This month’s most useful tools for developers < December 2018

Elliott King
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on 03 January 2019

Some are about new thinking or new techniques, some are about legacy technology and some are just useful resources for different languages or platforms. Some are just lolz. The brief is simple – if we think they’re useful, you might too.

 

Trunk based development?

A source-control branching model, where developers collaborate on code in a single branch called ‘trunk’. Something worth considering? Take a look.

 

Google Flutter aims to shake up cross-platform development

Flutter is a new framework that allows you to create native apps on both Android and iOS without the usual compromises that come from cross-platform frameworks. Will it stand up to Xamarin? Only time will tell!

 

The code I’m still ashamed of…

A great article from Bill Sourour on the inherent ethics in coding.

 

Want to build a virtual DOM from scratch?

 

 

Is Google influencing what you click?

An interesting perspective

 

What are the best comments you’ve seen in source code?

Some CRACKERS in here

 

An incredible look at creating an illustration and voice system for Slack!

Thanks, Alice!

 

A beautiful hand-coded pure CSS image from Diana Smith…

It sure is pretty!

 

If screen designers had to design digital products

Looky here. 😂

 

Need to remove the background from an image.

We’ve found a really cool tool for that! Here’s our lovely Neil having a go himself:

 

Xamarin made some pretty cool announcements!

Here!

 

Getting Nostalgic for 2018 already?

Look at your 2018 wrapped in Spotify.

 

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