Web Design Weekly #299

Headlines

Fake designs yield real results

If you are new to the industry or a keen to take your skills to the next level this post by Daniel Burka highlights some great advice to help you on your way. (gv.com)

The Web began dying in 2014, here’s how

André Staltz shares some deep thoughts about how the underlying dynamics of the power on the web has drastically changed due to Google, Facebook and Amazon. (staltz.com)

Articles

Flexbox and Grids, your layout’s best friends

Eva Ferreira takes a look at some current layout myths in order to understand the true power of Flexbox and CSS Grids working together, rather than against each other. (aerolab.co)

Using a React 16 Portal to do something cool

David Gilbertson explains one of the more interesting additions in React 16, Portals. Portals let you render a bit of React-controlled DOM outside of the parent component. (hackernoon.com)

The GraphQL stack – How everything fits together

This post buy Sashko Stubailo dives into caching, tracing, schema stitching and GraphQL’s future. (dev-blog.apollodata.com)

Simple React Patterns (lucasmreis.github.io)

Tools / Resources

Different remote and local resource URLs, with Service Workers

In this post, Lea Verou describes all the solutions and workarounds she has used over the years for serving different remote URLs as well as the current solution that uses Service Workers. (lea.verou.me)

Create data-intensive, feature-rich web and mobile apps with Sencha Ext JS

Learn how to design, develop and test data-intensive web and mobile apps that run on desktops, tablets, and smartphones with Sencha Ext JS. (sencha.com)

Syntax Highlighter

Automatically highlight the syntax of any code snippet, right within Sketch. (danielguillan.github.io)

React PWA

A highly scalable, Progressive Web Application foundation with the best Developer Experience. (reactpwa.com)

Probot – GitHub Apps to automate and improve your workflow. (probot.github.io)

Where can I find high-end stock images for a website? (news.ycombinator.com)

Advanced CSS-Only Form Styling (jonathan-harrell.com)

What’s New In DevTools (Chrome 63) (developers.google.com)

The VS Code Roadmap 2018 (github.com)

V8 JavaScript Engine (v8project.blogspot.com)

Inspiration

Portfolio with GraphiQL (iamsaravieira.com)

Accidental Digital Detox (thesweetsetup.com)

Jobs

Frontend Engineer at Auth0

If you feel you want to be part of the challenge of helping developers secure their applications, we are looking for frontend engineers to join our team to work on our Management Dashboard, where users integrate, secure and configure their applications. (auth0.com)

Product Designer at Trello

We’re looking for a savvy product designer to join the Product Team at Trello. Your work will have an impact on how millions of people all over the world collaborate and organize their lives. (trello.com)

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Last but not least…

The Front-End Checklist (codeburst.io)

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