December 15th, 2021 × #webassembly#adhd#typescript#graphql

Potluck - enums, WASM, Lighthouse, Redirects

Scott and Wes answer questions on Chrome UX metrics, REST vs GraphQL, using enums in TypeScript, WebAssembly, ADHD as a developer, redirect status codes, and more.


In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes answer your questions on a Potluck episode of Syntax.

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Show Notes

  • 02:07 Google Chrome to start measuring user experience beyond the completion of page load
  • 05:47 How can I ensure that I am executing npm commands safely?
  • 07:58 How should I prefix booleans?
  • 09:46 How do I decide between using an enum vs a union type in Typescript
  • 13:40 What is Web Assembly?
  • 18:34 Sponsor: Sanity
  • 19:45 what happened to Scott using Linux?
  • PopOS
  • 22:44 Sponsor: Linode
  • 23:57 How do you batch requests in nodejs to an api?
  • 26:15 What are micro-frontends?
  • 29:55 Sponsor: Sentry
  • 31:16 Since Astro seems so amazing, aren’t you tempted to rebuild your site now in Astro instead of Sveltekit?
  • Astro
  • 33:04 Can you please shed some light on redirects in express/ koa?
  • 36:41 How do deal with ADHD?
  • 41:52 Should I repeat the name of the issue in the commit message or just "Resolves #$issue-number"?
  • 44:21 Do browsers update automatically?
  • 47:52 What do you do when working on a big project?
  • 49:55 Can you guys help to breakdown and explain jargons and differences of RPC, REST, gRPC, GraphQL?
  • 53:25 How to ask a question
  • 53:42 Sick Picks
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