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Stop limiting your open source library’s potential
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Stop limiting your open source library’s potential

This morning I stumbled across Griffith – a React-based web video player. That’s cool and all, but you know what’d be even cooler? A web video player that we all can use. There’s a recurring theme in open source where TECHNOLOGY_X gets popular and then a bunch of libraries and tools get created specifically for (or ported to) TECHNOLOGY_X, but they...

Rethinking JavaScript: The complete elimination and eradication of JavaScript’s this.
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Rethinking JavaScript: The complete elimination and eradication of JavaScript’s this.

If this is so difficult to reason about, why don’t we just stop using it? Seriously. Why. don’t. we. just. stop. using. it.? If you have read How I rediscovered my love for JavaScript after throwing 90% of it in the trash, then you won’t be surprised when I say I am throwing this away. this is gone. goodbye. this won’t be missed. With functional...