What I'm Reading
(Pulled from the Pocket API. Some titles may be wonky!)
Get Started with Rust, WebAssembly, and Webpack
Excerpt: "I’ve been seeing a lot of really cool #wasm (WebAssembly) stuff on Twitter and Hacker News lately, but I didn’t know much about what it is exactly, or how to start using it. Because it is so new — only being enabled in Chrome last March — up-to-date guides are few and far between."
Excerpt: "Overview Demo Getting Started Docs Spec Community Roadmap FAQ WebAssembly 1.0 has shipped in 4 major browser engines. Learn more WebAssembly (abbreviated Wasm) is a binary instruction format for a stack-based virtual machine."
React Native at Airbnb: The Technology
Excerpt: "This is the second in a series of blog posts in which we outline our experience with React Native and what is next for mobile at Airbnb. React Native itself is a relatively new and fast-moving platform in the cross-section of Android, iOS, web, and cross-platform frameworks."
Excerpt: "This is a small explainer that I built for a talk on web fonts and performance. Before we talk about what font-display is, let's talk about the lifetime of a web font."
Everything Easy is Hard Again
Excerpt: "This past summer, I gave a lecture at a web conference and afterward got into a fascinating conversation with a young digital design student. It was fun to compare where we were in our careers."
What I'm Learning
CSS grid layout, progressive web enhancements, WordPress REST API