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Hey there, tech wizards! Get ready to quench your thirst for knowledge and power up your skills. We're heading back into the future of coding with another jam-packed edition of our exciting weekly newsletter. Grab your coder's hat, buckle up, and let's dive straight into it.

You've likely heard the buzz around TypeScript and JavaScript, but, like a true Jedi, you might be wondering, "Why TypeScript over JavaScript?". Fear not, Padawan; we are here to guide you. Don't forget to check out our enlightening article on Why TypeScript over JavaScript. It breaks down the compelling reasons to consider TypeScript for your next application. No cryptic coder lingo, I promise. Well, maybe just a smidge.

Next up on our thrilling world tour of coding is our intensive dive into database migration. Whether you've heard about Convex or not, it's the big thing that's been popping up on the radar lately. Check out our migration guide Migrating from Supabase and Prisma Accelerate to Convex and navigate the migration plane unscathed.

Ever wondered about the Playwright framework and why it's making waves? This power tool allows testing within Chromium, Firefox, and WebKit using a single API. Abracadabra! Dive into our walkthrough on Playwright, a Framework for Web Testing and Automation and gain the testing superpowers you need to dominate the coding game. On a side note: popcorn and soda work well with intense reading. You're welcome.

Back by popular demand, we've created a beginners-friendly resource that breaks down React stories for everyday code juggernauts. Get ready to level up, stumble across some awe-inspiring ideas, and face the BEAST (in a friendly way, of course). Uncover the secrets in our latest article: React-stories for Mere Mortals. Remember the first rule of the coder's club: Knowledge shared is power multiplied.

Finally, we've saved the best for last, fellow coding warriors. (Drumroll, please...) We're thrilled to announce the arrival of [TypeScript 5.4 Beta](https://devblogs.microsoft.com/typescript/announcing-typescript-5-4-beta/** - January 29, 2024), the freshest release yet. Picture this: you, absolutely conquering the TypeScript battlefield. Goodbye bugs, hello world.

That's a wrap for this week's sneak peek into our magical coding realm. See you next week, code wranglers, code artists, and everyone in between!

Dennis

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