Weekly Links: March 16th
Bitmasks and the new React Context API | Haukur Hallvarðsson - A nice rundown of one aspect of the new React Context API that is likely to be familiar to low-level developers but will probably be a new idea to many front end devs: using bitmasks to test a condition.
MobX 4: Better, simpler, faster, smaller | Michel Weststrate - MobX continues to be a fantastic state management libary and this update looks like it will make it even better.
Rust And WebAssembly
GitHub - atom/xray: An experimental next-generation Electron-based text editor - A non-webassembly example of using Rust selectively to increase performance of an application built primarily using web technologies.
Rust’s 2018 Roadmap | Rust Blog - A good rundown of the areas of focus for Rust this year. I’m particularly interested in their target use cases, since 3 of them (CLI tools, Network Services and WebAssembly/the web) are things that I have built before and will build again.