Frontend Rewind 2023 – Day 15

Day 15 of our special calendar awaits with more frontend links from 2023.

Welcome to Day 15 of “Frontend Rewind 2023”!

Join us as we unwrap more frontend highlights of 2023 and don’t miss the great discount for Paul Henschel‘s course!

🎭 Fun fact: Every 60 years, Mali’s Dogon people host the Sigui festival, aligning with the star Sirius’s celestial position. This masked celebration signifies the transmission of cult secrets across generations. Lasting several years, initiates learn a secret language, craft a massive Great Mask, and partake in a time-consuming dance procession from village to village. The next Sigui is set for 2032, connecting the Dogon’s cultural legacy with the brilliance of the “Dog Star,” Sirius.

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Community Discount: Build fancy landing pages with R3F and Three.js

Learn how to enhance your websites with beautiful details using minimal code and hassle in Paul Henschel‘s course. Perfect for beginners and intermediates, a basic understanding of React is required, and familiarity with Three.js is a plus but not necessary right away.

Paul is the lead developer behind react-three-fiber, react-spring, zustand, drei, and other open-source libraries. He has been working with Three.js for at least 10 years.

Get 50% off using discount code CODROPS (valid until December 26, 2023).

Article

No one actually wants simplicity

A really nice read where Luke Plant argues that the complexity in modern web development persists because people prioritize other factors over simplicity and are reluctant to sacrifice certain conveniences for it.

Tutorial

A Deep Dive Into SVG Path Commands

An interactive guide to understanding SVG paths and path commands by Nanda Syahrasyad.

Website Design: Inflection

UI Interaction & Animation: CREA©

Tool

chatgpt.js

Chatgpt.js is a powerful JavaScript library that facilitates easy interaction with the ChatGPT DOM, offering various features and being lightweight and user-friendly.

Freebie

Free Font: Comic Mono

A very legible font that is a fork of Comic Shanns and has been adjusted for better display alongside system fonts.

Web Experiment

TresJS Images of particles

A fantastic carousel demo made by Francesco Michelini using ThresJS. The images are made of particles and you can see them animate when you click.

Video: Introduction to Ray Marching

Appreciate your time in today’s advent journey—join us again tomorrow! 👋🎄

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Manoela Ilic

Manoela is the main tinkerer at Codrops. With a background in coding and passion for all things design, she creates web experiments and keeps frontend professionals informed about the latest trends.

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