Issue #39 - August 12, 2011
Node Up: A Podcast About Node.js
Node Up is a new Node.js podcast now up to its third episode. This time around it's hosted by Isaac Schlueter, Felix Geisendoerfer, and Paolo Fragomeni.
Brendan Eich on the Recent ECMAScript 6 Standard Meetings
Node v0.5.4 Released
The latest release of Node's unstable 0.5 branch is out. More Windows related improvements, some fixes, and a V8 upgrade are in store.
SproutCore 2.0 Beta 3 Released
Mozilla and WebKit To Support Debugging Minified JS, CoffeeScript and other JS Languages
Both the Mozilla and the WebKit projects have started work on supporting SMAPs (Source Maps) in their debugging features which will make it easier to support non-JS or JS-variant languages.
jQuery Changes From 1.4.2 to 1.6
Anders Janmyr picks a few key changes and additions from jQuery 1.4.2 through to 1.6, including XML parsing, delegates, and deferred calls.
Find the jQuery Bug #1: Chicken or the Egg
The first in a new series of posts by Elijah Manor (once co-host of the official jQuery podcast) that show off some buggy jQuery-centric code and then walk through the process of fixing it.
Using Pow To Serve Up Your Node.js Project Through Ruby
Pow is a tool for OS X by 37signals that makes it easy to run Ruby webapps locally for development purposes. In this post, Assaf Arkin shows how to create a simple proxy so you can use Pow to serve up a local Node.js app instead.
Code and Libraries
jQuery Boilerplate: Jump Start Your jQuery Plugin Development
jQuery Boilerplate is a short and snappy attempt at giving you some basic code from which to build a new jQuery plugin. We've covered it before but it now has a good looking official site.
Macros: Easy Definition of Pre-Processor Chains For Your JS Source
domready: The DOM Ready Code Extracted from jQuery
Lodis: Like Redis, But In The Browser
Sprite3D.js: 3D Positioning for Elements in Webkit
Last but not least..
Annotated ECMAScript 5.1: The ES Spec, With More Links