Weekly Digest 28/222
Welcome to my Weekly Digest #28
This weekly digest contains a lot of interesting and inspiring articles, videos, tweets, podcasts, and designs I consumed during this week.
Interesting articles to read
Holograms, light-leaks, and how to build CSS-only shaders.
Holograms, light-leaks and how to build CSS-only shaders - Robb Owen
Get a shiny WebGL look without actually using WebGL. In this article we take a look at how CSS blend modes unleash the…
<img> layout shifts:
By default, an
<img> takes up zero space until the browser loads enough of the image to know its dimensions
Avoiding layout shifts: aspect-ratio vs width & height attributes
By default, an takes up zero space until the browser loads enough of the image to know its dimensions: When you run the…
A Previous Sibling Selector
Some great videos I watched this week
Demystifyingish SVG paths
Cassie Evans chats to Jake about SVG paths, and what that mess of letters and numbers actually means.
Cassandra in 100 Seconds
Apache Cassandra is a wide-column store NoSQL database designed to scale globally with extreme speed and reliability. Try it out for free with the serverless AstraDB
How to emulate CSS user preference media features
You can use DevTools to emulate user preferences like device orientation, light/dark themes, color contrast, reduced motion and more. DevTools is your best friend in building user adaptive interfaces.
gzip file compression in 100 Seconds
Gzip is a file compression tool and popular Linux utility used to make files smaller. Learn how file compression works in 100 seconds.
Useful GitHub repositories
jq Querier: an interactive wrapper around jq
GitHub - jcsalterego/jqq: jq Querier: an interactive wrapper around jq
jq Querier: an interactive wrapper around jq. Contribute to jcsalterego/jqq development by creating an account on…
React Hook Form Devtools
Chrome extension devtools to help debug forms.
Outcloud — Cloud Storage Dashboard
Travel App Design
Music Streaming Web App
This site “has” a Dark Side
Pure CSS Desk Fan
Podcasts worth listening
MobiTech — Graph Theory — from maths to MaaS
This episode of our MobiTech podcast is all about graph theory. The hosts Sarah, and Mahmoud, talk to their colleagues and Björn and Daniel, about how we understand graph theory and how graphs and algorithms like Dijkstra’s algorithm can be applied to plan users’ routes from A to B. Sounds interesting?
Syntax — 70,000 Serverless Functions with Kristi Perreault of Liberty Mutual
In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with Kristi Perreault of Liberty Mutual about why they’re using serverless functions, what languages they write in, managing security and montoring, and Kristi’s journey into tech as a career.
Call with Kent — Thinking process when reviewing code
Code review is an important practice and increases code quality as well as develops your dev team. What’s your thinking process when starting to review a new pull request?
Thank you for reading, talk to you next week, and stay safe! 👋