Most Popular Projects Overall
Vue.js strikes again
Once again, Vue.js is the trendiest project of the year, with more than 40,000 stars added on GitHub during the year.
The Big-3: Vue, React and Angular
In 2016 Create React App solved the problem of how to start coding a React application by providing a nice set of presets, very well packaged. Facebook keeps releasing new versions very often and it was by far the most popular project in 2017 among the React ecosystem.
In this category, we find again the 3 main actors of the “Front-end frameworks”:
It’s maybe the biggest surprise of the year, the trendiest building tool is Parcel, a brand new project that gathered more than 14,000 stars since the project was launched on GitHub in August.
Parcel offers all the goodies of modern web development with a killer feature: zero configuration!
IDEs & Editors
They also led the way in 2017 but VS Code took a big advantage over its rival.
Number 2 in 2016, Gatsby gets revenge in 2017. It comes with a lot of great features to optimize your static site:
- Fast browsing & exporting
- Aggressive preloading
- Intelligent code splitting (templates + page data)
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Currently I work on an implementation for authentication and authorization using Spring Boot, Spring Security, OAuth 2.0 and JSON Web Tokens (JWT). In order to get a good understanding on these topics I found several talks that I’m going to list here.
“100% Stateless with JWT (JSON Web Token)” by Hubert Sablonnière. I found it very useful to get a better understanding on using JWTs to create a really stateless authentication architecture.
There is another interesting talk on Stateless authentication with OAuth 2 and JWT by Alvaro Sanchez-Mariscal.
This post will be updated as I find new resources.
Here is a good introductory video on Docker for Java Developers:
Have you ever wondered how git works internally or why git does certain things in a certain way? Recently I found an interesting talk about git’s internals on goto; conference. It explains all the building blocks that you need to understand to better understand git.
Knowledge is Power: Getting out of Trouble by Understanding Git