Inaugural Frontend Five
Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Friday Frontend Five newsletter, with 5 hot articles and resources to keep you up to date with everything happening in the front-end world.
KBall from ZenDev
For those looking to add a bit more ‘zing’ to their front-end with animations, PopMotion is a great light-weight, simple alternative to the frontrunner library of Greensock. With a simple API, high performance composable actions, and weighing in at less than 75% the size of Greensock in just 9kb, this is an exciting opportunity for anyone starting a new animation project.
With the proliferation of free available APIs, it’s become phenomenally fast to put together “mash-up” applications that provide tons of functionality with minimal work. But how do you learn about what’s available? Or if you have an idea, how do you know where to find the data or relevant API? This is a phenomenal crowd-sourced repository over 300 available JSON APIs, organized by category, covering subjects as widely ranging as Anime to Cryptocurrency.
this all over the place. Even if you have a reasonable understanding, with ES6+, there are even more
thissituations to keep track of. In this excellent breakdown, Zell covers every case one by one in detail, so by the end you’ll be a