Declarative Shadow DOM

A new way to implement and use Shadow DOM directly in HTML.

Published on Friday, February 17, 2023

Translated to: Español, Português

Jason Miller

Jason Miller

Jason is a Web DevRel focused on speed and the JS ecosystem.

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Mason Freed

Mason Freed

Developer on the Chrome team

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Table of contents

Declarative Shadow DOM is a web platform feature, currently in the standardization process. It is enabled by default in Chrome version 111.

Declarative Shadow DOM has been available since Chrome 90 and Edge 91, but it used an older non-standard attribute called shadowroot instead of the standardized shadowrootmode attribute.


Django vs Flask: Which is the Best Python Web Framework?

Denis Mashutin

Denis Mashutin

Overview

Even if you are new to web development, you probably already know that there are two main web frameworks in the Python world: Django and Flask. According to the Python Developers Survey 2022 conducted by JetBrains, 39% of developers reported using either or both.

Web frameworks by popularity among Python developers

Whether you are a beginner thinking of what to learn to get your first job in web development, a developer looking for a framework to build a web application on, or a team lead considering various technologies for an upcoming project, this article should help you make the right choice.

Before diving deep, let’s take a look at the basic principles and “philosophies” of Django and Flask:

  • Flask is a microframework, while Django is an “all-inclusive” one. This means that you have more flexibility in choosing the tools you want to use in Flask, whereas Django has more essential features available out of the box.
  • Django enforces certain requirements on the project layout, but for a good cause, as this encourages developers to create applications with a clean and pragmatic design. Flask provides more freedom, though this may result in longer onboarding times for new team members.
  • Flask and Django are both free and open source.
  • Both frameworks have a large community, detailed documentation, and receive regular updates.

Now that we’ve covered the essentials, let’s compare Flask vs Django by looking at the various aspects and challenges of using each framework for web development.


Regular Expressions Quick Start

This quick start gets you up to speed quickly with regular expressions. Obviously, this brief introduction cannot explain everything there is to know about regular expressions. For detailed information, consult the regular expressions tutorial. Each topic in the quick start corresponds with a topic in the tutorial, so you can easily go back and forth between the two.

Many applications and programming languages have their own implementation of regular expressions, often with slight and sometimes with significant differences from other implementations. When two applications use a different implementation of regular expressions, we say that they use different “regular expression flavors”. This quick start explains the syntax supported by the most popular regular expression flavors.


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