Yet Another Newsletter LOL: Teddy Bear Convention

Another week, another newsletter. Let’s get to it!

Around the Web permalink

If you work in Reactland, David provides some effective advice about useEffect. Dig into the thread.

If you’re into TypeScript and get confused by some errors, Matt Pocock dropped a useful extension for VS Code. More error translations are on the way. Thanks for this Matt!

TypeScript Error Translator - Visual Studio Marketplace
Extension for Visual Studio Code - TypeScript errors, translated for humans

Fellow Montrealer Josh W. Comeau dropped another gem of an article

You Don’t Need A UI Framework — Smashing Magazine
Developers often reach for UI frameworks like Bootstrap or Material UI, hoping that they’ll save a bunch of time and quickly build a professional-looking app. Unfortunately, things rarely work out this way. Let’s talk about it.

Rapid API’s Twitter account has been churning out lots of great explainer threads. Here’s the latest one on websockets. If you aren’t already following on Twitter, I highly recommend it.

Fun Stuff permalink

For context, for non-Canadians, the CBC is the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, a TV channel that’s been around forever in Canada.

Words of Wisdom for the Week permalink


Shameless plugs permalink

I wrote a post on my current keyboard as well as put out a discussion post on about keyboards. Lot of great responses in there if you’re looking for a new keyboard.

Review: Logitech ERGO K860 Wireless Keyboard - Just Some Dev
I started a new role at the beginning of April, and they ship you equipment, including a new keyboard…
What Keyboard Do You Use? - DEV Community
I was writing a post earlier tonight about my new keyboard which I’m really enjoying. … Tagged with discuss, keyboards.

I really enjoyed investigating a bug with Remix and Netlify Edge functions. It took a bit of time to figure out, but super satisfying once I did figure out the issue. Check it out!

TypeError: Body is unusable when using Remix(experimental-netlify-edge) Actions · Issue #3003 · remix-run/remix · GitHub
What version of Remix are you using? 0.0.0-experimental-fd9fa7f4 Steps to Reproduce Use Node 16.x or 18.x, the result is the same. Ensure that you have the Netlify CLI installed. Run npx create-remix –template