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Simple Silo, web hosting on AWS made simple

Simple Silo makes it easy for web developers to host static web sites on their AWS infrastructure by automating AWS resource configuration and management.


Boostnote, take note everywhere

The note-taking app for programmers that focuses on markdown, snippets, and customizability.
Edit your code and wikis from anywhere. Free and available on Windows, Linux, Mac, AUR.


Openroute service, an open source alternative to Google map API

The openrouteservice API consumes user-generated and collaboratively collected free geographic data, directly from OpenStreetMap.


WatermelonDB, next-generation React database

WatermelonDB is a new way of dealing with user data in React Native and React web apps. It's optimized for building complex applications in React / React Native, and the number one goal is real-world performance.


100 Days of Motion Design

How Tiantian Xu taught herself to create 50 pieces of animation in 100 days


Sal.js, lightweight scroll animation library

Sal (Scroll Animation Library) is written with aim to provide performant and lightweight solution for animating elements on scroll. It's based on the Intersection Observer, which gives amazing performance in terms of checking the element's presence in viewport.


MJML makes responsive email easy

MJML is responsive by design on most-popular email clients, even Outlook. Write less code, save time and code more efficiently with MJML’s semantic syntax.


LazyLoad, a vanilla javascript lazyload solution

LazyLoad is a fast, lightweight and flexible script that speeds up your web application by loading images, video or iframes as they enter the viewport. It’s written in plain “vanilla” JavaScript, uses Intersection Observers, and supports responsive images. It’s also SEO-friendly and it has some other notable features.



This year's event showcases workshops, conference talks and lightning talks. There are 7 workshops, 24+ session talks and many lightning talks as part of the conference on various topics including, but not limited to, Vue.js, Nuxt.js, Vuetify.js, Vue CLI, SVG, WebGL, Vuex, Vue-router, SPA, VuePress, Accessibility, Asynchronous patterns, Advanced Designs, User Experience, Content Optimization, Shopify, Delpoyment, Cypress, Unit Testing, End-to-end testing, Snapshot tests, Render Functions, Reactivity.

Nov 14th, 2018 → Oct 16th, 2018

Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, Canada

Pixel Pioneers is a new series of affordable events bringing world-class advice from the brightest minds in digital design and front-end development to the UK.

Nov 22nd, 2018 → Oct 23rd, 2018

Belfast Waterfront 2 Lanyon Place, Belfast BT1 3WH, United Kingdom



Customer support technician

Lausanne, Switzerland

AlpHosting is looking for a customer support technician to meet the growth of its customers. Telephone and email support, management of user hosting accounts, search for configuration errors in client applications, maintenance/development of our technical documentation (FAQ). You must be fluent in french to apply.

Web & Graphic Designer

London, UK and LA, NYC, USA

You’ll have the ability to design conversion optimised and responsive websites for multiple devices, as well as general digital communication design assets. You will mainly work on the design of ROLI’s websites, ensuring brand guidelines are met whilst striving to constantly enhance the content, functionality and beauty of these assets. You’ll see projects through from conception to on site execution, working from briefs based on commercial needs. You’ll also execute the digital design of ROLI’s calendar of campaigns and promotions, including the creation of landing pages and other online assets.


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The whale is a list of links curated by Gilles Vauvarin and published on different supports. This list is dedicated to web developers who need to be up to date with what happen on the web and are curious to discover new tools and resources to try on their next project. The whale highlights tools, resources, articles, formations, jobs and web conferences.

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