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5 Articles every WebDev should read this week (#04)

A curated list of the top five web development must-reads from last week. Don't miss out on the latest web development stories and insights. Read all about the cutting edge in web development, working in tech and the new tools and frameworks while learning a few new tricks every week.


Node v17.4.0 (Current) released

Take a look at the changelog

https://nodejs.org/en/blog/release/v17.4.0/


How to Set Up a Node.js Project with TypeScript

In this tutorial, you will learn how to add TypeScript support to Node.js projects. We will address common needs, such as:

https://blog.appsignal.com/2022/01/19/how-to-set-up-a-nodejs-project-with-typescript.html


Why meaningful testing matters?

When we look on the term “meaningful testing”, it sounds like a weird abstraction which is spreading across whole software delivery chain, from a requirement to the deployment. So what does the word meaningful means in this context?

https://medium.com/drmax-dev-blog/why-meaningful-testing-matters-cc4c7a443511


Parcel CSS: A new CSS parser, compiler, and minifier written in Rust!

Parcel CSS has significantly better performance than existing tools, while also improving minification quality. In addition to minification, Parcel CSS handles compiling CSS modules, tree shaking, automatically adding and removing vendor prefixes for your browser targets, and transpiling modern CSS features like nesting, logical properties, level 4 color syntax, and much more.

https://parceljs.org/blog/parcel-css/


The Hottest Front-End Tools in 2021

Another year has passed and once again I’ve had the privilege of going through the Web Tools Weekly newsletter archives from the past 12 months to hunt down the front-end tools that readers found to be the most interesting during 2021. So, to kick off 2022, I’ve compiled a list of the 60 most popular tools. I’m sure there are at least one or two listed here that you can start using in your front-end projects today.

https://css-tricks.com/hottest-front-end-tools-in-2021/


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