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Awesome Forms with Solidjs

I recently started falling in love with Solidjs, a javascript library that looks like React but is significantly faster and, dare I say, has a notably better API. Unlike React, Solidjs component functions are invoked only once when the component is initialized and then never again. I decided to take advantage of Solidjs' strengths, and build a 9kb min zipped library to aid with user input forms: rx-controls-solid. Let's dive in and see...

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Extract-Transform-Load with RxJS: save time and memory with backpressure

Let's say that you have to extract 100M objects from a database, make some transformations on them and then load them into another storage system. Problems will arise as soon as writing into the second DB will become slower than reading from the first. Depending on the implementation, you could face one of these issues: extracted data stacks up in your memory, and your program crashes because of the memory usage; you send too many...

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7 Deadly Sins of Angular

Original cover photo by Nick Gavrilov on Unsplash. Angular is known to be an opinionated and prescriptive framework. Despite that, it has footguns like every other technology. In this list, we review the most common and deadly sins that are committed in Angular applications. You will learn how to make amends to redeem your eternal Angular soul from damnation. For this article, we created a rating system that categorizes each Angular...