Web Development

Optimizing JavaScript loading with defer and async attributes

We are all used to using the script tag to load external JavaScript files in our HTML. Traditionally, the only workaround for...

Web NFC is a thing now

NFC or Near Field Communication is a short-range wireless technology that allows devices at a distance of less than 10cm to communicate....

Progressive JPEG: what and how they help improve web performance

A progressive JPEG image is a JPEG image that is encoded in a different manner than a baseline JPEG. It loads in...

React fragments: What and Why

React fragments were a feature released in React 16.2. They have been around for a while now but have been a relatively...

Using Sub Resource Integrity to secure web applications

Sub Resource Integrity (SRI) is a security feature that can be used to validate that the resources that the browser is fetching...

Measuring JavaScript execution time

When it comes to performance of applications, measuring performance becomes important. For anything to be optimized, it must be measured first, optimized,...

Recent Articles

How to debug better using $ sign shortcuts in Chrome devtools

Chrome devtools has a collection of utilities that can be used to perform common debugging tasks and make our life easier. The...

Deep copying in JavaScript using structuredClone

For as long as anyone can remember, deep copying in JavaScript was not a built-in feature and we had to resort to...

Chrome devtools: Using logpoints for logging messages directly

When it comes to debugging JavaScript in Chrome devtools, there are two different camps: the console.log fans and the debugger/breakpoint maximalist. I...

How to prevent npm install for unsupported Node.js versions

npm configurations allow us to do quite a lot of nifty things. One of them is to allow the project to set...

How to terminate a process on a port using the command line

Zombie processes are usually a pain to figure out. More often than not, I end up googling about how to terminate a...

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