Our Web Dev Wish List


In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk through their web dev wish list of things they want to just work already!

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Show Notes
  • 00:11 Welcome
  • 02:20 Write Custom animation transitions
  • 03:32 date input translate to JavaScript date
  • 06:48 Smooth and animated drag and drop
  • 08:35 TypeScript Interfaces are faster than Types
  • 10:35 Request animation frame
  • 12:52 Custom Elements / Web Components
  • 13:52 Authentication
  • Web Authentication API
  • 16:12 Sponsor: Linode
  • 17:48 useIsomporphic vs useLayoutEffect
  • 19:48 useEffect dependency array
  • 21:27 fragments without fragments
  • 24:46 Overflow hidden without hiding shadows
  • 27:11 Fluid text
  • 28:52 Sponsor: Sentry
  • 29:34 translate3d vs translate
  • 30:59 Gradient borders
  • 33:33 Independent transforms
  • 36:16 animate height auto
  • 38:40 Sponsor: Freshbooks
  • 39:02 Auto synced deps when changing package file
  • 40:36 Peer dependencies
  • 42:32 VS Code Reload after plugins install is kinda annoying
  • 43:04 Safari updates
  • 44:20 Apps checking for passwords
  • 45:02 File name casing as changes
  • 45:56 Better sounding commit names
  • 46:33 Test runner that is the same and just works
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