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Last active Jan 10, 2021
JavaScript: Classic Scripts vs. Modules vs. CommonJS
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JavaScript File Format Differences

There's the pervarsive notion that all JS is created equal and that there's only minor and easily detectable differences between the various file formats used to author JavaScript. This is correct, from a certain point of view.

A certain point of view?

For many people writing JavaScript that gets passed into build tools,

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https://twitter.com/snookca/status/1073299331262889984?s=21

‪“‬In what way is JS any more maintainable than CSS? How does writing CSS in JS make it any more maintainable?”

‪Happy to chat about this. There’s an obvious disclaimer that there’s a cost to css-in-js solutions, but that cost is paid specifically for the benefits it brings; as such it’s useful for some usecases, and not meant as a replacement for all workflows. ‬

‪(These conversations always get heated on twitter, so please believe that I’m here to converse, not to convince. In return, I promise to listen to you too and change my opinions; I’ve had mad respect for you for years and would consider your feedback a gift. Also, some of the stuff I’m writing might seem obvious to you; I’m not trying to tell you if all people of some of the details, but it might be useful to someone else who bumps into this who doesn’t have context)‬

So the big deal about css-in-js (cij) is selectors.

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earnubs / vmware-ubuntu-workspace.md
Last active Mar 17, 2020
Ubuntu on VMware with LXD containers
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