i submitted my first PR to react! https://github.com/facebook/react/pull/11149
wasnt actually that hard but the understanding required to get to a point where i could parse React’s own code without (much) assistance was gratifying.
and then i read this and wept and how much I still don’t know: https://hackernoon.com/how-i-converted-my-react-app-to-vanillajs-and-whether-or-not-it-was-a-terrible-idea-4b14b1b2faff
basically David Gilbertson is the man and i have no idea who he is
- https://hpbn.co/building-blocks-of-tcp/#slow-start - something about just minifying all the things into 14KB
- https://know-it-all.io/ if you really, really know the basics you can exploit them anywhere