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Yet Another Newsletter LOL - Issue #47: Stay hydrated?

Nick Taylor
Nick Taylor
Another week, another newsletter. Let’s get to it!

Around the Web
Apple will allow other browser engines on iOS. It’s not happening right away, but still, that’s a big W
Apple iOS browser grip loosened under latest draft EU rules • The Register
If you’re a fan of end to end (E2E) testing with Cypress, I discovered this week that they have a Cypress tips newsletter. It might be worth a subscribe if that’s your jam.
Cypress Tips May 2022 News - by Gleb Bahmutov
Stay hydrated?
Misko Hevery
Hydration is a horrible workaround because web frameworks don't embrace how browsers actually work.

Yet somehow we have turned it into a virtue.

Hydration is a hack to recover the app&fw state by eagerly executing the app code in the browser.

That is why your app is slow.
Hydration is Pure Overhead
If you are looking to work with the Twitter API, Andy Piper from Twitter has a repo with some great resources
Andy Piper
Although I’m out for a bit… I’m just gonna leave this here - a side project I started to collate amazing resources and uses around the current Twitter API. ~20 stars already. Discussions are open (on GH). I might not immediately deal with PRs while away.
Josh W. Comeau always drops amazing content and as usual, his latest doesn’t disappoint.
The Surprising Truth About Pixels and Accessibility: should I use pixels or rems?
Fun Stuff
For the TypeScript or C# fans out here
Words of Wisdom for the Week
Kelly Vaughn
That tip you think that everyone probably already knows? Share it anyway. I guarantee you'll be teaching at least one person something new.
Shameless plugs
Nothing to plug this week. I’ve been deep in Remix land working on a PR for Netlify getting our Edge functions template into the Remix codebase.
Check it out if you’re interested in seeing what open source life looks like!
feat: add `@remix-run/netlify-edge` package + update Netlify template by nickytonline · Pull Request #3104 · remix-run/remix · GitHub
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