Readings for Lunch — [ 05 Jun 2018 ]

Broken things by Chilean artist Livia Marin. (source)


Beyond React

React fundamentally changed how we build UI in JavaScript, yet the principles behind React are equally powerful outside the JavaScript ecosystem.
What if we could build a design tool based on these principles, allowing us to design flexible, composable component systems?
What if we could transpile these components into any language on any platform, such as a Swift components on iOS, or Kotlin components on Android?


Event delegation in JavaScript

In this article, Aurelio De Rosa discuss how a web developer can optimize the addition of event listeners in all these situations by employing a technique called event delegation.