Web Design Weekly #338

November 05, 2018 - Jake Bresnehan


The Three Types of Performance Testing

In this post, Harry Roberts introduces three types of testing (Proactive, Reactive and Passive) and dives into how and when they should be carried out, and what their aims and outcomes should be. (csswizardry.com)

How we made Carousell’s mobile web experience 3x faster

A 6-month retrospective on building a Progressive Web App. (medium.com)

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Introducing Hooks

Hooks are a new feature proposal that lets you use state and other React features without writing a class. (reactjs.org)

Server-Side Split Testing for Static Websites

For the past year Julian Gaviria, has taken a deep dive into server-side split testing, In this post he runs through some of his findings as well as how to go about setting up your own testing stack. (julian.is)

What’s New in WordPress 5.0

WordPress is completely revamping how users and developers use the CMS with their new Gutenberg editor. If you happen to be a WordPress developer this post by Brian Jackson is worth a quick read. (kinsta.com)

Continuous Integration: The What, Why and How

Jeff Wainwright dives into the wonderful world of Continuous Integration. This is your post if you need to get your head around it. (css-tricks.com)

Tools / Resources

How to organize your git branches

Darío Kondratiuk explores some ways of organizing branches, so you don’t get lost in a sea of code. (hardkoded.com)

An Annotated Webpack Config

A com­plete real-world pro­duc­tion exam­ple of a sophis­ti­cat­ed Web­pack 4 config. (nystudio107.com)


One new React Hook recipe every day. (usehooks.com)

React Create App now officially supports TypeScript (twitter.com)

Using dark mode in CSS with MacOS Mojave (paulmillr.com)

Over 600 web development RSS feeds (github.com)


Function – How technology is shaping culture & communications (glitch.com)

Being a Solo Designer (the-pastry-box-project.net)


ReactJS Developer at Komoot (Remote)

Millions get inspired and plan adventures with our apps. To help us make komoot.com the place to go to plan outdoor adventures, we’re looking for an ambitious ReactJS developer to join our team. (komoot.com)

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All the talks from React Conf 2018 (youtube.com)

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