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Advanced TypeScript 4.8 Concepts: Classes and Types

Originally published November 2018. Updated November 2022. This article describes the features and functionality of TypeScript 4.8. While TypeScript is very simple to understand when performing basic tasks, having a deeper understanding of how its type system works is critical to unlocking advanced language functionality.

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Advanced TypeScript 4.8 Concepts: Classes and Types

Originally published November 2018. Updated November 2022. This article describes the features and functionality of TypeScript 4.8. While TypeScript is very simple to understand when performing basic tasks, having a deeper understanding of how its type system works is critical to unlocking advanced language functionality.

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The Definitive TypeScript 4.8 Guide

Originally published October 2018. Updated November 2022. This article describes the features and functionality of TypeScript 4.8. One of the most interesting languages for large-scale application development is Microsoft’s TypeScript. TypeScript is unique in that it is a superset of JavaScript, but with optional types, interfaces, generics, and more.

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TypeScript 4.8 Cheat Sheet

This cheat sheet is an adjunct to our Definitive TypeScript Guide. Originally published November 2018. Updated November 2022 for TypeScript 4.8.

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The Basics of Proxy

Intro to Proxy Modern JavaScript is amazing. There are so many features you might not have had a chance to use, and some that are probably being utilized by some of your favorite frameworks and tooling. One such feature is the Proxy.

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Intro to HTML-first Frontend Frameworks

Web development comes full circle with HTML-first front-end frameworks In the beginning was HTML, and our pages were fast. But they were boring, so we added JavaScript.  JavaScript ended up being so capable that we ended up creating entire applications with it, dynamically creating and destroying DOM interactively to users’ delight.

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Intro to Feature Toggles

What is a Feature Toggle? Feature toggles (sometimes referred to as feature flags) are an engineering practice aiming to control application behavior without the need to deploy a code change.

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CI/CD Challenges: An Enterprise Overview of Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Deployment

Continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment implementations cover a wide range of automation possibilities for your software. This article will provide an overview of these three principles, the benefits they can bring to your engineering efficiency, and potential challenges. A continuous integration pipeline is the first step to embracing a CI/CD process.

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Intl for Your Apps

At some point when you build applications with a wide user base, you find that you need to support various combinations of languages and locales.

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Jest + ESM: Almost There…

Jest is one of the most popular testing frameworks, but it hasn’t really kept up with the growing support for native JavaScript modules (ESM) in the developer community. A fresh install of Jest will simply not work with native modules. However, Jest does have experimental support for ES modules.

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The Basics of a Monorepo: Where Projects Go to Meet

Projects upon projects You may not need a monorepo, but it’s useful to know what they are and what they have to offer. You could have a monorepo that is a mix of frontend, backend, utilities, linters, or more, each with its own set of build tools, and various needs.

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The Web Speech API: Can You Hear Me Now?

How often have you wanted to yell at your computer or phone? What if your device could save that tirade as a text in an email or note you could review in the future, a memento of your favorite outbursts? Or, maybe you want to provide your users a more hands-free experience, with alerts that

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Give Svelte a Try

Svelte has become increasingly popular over the last several years, even being voted the “most loved” web development framework in the 2021 Stack Overflow Developer Survey. Quite a few articles have been written about how much nicer Svelte is to work with than React.

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Welcome to Web Bundles

Intro Web bundles are an exciting part of the web packaging specification. They provide you the ability to package up your entire website into a single bundle and share it with others.

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