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We got your Front #13

Start your week with top Front-end news

Welcome to the latest issue of We Got Your Front!  This issue, look forward to reading about frontend frameworks, Typescript, and more! Get it in your inbox.




1. New frontend framework, again?!

Sven Suk discusses the ever-changing landscape of front-end frameworks and the potential pitfalls of blindly following the latest trends without a solid foundation. It highlights the overwhelming variety of choices, the challenge of making the correct selection, and the constant need to learn new frameworks, which can potentially lead to burnout. The article emphasizes the importance of building a solid foundation in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript before diving into the latest frontend trends to avoid shallow knowledge and ensure long-term success.

2. Psychology of Speed: A Guide to Perceived Performance

Perceived performance refers to how fast or responsive a website or app feels compared to how fast or responsive it is, as reported by metrics. But what is the gap between measured and perceived performance, and which one should we be used as a goal? The article discusses this gap and the subjective and complex nature of perceived performance, which is dependent on various external factors. It also provides guiding questions to help determine if the perception of speed will have a positive sentiment and emphasizes the importance of managing perceived performance in addition to metric-driven performance.

3. Future Frontend 2024 has been announced

Take a look at the speaker line-up and reserve your spot now, or jump on the 2023 playlist to review everything that was said this year.

4. The Roadmap to Frontend Developer in 6 Months

We all know someone who's interested in Frontend development. Here's a simple roadmap they can follow to get there.

5. Types vs. Interfaces in Typescript: Making the Right Choice

Explores the advantages and drawbacks of the use of both types and interfaces, aiming to help developers make an informed choice based on their project's needs and coding style. The article covers the historical preference for interfaces, the performance considerations, the introduction of coding consistency as a key factor, and the advantages of interface inheritance. It emphasizes that there is no one-size-fits-all solution, and the choice between types and interfaces should be guided by project demands and familiarity with the features of each