Interesting Libraries

TypeScript with Vite and NPM

One of my biggest annoyances with JavaScript is its lack of a strong type system. We’ve all seen the crazy memes around it – 0 == [], new Array(5).join(“a”-10) + ” Batman!”, and more. Trying to develop with libraries gets really frustrating when you don’t know, until runtime, whether a function wants a String, a […]

Phalcon PHP, A C Extension PHP Framework

What is Phalcon? Phalcon is a PHP MVC Framework written with speed in mind; however, it takes a different approach to getting that speed. Quite a few micro-frameworks exist, the popular contenders being Slim, Silex, and CodeIgniter, but they all are exactly that: a micro-framework. Thus, you’re missing a lot of built-in functionality found in bigger, […]