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5 Articles every WebDev should read this week (#20)

How LinkedIn Adopted A GraphQL Architecture for Product Development

LinkedIn has built thousands of microservices to enable the exchange of data with our engineers and our external partners. In this blog post, we will cover how the GraphQL layer is architected for use by our internal engineers to build member and customer facing applications. Specifically, we will dive into some of the architectural choices that are unique to LinkedIn and why we chose each one of them.

Web Platform Baseline

Web Platform Baseline gives you clear information about which web platform features are safe to use in your projects today. When reading an article, or choosing a library for your project, if the features used are all part of Baseline, you can trust the level of browser compatibility. By aligning with Baseline, there should be no surprises when testing your site.

Testing Feature Support for Modern CSS

The pace of the CSS language can be challenging to keep up with! Browsers release features and fixes monthly, and the CSS Working Group is constantly working on specifications. So, how do you know using a new feature is "safe" to use? And what are the considerations around making that choice?

CSS snippets for front-end developers

Use container queries, create a scroll snap experience, avoid position: absolute with grid, swiftly hammer out a circle, use cascade layers, and reach more with less via logical properties. Here's a quick overview of each of those.


The large, small, and dynamic viewport units

New CSS units that account for mobile viewports with dynamic toolbars.

Dive Into Modern Full Stack Development

Read "MODERN FULL STACK DEVELOPMENT" to learn everything you need to know about Modern Full Stack Development and to kickstart your career as a full-stack developer.

It's a hands-on introduction to creating web applications with today's full-stack developers' most popular tools, libraries, and frameworks. It covers Modern JavaScript, TypeScript, React.js, Next.js, MongoDB, Mongoose, REST APIs, GraphQL, OAuth, Docker and JEST.

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