WDW #401

🗞 Articles

Frontend Predictions for 2022
The return of micro-frontends, functional JavaScript & the death of Jamstack as we know it – Jay Freestone

Spotify: Refreshing our Icon System
Spotify just rolled out refreshed icons. Understand the before and after – Spotify

Making the Web Better. With Blocks!
A powerful new protocol for developers. Build and use interactive blocks connected to the world of structured data – Joel on Software

The Baseline for Web Development in 2022
Is JS being overused? Are we not answering user performance needs? Are we underusing HTML and CSS? – Alan Dávalos

20 Best New Websites, January 2022
Inspiration to update your site or a fresh approach to work for a new client – WebDesignerDepot

🛠 Tools / Resources

Get the Favicon of any Website
Search any website for the perfect favicon with Icon Horse. All from one convenient URL. You can use in an img tag!

Glitch Image Generator
Glitch any image with different modes, amount and opacity. It produces nice effects.

Stunning Insights for Your GitHub Repo
Repobeats allows you to embed colourful and dynamic contributor analytics into your GitHub project’s README.md.

Web Framework w/ Javascript
Hibiki HTML is a new web framework for creating modern, dynamic, frontend applications without JavaScript, that can be fully scripted and controlled by backend code.

Developer Cheatsheets
13 public cheatsheets, including Markdown, Git, MacOS keyboard shortcuts, JavaScript, etc… always handy.

⚡ Snippets

  • HackerNoon used 12 techniques to get 4.7K+ GitHub Stars for their open source project in 6 Months.
  • WordPress 5.9 is out with several enhancements: full site editing, ten new blocks, save theme changes for specific templates or globally across the whole site, a new default theme (named “Twenty Twenty-Two”), new ways to customize and configure blocks, and more…
  • Crafting Component Libraries: The Elements – Jon Yablonski process for crafting the foundational elements that make up a component library based on design fundamentals that can grow and evolve to fit the needs of any interface.