Front-end development’s identity crisis

Salut, web dev friends! 🧑‍💻

I have selected some news from the web dev world to share.

🧐 Front-end development’s identity crisis
🤯 CSS in React Server Components
☠️ Hardest Problem in Computer Science: Centering Things

Have a great week.

🧐 Front-end development's crisis
The value you want from a CSS expert is their CSS, not their JavaScript, so it’s absurd to make JavaScript a requirement..

The end user does not care what type of tech stack you use, he just see the end result. Let’s value the work of Web designers who make our interface accessible, usable and easy to the eyes.

📗 CSS in React Server Components
Josh Comeau explores how CSS-IN-JS library’s will work in the new React Server Components.
Disclaimer, it’s just PHP but with a bunch of complexity in javascript.

☠️ Hardest Problem in Computer Science: Centering Things
The explanation of why it’s hard to entering things on any interface.

Web tools and Library

🎨 Spline design
3D Design tool in the browser with real-time collaboration. Now with AI powered generator for 3D object.

🐙 LLocalSearch
LLocalSearch is a completely locally running search aggregator using LLM Agents. The user can ask a question and the system will use a chain of LLMs to find the answer. The user can see the progress of the agents and the final answer. No OpenAI or Google API keys are needed.

🧟 Zombie Ipsum
Replace lorem ipsum with zombie ipsum.

📖 Sources

Every news are mainly from my Twitter feed, my Github feed, The collective, Michael Thiessen, Michael Hoffmann, Stefan and more recently by my friends Adrien Zaganelli.