We are back with our freaky Syndicode digests names! Despite we call them quite weird, only here you will find really interesting materials that will help you not to get lost in the world of software development. We try to pick the most relevant and useful news on frontend, backend, tools, technologies, design, and trends. So, make yourself comfortable and enjoy our new Syndicode Digest #58 – Embroidery master!
Recently we came across an interesting repository of a React environment to create native desktop applications through a React syntax, on all platforms. This is Proton Native for cross-platform native desktop apps. Let’s take a closer look at it.
This is the scope of the latest weekly most popular JS repositories. Marvelous dandelion flower is the real symbol of the start of the summer. Start your summer with these open source projects that can significantly simplify your work! In our new JS digest, you’ll find game of programming and AI, bot creation tool, console logger, a tool that automates visual regression, JS implementation of git and many more neat projects… Explore and enjoy!
You’re not very sportive, aren’t you? According to different surveys, developers not really used to take care of their body health. 52.7% of developers spend from 9 to 12 hours on a computer, and 37.4% of them don’t exercise! But that is not related only to developers because nowadays every single person sitting in front of the computer more then 8 hours a day has the same problem. Of course, you can’t skip your work and go exercise. However, you can do some sports in between or after. Think about that! And read our Syndicode Digest #57 – Sports preceding!
You should already know that if there was no Syndicode digest on Friday, it will be delivered on Monday. So, this is happening today. But waiting for a digest is not a stress test we talk about. Actually, we talk about your everyday experience which is the real stress test. Of course, if you’re a good and responsible developer. There’s so much different obstacles you face and problems you solve! And the pressure you feel from your bosses or clients. But if you have chosen this profession – you have no way out. So keep calm and visit psychoanalyst as often as possible. That helps! And read our new Syndicode Digest #56 – Stress test!
To shed light on the tools that frontend developers are using right now in the industry we made some highlights from Frontend Tooling Survey 2018. The survey was held this March and 5,097 frontend developers took part in it.
Nowadays people can hardly imagine themselves without smartphones. How many times have you been away but replied to your Slack work channel like you’re at work? Well, technically you were at work because you did all the stuff you needed using your phone. Except coding, of course. And there’s no escape from your chats, workflows, connections, and notifications unless you turn off your phone. But you will never do this! Right? By the way, is there a chance you’re reading our ‘Syndicode Digest #55 – Wakeful telephone’ on your smartphone?
Another useful source to simplify your developer’s life! This is the Styled Icons resource helping you to import icons from the Font Awesome, Material or Octicons icon packs. With Icons Exporter feature Styled Icons provide icon packs as Styled Components.