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Popular Tweets 2022

A list of 2022’s popular tweets ordered by retweets.

  1. 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 not a misaligned wordle just a waterfall of all the javascript I had to download to read your blog post
  2. WebC is a new framework-independent HTML compiler for Single File Web Components: github.com/11ty/webc This is an early preview and I welcome feedback! I think it’s a great way to build standards-based HTML-first components without JavaScript framework overhead 🙌🏻
    OpenGraph image for github.com/11ty/webcimport { WebC } from
  3. 10 years of performance debate distilled into one tweet: “Your site is only faster because it does less” “Yep” “It’s not fair to compare them” “Why?” “One does fewer things” “Yeah—to make it faster” “That’s not fair” “Why?” “I want mine to do more” “Okay—it will be slower”
  4. Circling back and re-testing the Hello World experience in the brand new nextjs 13. Still seeing a 272 kB baseline of client-side JavaScript 😬 (90 kB compressed). The project waterfall starts at 88% JS 👀
    A screenshot of the Next.js Getting Started project with devtools open (showing 6 JS bundles, totally 90 kB compressed weight)
  5. react announces support for HTML class attribute geoffkeighley/1579894922710114307
  6. leonardo dicaprio uses tailwind because css is 25 years old
  7. html is the web publishing platform of the future
  8. 🧐 New blog post: 🏎 Which generator builds Markdown the fastest? 🔗 zachleat.com/web/build-benchmark/
    OpenGraph image for zachleat.com/web/build-benchmark/
  9. New blog post: Trailing Slashes on URLs: Contentious or Settled? zachleat.com/web/trailing-slash/ Challenging my own assumptions about whether or not to use the (apparently unpopular) trailing slash.
    OpenGraph image for zachleat.com/web/trailing-slash/
  10. I would pay extra for a “38 of your friends blocked this account” feature on Twitter. It wouldn’t even have to reveal who did the blocking
  11. I went as a SPA for halloween
    my shirt has a 0 performance lighthouse score on it
  12. If I could have one wish that I could manifest in 2022 it’d be to gather a coalition of ethically minded tech folks, focused on advocacy and cooperative action—is that interesting to anyone else?
  13. my toxic trait is that I 100% believe that a bundler is not a baseline requirement when building a professional web site happy monday, everyone