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6 brilliant webdev related finds for April/May - blog posts/videos/JS stuff/SVG resources

michi profile image Michael Z Updated on ・2 min read

There is just so much content out there these days, that it's not only easy to miss, but also easy to forget it again. So I thought I just keep a journal of my favorite ones.

17 tips for great copywriting

Some neat tips for copywriting, here's an example:

Heroicons

A fantastic resource for quickly grabbing some SVG elements for your website. No npm, no manual downloading, just click on an icon and it's in your clipboard.

68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice

Not explicitly dev related, but they very much translate to our industry.

For example:

  • "Always demand a deadline. A deadline weeds out the extraneous and the ordinary. It prevents you from trying to make it perfect, so you have to make it different. Different is better."
  • "Before you are old, attend as many funerals as you can bear, and listen. Nobody talks about the departed’s achievements. The only thing people will remember is what kind of person you were while you were achieving."

Microservices (video)

Or how they can go wrong...

LCH colors in CSS

Did you know that browsers can not display all available colors? It's missing like 50%?

toJSON

Did you know?

If an object has a toJSON method and you call JSON.stringify (like when returning a response from a server), the result of toJSON will be stringified instead of the object. For a use case in the wild, check out the docs for adonis.js.


That's all for now. If you still want more I have recently created a free interactive Vue tutorial for those who just want to try it out and not deal with tooling, etc. Check out learning by vueing here. I am also working on an interactive tutorial for Tailwind CSS. If you are interested or skeptical about Tailwind, sign up to my newsletter to know when it's out.

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