Pop Tech TL;DR (2 Part Series)
Originally posted at https://devstuffwithjpada.com/pop-tech-tldr-episode-1/.
Hey guys! I'm starting a new series called Pop Tech TL;DR, where we'll take a look at popular technologies, concepts, advances, and trends in the world of software engineering. This episode will be the first in the series.
This guide is designed for people who have something they want to accomplish that requires using an API, but aren't quite sure how to get started.
This site will teach you how to use REST APIs, which are a must if you want to get information or use services created by other people. It talks about authentication, requests, responses, tools, etc. If you want to learn how to consume REST APIs, check it out! It's really easy to understand.
Web's fastest and most memory-flexible full-text search library with zero dependencies.
Using SVG can be very simple, but if you start digging in, there is a lot to know about SVG. In this series you're going to learn why SVG is such an important part of building websites. From why SVG is useful and how to get your hands on it all the way to implementing it as a system and fancy stuff like animating it.
CSS Tricks just updated the look and feel of their site and man, is it gorgeous. Very fitting, being the CSS masters that they are. This new course they have about SVGs is no exception. It look so slick, elegant, and modern. Of course, the content is very important, and they have videos on what SVGs are, why we need them, how to use them, tools, optimizations, and tips to really help you understand SVGs in-depth. Designer or not, it's a pretty awesome course to check out.
A developer web-app tool to rapidly prototype a full stack implementation of GraphQL with React.
Pick a database, create a schema, export your code and voila!
GraphQL Designer is a rapid GraphQL API design and prototyping tool that allows you to pick a database, create a schema, then convert the schema you made into working code! You'll download the database schema, the GraphQL schema, and client code for making requests to your GraphQL API. Great for prototyping in hackathons or if you're building simple or straightforward apps. In any case, if you work with GraphQL, you might want to check this out.
Simple and complete React DOM testing utilities that encourage good testing practices