And now for this week’s finds …
But then again…
- Quick Tip: How to Style Google Custom Search Manually - In this quick tip, I will show you how to manually render the search form (without using a special GCSE tag) and a results box which allows for more control and a cleaner way to style the search input field.
- Stateful and stateless components, the missing manual - The goals of this article are to define what stateful and stateless components are, otherwise known as smart and dumb - or container and presentational components.
- How to Deliver a Smooth Playback without Interruptions (Buffering) - Cloudinary lets you customize the video poster, video controls, and even apply filters and transformations to the video itself. Taking a deeper look, you can even control the bitrate and codecs levels, allowing for better customization of video delivery.
- Draft.js - Draft.js is a framework for building rich text editors in React.
- jQuery 3.0: Which build do you need? Full or Slim - JQuery 3.0 is available in a full fat and skinny version. Here’s the pros and cons to help you decide which one is best for you.
- Is jQuery Still Relevant? - Although jQuery’s heyday may have passed, the library is still used at a staggering rate. But how of much of that usage is legacy? And how many developers are choosing to use jQuery in new applications?
- 13 jQuery SelectBox/Drop-down Plugins - A selection of plugins you can incorporate into your next project.
- Getting Started With Paper.js - Paths and Geometry
Stupid ES6 tricks - Here are a few ES6 techniques that aren’t really tricks, just exploiting some of the new syntax either to reduce code, improve readability, or possibly just have fun.
- Progressive Web Apps with React.js - Part 4 of a new series walking through tips for shipping mobile web apps optimized using Lighthouse.
- Snowflake - A React-Native Android iOS Starter App/ BoilerPlate / Example with Redux, RN Router, & Jest with the Snowflake Hapi Server running locally or on RedHat OpenShift for the backend.
- Yarn - Fast, reliable, and secure dependency management.
- On 10,000 npm installs - Or what Open Source Software means to me.
Two-Way Data Binding With Angular2 - This article explores how two-way data binding in Angular 2 is implemented and how it can be implemented in our own directives.
- Down with the tool fetish! - Drive a stake through its heart! Now!
- Progressive enhancement isn’t dead, but it smells funny - Progressive enhancement is a touchy subject. It can be hard to discuss dispassionately because, like accessibility, it’s often framed as an issue of empathy and compassion.
Please PM us if you have anything of interest for the next issue or if there is anything you would like to see featured. Paul and Chris of Arabia.