Readings for Lunch — [ 18 Jul 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Water park in Jiangxi province, China (source)

DATA VISUALISATION

Bundle Buddy

Via Rafa Yepes
Susie Lu‏ and Sam Saccone have built a tool to detect (and visualise) shared code across JS bundles. In this long and detail article Susie explains which data-viz techniques and UI iterations they went through to build Bundle Buddy.

PERFORMANCE

Adventures in Microbenchmarking

It’s common practice to write a microbenchmark: a small program that runs just the code you’re interested in and measures how well it performs. But be warned: microbenchmarks are fraught with peril, even for experts.