Priscila Oliveira and Mark Story (Sentry)
Get to Know Chrome’s Dev Tools — Join Jon Kuperman for this introduction to Google’s Chrome Developer Tools. You’ll learn how to edit, debug and profile you web apps in this detailed video course.
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The Cloudflare Workers serverless system runs on V8 but not Node.js exactly but now boasts Node.js support if you want to use (many of the) existing Node packages you know and love. Workers also just gained WebSockets support.
A Simple Start to ES Modules in Node.js — Once Node 10 shuffles away later this month, every supported Node release will support ES modules in addition to CommonJS. If you haven’t dipped a toe in the ESM water yet, Kent keeps it simple and straightforward with an example here.
Deno 1.9 Released — Node’s anagrammed cousin continues to get even better. 1.9 brings a native HTTP/2-compliant Web server (which seems to beat Node’s in basic benchmarks), support for blob and data URLs, faster interop with the underlying Rust code, and more. “Why use Deno,” you ask? Think V8, but with the layer on top built in Rust, with a focus on extra security, first class TypeScript support, and offering browser-compatible APIs wherever possible.
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Announcing react-pdf v2.0 — While it remains backward-compatible with v1, the new version of react-pdf is a complete reimplementation from scratch. It offers a new hook-based API, improved performance, SVG support, and support for more CSS properties including z-index and overflow.