Article Roundup - Week of Mar 11, 2018

March 16, 2018 • Article Roundup

Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2018
StackOverflow’s 2018 developer survey results are out. It’s a lot of data and perusing it was interesting but mostly confirmed things I already suspected

Lesser known CSS quirks & advanced tips
CSS has a lot of odd edge cases and caveats. This article goes through many of the lesser known ones.

The Function Gateway
Gloo looks like a really cool gateway if you are using functions or integrating multiple services. Because Gloo is aware of the upstream API it is connecting to it is able to make adjustments to requests as needed. This makes it useful for integrating with multiple APIs, or even interfacing with an old API while it is phased out.

The Lost Art of the Makefile
Unless you have *unix programming experience in C or C++, or build a lot of open-source software from the source, you may not know much about Makefiles. They are incredibly powerful once you understand the syntax and can definitely be used with JavaScript and other languages. With so many people moving away from Grunt and Gulp to shells scripts it may be the perfect time to take a look at Makefiles.

The inception of ESLint
I’m a big fan of ESLint, and I enjoyed reading the story of how it came to be.

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Jason Butz is a software engineer and cloud architect with a strong focus on JavaScript, TypeScript, Node, and AWS. Jason has a love for open-soure software and a passion for building scalable, secure, and reliable applications.