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

Hey guys! I hope you enjoyed last week's articles! I am back with another one as this week's scoop πŸ˜‹. These articles are posted outside, hence the moniker - "alien" πŸ‘½
I hope you guys find them rewarding!

Similar to the last two installments, a few of today's articles will feature content/information/methods that I personally incorporated in the past week of my development process.

1. M1 Macs and Web Development

Now that I am finally in the market for a machineπŸ‘¨β€πŸ’», ready to satisfy all my web dev requirements, The new M1-powered mac seems like a strong candidateπŸ‹οΈβ€β™‚οΈ. Based on the ARM (bigLITTLE) architecture, which is quite different compared to the traditional x86, they do come with both pros and cons. Author Volodymyr Golosay talks in detail about the good, the bad, and the ugly of web-dev on M1 macs.


2. Scroll-Linked Animations with @scroll-timeline

CSS πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ¨ never ceases to amaze me with its complex yet refined features. Author Bramus's article about scroll-timeline introduces us to yet another CSS feature related to screen-scrolling. A must-read if you want to improve your front-end gameπŸ’―!

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3. An Interactive Guide to CSS Transitions

Transitions play an important role in front-end development when you are targeting a professional website with those SWEET! SWEET! animations to wow your end-user😱. Author Josh W. Comeau is here to take you on a journey through the amazing world of CSS Transitions. Hop In🎠!


4. Stop Using Icon Fonts

With SVGs becoming the norm in web development, Author Michael Irigoyen shares his thoughts about Icon Fonts and how maybe now is the time to move away from them.


5. Front-End Performance Checklist 2021

I mean, what web developer doesn't love a well-optimized website ready to look pretty in the slowest of internet connections and oldest of computers ? Author Vitaly Friedman shares his checklist to make your website perform better✨.


Let me know what you think!
Also, tell me about your favorite dev blogs and what you guys have been reading lately, down in the comments below! Have an awesome, dev-licious day ❀!


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Yuki Kimoto - SPVM Author

I'm also an alien, so I'm looking forward to being introduced to my article.