JAMstack Roundup for November 26th 2019

Navin Mani

Developer Advocate

Nov 26, 2019

Here are some great resources and articles we've found to prepare us for a great Thanksgiving!

1. Writing end-to-end tests for GraphQL servers using Jest

Writing end-to-end tests for applications helps to ensure applications behave as expected. πŸ‘Œ

2. JavaScript Visualized: Event Loop βœ¨β™»οΈ

Oh boi the event loop. It’s one of those things that every JavaScript developer has to deal with in one way or another, but it can be a bit confusing to understand at first. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

3. Apps prototyped in JAMstack pattern

Code your next web application on top of boilerplate apps built in JAMstack pattern. All apps (open-source or paid) includes tools, documentation and free Email support. 🀩

4. Angular: Allow Users Retry Failed Requests With A Twitter-Like Try Again Button

While using the Twitter web app, I noticed it displays a Try Again button for failed requests in different sections of the user interface. This allows the user to retry each failed request without affecting the rest of the application, quite neat. πŸ”

5. Checking a Web Page for Dead Links

There is no content on the web that is immune to rotting and growing moss. Blog posts start festering with old dead links pointing to nowhere, and images blank out when a server hosting them goes away. The cure is to periodically check for any dead content. πŸ”—