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πŸ“š 7 development articles from SitePoint - August

We've been working hard to provide developers with useful knowledge and unique viewpoints on SitePoint, and would love to show you some of our top articles from August.

5 Super CSS Grid Generators for Your Layouts

CSS Grid has turned out to be the most exciting evolution of CSS for quite a while. It’s a specific CSS tool for building any web layout you can think of, from the simplest to the most complex. Today, CSS Grid is widely supported by all major browsers β€” it’s clear that the dark days of hacking layouts using floats are gone forever.

➀ Read 5 Super CSS Grid Generators for Your Layouts

How to Create Web Animations with Anime.js

There are many JavaScript animation libraries out there, but Anime.js is one of the best. It’s easy to use, has a small and simple API, and offers everything you could want from a modern animation engine. The library has a small file size and supports all modern browsers, including IE/Edge 11+.

➀ Read How to Create Web Animations with Anime.js

What Every Dev Company Needs to Know about NoOps Development

NoOps is a new development approach that involves relieving developers of needing to constantly work with operations members, speeding up deployment time, testing, and workflow.

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How the Top 1% of Candidates Ace Their Job Interviews

You’ve done it. You’ve made it through the initial screening process. You’ve just earned an interview with one of the most prestigious and successful companies in your industry. As you’re waiting in the office with three other candidates, a fourth candidate walks in.

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How to Use Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 and Windows Terminal

In this article, you’ll learn how you can use Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 to set up and run a local Linux shell interface in Windows without using a virtual machine. This not like using terminals such as Git Bash or cmder that have a subset of UNIX tools added to $PATH. This is actually like running a full Linux kernel on Windows that can execute native Linux applications. That’s pretty awesome, isn’t it?

➀ Read How to Use Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 and Windows Terminal

25+ JavaScript Shorthand Coding Techniques

This really is a must read for any JavaScript developer. I have written this guide to shorthand JavaScript coding techniques that I have picked up over the years. To help you understand what is going on, I have included the longhand versions to give some coding perspective.

➀ Read 25+ JavaScript Shorthand Coding Techniques

How to Redesign Unsplash Using Styled Components

Writing future-proof CSS is hard. Conflicting classnames, specificity issues, and so on, come up when you have to write and maintain thousands of lines of CSS. To get rid of the aforementioned issues, Styled Components was created.

➀ Read How to Redesign Unsplash Using Styled Components

Premium Previews

We've also released a number of extracts from SitePoint Premium on the blog. Check them out:

That's it for this month. If you're looking for more, check out our July roundup. Let us know what you'd like to see more of in the comments!

Top comments (0)

Classic DEV Post from 2020:

js visualized

πŸš€βš™οΈ JavaScript Visualized: the JavaScript Engine

As JavaScript devs, we usually don't have to deal with compilers ourselves. However, it's definitely good to know the basics of the JavaScript engine and see how it handles our human-friendly JS code, and turns it into something machines understand! πŸ₯³

Happy coding!