✈️ State of JS '21, Next.js 12.1 and more!
I'm in the middle of travelling, so this is gonna be a short one—but boy there have been exciting things this past week! 😄
Next.js 12.1 released (opens in a new tab) Expanded support for SWC, On-demand Incremental Static Regeneration (in Beta) and more!
Subsetting Font Awesome to Improve Performance — Adam Rackis, CSS-Tricks (opens in a new tab) By subsetting Font Awesome, we can remove any unused glyphs from the font files it provides. This will reduce the number of bytes transmitted over the wire, and improve performance.
Google Search Is Dying (opens in a new tab) Reddit is currently the most popular search engine. The only people who don’t know that are the team at Reddit, who can’t be bothered to build a decent search interface. So instead we resort to using Google, and appending the word “reddit” to the end of our queries. Why are people searching Reddit specifically? The short answer is that Google search results are clearly dying. The long answer is that most of the web has become too inauthentic to trust.
- Here’s Why I’ll Be Keeping My Shoes on in Your Shoeless Home — The Wall Street Journal (opens in a new tab)
- Call of Duty: Free — 99% Invisible (opens in a new tab) n the west coast of Ireland, on the banks of an estuary dividing county Limerick from county Clare, lies a small town called Shannon. But Shannon is not a quaint fishing village or farming community. Its industry is its airport. And Shannon Airport is big. It handles up to 1.7 million passengers and 20,000 flights a year, most of them from other countries. It looks like a cosmopolitan international airport, but it has a unique claim to fame: the world’s first airport duty-free store.
- MoviePass 2.0 Wants to Track Your Eyeballs to Make Sure You Watch Ads (opens in a new tab)
- Building an iPod for 2022 (opens in a new tab)
That's all for now, have a great week!
Stay kind 💜