🏎️ Fast, Rome Formatter and Code through drawing
I spoke on a Twitter space last weekend, on State management in React (opens in a new tab)—it was my first time and I think did okay? I've had stage fright since...forever, so I was pretty nervous. 😅 (yes, even though it was just audio and virtual)
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If you'd been procrastinating on submitting your talk proposal for React Day Bangalore, they've extended their deadline (opens in a new tab)!
The Scoop: Inside Fast’s Rapid Collapse — Gergely Orosz (opens in a new tab) In January 2021, one-click checkout startup Fast raised a $102M Series B round led by Stripe. Until March 2022, employees assumed all is fine and the company has plenty of money in the bank, preparing for a Series C round. However, in the span of six days, Fast went from being valued at close to $500M to shutting down all operations. What the hell happened?
Architecting UIs for Change — Henrik Joreteg (opens in a new tab) Techniques for keeping your app code under control even when requirements shift dramatically.
:has()A Parent Selector Now — Matthias Ott (opens in a new tab) "There it is. A parent selector. But
:hasis not only useful as a parent selector. It also opens up a lot more interesting opportunities."
What we learned about cache hit rates from caching thousands of GraphQL APIs — Max Stoiber, GraphCDN (opens in a new tab) We’ll delve into the ins and outs of cache hit rates below and how some of our users have a 99%+ overall cache hit rate
- λ-2D: An Exploration of Drawing as Programming Language, Featuring Ideas from Lambda Calculus (opens in a new tab) How can we code through drawing? 🤯
- The computers used to do 3D animation for Final Fantasy VII... in 1996. (opens in a new tab)
- The remarkable brain of a carpet cleaner who speaks 24 languages (opens in a new tab)
That's all for now, have a great week!
Stay kind 💜