Article Roundup - Week of Feb 18, 2018

Article Roundup

If you’re looking to make in-browser games you might want to take a look at Phaser. It’s a 2D game framework written in JavaScript.

We’re nearing the 7.0 Babel release. Here’s all the cool stuff we’ve been doing.
A new version of Babel is coming, and you’ll need to make some changes to the packages you install and your configuration to take advantage of it when the time comes.

Building your own CDN for Fun and Profit
Depending on how your CDN provider works you might be able to get even better response times. This article explains why that is and what you can do about it.

Replacing jQuery With Vue.js: No Build Step Necessary
Vue.js is becoming a popular JS framework and this article shows how to convert simple jQuery features to using Vue.js. It also highlights some of Vue’s benefits over jQuery. This is a quick introduction to Vue and it seems quite promising.

Everything you need to know about CSS Variables
CSS Variables give you a lot of power and flexibility. You get the same benefits as with variables in a CSS preprocessor, but you can also change those variables on the fly via JavaScript and media queries. This article provides a thorough overview of CSS variables.