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5 Alien Articles of the Week Worth Reading πŸ‘½πŸ“–

vaibhav profile image Vaibhav Updated on ・3 min read

Hey guys! I hope you enjoyed my last week's article. I am back again with five more alien articles of the past week that are worth reading. These are the articles posted outside Dev.to, hence the moniker "alien". πŸ‘½
I think you will like them!

1. How to write code you will love in the future

We all want to deliver the project on time, but sometimes we compromise on code quality and forgo code comments. This can make the code a huge pain to understand for another teammate and for newcomers too. And sometimes, we don't even test our projects as a real user would. In this article, Lusan Das shares his experience, covering most of these things that we should and need to understand to be more responsible developers.

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2. Where Do You Learn HTML & CSS in 2019?

Nothing over the top here. Just a simple guide to help you learn HTML and CSS in the most efficient way possible in 2019. There are always new books and courses popping up, so this is a good place to start your journey without getting overwhelmed. Chris Coyier covers some of the books, courses, and boot camps available on the internet. And in the end, he also provides some tips that will help you implement your skills in real life.

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3. CSS Scroll Snapβ€Šβ€”β€ŠHow It Really Works

Want to create beautiful scrolling galleries and slide shows? The good news is you don't need javascript to do it anymore. Yeah, you heard me right. Itzik Pop will show you some neat CSS tricks to create those beautiful scrolling effects. You should definitely check out this article. CSS is extremely powerful today.

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4. Asynchronous programming. Await the Future

Most of us know what synchronous and asynchronous tasks are. But do you know which one is more efficient, fast, resource saving, expensive and easy to write? Or are you still confused about asynchronous vs synchronous execution? Then you need to check out this article by Kirill, he covers some of the topics like Synchronicity (Single-threaded, Multi-threaded), Asynchrony, Asynchrony and context switching, Event loop.

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5. Visual Studio Code Settings and Extensions for Faster JavaScript Development.

VS Code is quite popular among javascript developers because it provides us so many plugins which increase our productivity and save a lot of our time, too. Another reason which makes it popular is that it is made in electron which is a javascript framework. Every single person in our team loves working on VS Code because of how customizable and powerful it is. So I give you this article in which Tilo shares some of the best extensions and code settings for VS Code that can help us be more productive.

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Let me know what you think!

What are your thoughts on these articles? Love them? Hate them? And what all have you guys been reading? Tell me in the comments, please! I would also love to know what are your favorite dev blogs. Have an awesome day! ❀

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