💡 JS Essentials – 10 Sites That Every Dev Should Bookmark

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🔍 Unlocking the Power of :has()
💡 Beyond Libraries to Limitless Design
🔄 Linear’s Leap

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🦄 This week’s best

10 JavaScript Sites Every Web Developer Should Know

As a web developer, mastering JavaScript is essential for creating dynamic and interactive web experiences.

Front-end development’s identity crisis

I’m not a “[full-stack] developer”, regardless of what my last job title says. I’m not even a front-end developer, thanks to the JavaScript–industrial complex.

How to Kill the Cascade

I love the style tag and I love CSS. I still think the way that styles cascade and can’t error out is ingeniously resilient.

Generative UI and Outcome-Oriented Design

GenUI promises highly personalized interfaces — a move from designing for many to tailoring for the individual.

🧠 Fun Fact

The First UI Library – One of the earliest UI libraries was the MacApp, introduced by Apple in the mid-1980s. It was a groundbreaking framework for Macintosh developers, allowing for easier and more consistent application interfaces. This innovation paved the way for the myriad of UI libraries we have today, showcasing the evolution of development tools over time.

The Power of :has() in CSS

In this post we are going to explore the use of :has() in your next web project. :has() is relatively newish but has gained popularity in the front end community

UI Libraries are Dying: What’s Next?

UI libraries come with their own set of challenges, which greatly limit their effectiveness.

How we redesigned the Linear UI (part Ⅱ)

We have redefined the foundational layers of Linear’s application with a full redesign.

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