Workaday Readings are the droll, dry, and dear pages I continuously tick through during my day.

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Front-end JavaScript performance

“Nearly every website uses JavaScript, so JavaScript performance is a growing topic in modern front-end development. In this post we’ll introduce common performance pitfalls and discuss how to detect and avoid them. We’ll focus on JavaScript execution and other CPU processing that results from it.”


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Introducing the new Serverless LAMP stack

“This is the first in a series of posts for PHP developers. The series will explain how to use serverless technologies with PHP. It covers the available tools, frameworks and strategies to build serverless applications, and why now is the right time to start.”


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Develop, Preview, Test

“Writing tests is an investment, and like any other investment, it has to be evaluated in terms of its return and risks (e.g.: opportunity costs) it incurs in. The “not too many” keys in on that.”


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iOSViewport.md

“Whether you’re developing a web application with native-ish UI, or just a simple modal popup overlay that covers the viewport, when it comes to making things work on iDevices in Mobile Safari, you’re in for a decent amount of pain and suffering.”


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Do Not Follow JavaScript Trends

“It is one of those days. You typed in twitter.com in your browser and you saw a new tweet from someone on how to use React Hooks. But, for some reason, your company or a team hasn’t switched to using Hooks. Or, maybe you are using them, but not in a new “trendy” way. Perhaps you are using Vue.”


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