tech/webdev magazine

June 13, 2024

I tried React Compiler today, and guess what... 😉

Thursday, June 13, 2024 Teklinks

This is probably the most clickbaity title I’ve come up with, but I feel like an article about one of the most hyped topics in the React community these days deserves it 😅. For the last two and a half years, after I release any piece of content that mentions patterns related to re-renders and memoization, visitors from the future would descend into the comments section and kindly inform me that all I just said is not relevant anymore because of React Forget (currently known as React Compiler).

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Hacking Millions of Modems (and Investigating Who Hacked My Modem)

Thursday, June 13, 2024 Teklinks

Two years ago, something very strange happened to me while working from my home network. I was exploiting a blind XXE vulnerability that required an external HTTP server to smuggle out files, so I spun up an AWS box and ran a simple Python webserver to receive the traffic from the vulnerable server

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React & Codemod Announcement

Thursday, June 13, 2024 Teklinks

We’re excited to announce that we are partnering with the React team to build and maintain the react-codemod repo, offering open-source codemods to enhance the migration experience for React 19 and beyond.

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June 12, 2024

How To Hack Your Google Lighthouse Scores In 2024

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Teklinks

Do perfect Lighthouse scores mean the performance of your website is perfect? As it turns out, Lighthouse is influenced by a number of things that can be manipulated and bent to make sites seem more performant than they really are, as Salma Alam-Naylor demonstrates in several experiments.

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June 11, 2024