar… Let’s move to the main part!
Nobody is perfect. And you too. And your code, project, commit etc. The only way to find out the how you rate what you did is the level how happy you are with it. The same thing happening with bad evaluations. Who are they, those experts who can tell you that your contribution (you have spent several months to complete) is a disaster? All the opinions are subjective. So relax and enjoy your lovely long-created ‘disaster’. And make it better next time, please. p.s. Our ‘ Syndicode Digest #67 – Imperfect aftermath’ is not perfect too! But so good!
Two weeks ago we made our previous digest about the most important news in the software development world. It seems that so much had happened since that time! But we’re here, we came back to make your Friday evening full of meaningful information and important updates! Take a seat and get ready for our new Syndicode Digest #66 – Overwhelming dimensions…
If React Native is your option, and if you are interested in the way how to become a better React Native developer, this article is definitely for you. Here, we will try to make a short guide that should make learning React Native app development easy for you.
A ‘store’ is one of the Redux core concepts, and when you use Redux it’s vital to understand how to structure the data in this store. To simplify your task, we’re reminding you about Reselect, a popular library that provides a convenient way of getting values from a store in a React-Redux application. To clarify, Reselect is a Selector library for Redux, with memoization ability.
While we were preparing this issue we encountered a simple but vital question asked on dev.to. What are the latest trends in frontend development nowadays? Making a scope of the most popular open source projects will help us better understand what is going on in the web development world. This time we’ll do a brief analysis of the monthly most popular JS repositories. Chilling time is the best part of the summer, so to get more time for relaxation – read about, explore and use these great tools. They’ll save your time! For example, a mechanism for programmatically making web requests in the browser, diagrams and flowcharts generator, UI kit, React boilerplate, JS storage to improve the offline experience, text-based browser and many more of interesting and useful repositories!
Here in Syndicode, we love to set up new traditions! Having many talented developers of the different stack in our team we support knowledge collaboration. Last Friday we gathered in Syndicode’s Kyiv office to listen to an intro to one of the main JS libraries for building user interfaces. Our Friday evening presentation ‘React.js for beginners’ was also streamed online for Dnipro office and other frontends who was away. Would you like for us to make such presentations available for you too?
This winter the new version Bootstrap, one of the world’s most popular frontend component libraries, was announced. Now we’ve got a new free tool based on Bootstrap 4 framework! Material Dashboard is a free Bootstrap 4 Material Design Admin. Let us tell a bit about it!