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The Spinneret: Issue #3

Spinneret issue 3  in my words

Keeping up the pace with new blog posts, while engaging the team in some interesting discussions via Slack. July was a series of experiments and conversation-starters.

Aug 13, 2020 The Spinneret

WTF is Hoisting?

Sometimes JavaScript code appears to behave oddly. Hoisting is one of the reasons why. Here's an introduction to the concept, with references to more in-depth explorations.

Aug 07, 2020 JavaScript, WTF

WTF is a Closure?

A brief explanation of JavaScript closures, along with a few examples and references to other in-depth explorations on the topic.

Aug 03, 2020 JavaScript, WTF

You Will Make Mistakes

It's not making a mistake that matters, it's what you do after you make a mistake.

Jul 31, 2020

WTF is the DOM?

A brief introduction to the DOM with a quick example on manipulating it, and a link to digging in deeper.

Jul 28, 2020 HTML, WTF

WTF is a Fixture?

A quick introduction what fixtures are in software, along with other purposes they can serve.

Jul 08, 2020 WTF

WTF is a Web Component?

What are components? What makes them different from (or similar to) HTML elements? How are they being used today? Let's find out.

Jun 30, 2020 Components, WTF