Web Development

How to check if a string contains emojis in JavaScript?

If you have user-generated content in your web application, chances are you have to deal with strings containing emojis. Since emojis are...

Writing conditionals in CSS: when/else

CSS already has had conditionals in the form of @media queries or @support queries to selectively apply styling to the document. But...

Retrieving content value of ::after or ::before in JavaScript

For the following element:#element::after { content: 'Custom value' }If we needed a way of...

Select all text on click using CSS

When a user has to select some text on a website, they have to drag and hold their mouse, or use double-click...

Detecting element causing CSS overflow

CSS overflows are an annoyance that keep showing up once in a while and are really hard to debug. Unwanted and unexpected...

How to create a UUID in JavaScript

Creating a globally unique identifier has always been a necessity in all programming languages and for some reason, JavaScript never had a...

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Overriding nested dependencies in NPM

Whenever we install a particular package, it is common to come across a problem with a dependency's dependency. With the release of...

Automatic batching in React 18 helps avoid re-rendering

Remember the earlier versions of React that used to batch multiple state updates inside event handlers such as click or change to...

Flatten Arrays in Vanilla JavaScript with flat() and flatMap()

ES2019 introduced two methods on the array prototype that would make life so much simpler for developers. These are flat() and flatmap()...

Using GroupBy on an array of objects in JavaScript

Array grouping is a fairly common operation in any project. Until recently, we had to resort to either writing our own implementation...

Node.js introduces node: protocol imports

Node.js recently introduced a node: protocol for built-in modules. Built-in node modules can now be imported by prefixing the node: protocol prefix.

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