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Issue 201 — October 3, 2014
Colin Toh
Looks at five useful methods introduced in ECMAScript 5 and supported by all major browsers (except IE 8 and below): indexOf, filter, forEach, map, and reduce.

Todd Motto
A rather epic article from Todd Motto, a Google Developer Expert, walking through all of Angular’s main concepts from modules and scope to directives and filters.

Tyler Gaw
OS X Yosmite's new 'JavaScript for Automation' functionality provides access to native OS X frameworks from JavaScript and Tyler Gaw demonstrates how this could be used to build complete OS X apps.

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Bianca Gandolfo, JS Engineer for Hack Reactor and chapter lead for Girl Develop It SF, will weed out your false assumptions about JS Objects, Arrays and Functions in Day 1 and teach you to master scope, closure, common functional programming methods and Underscore.js on Day 2.
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Frontend Masters

Keith Rosenberg
An essay that’s been popular on Twitter and Reddit that reflects on the value of planning an app before choosing a framework and having more tools in your development toolkit than a single framework.

Scott Smith
Covers JSFormat, JSHint, and JavaScriptNext.

Nomad JavaScript
Yehuda Katz (of the Ember project) will be hosting a live online talk where he’ll walk through how a day to day Ember developer works on real world apps.


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  • JavaScript Pre-Sales Engineer in AmsterdamWe travel, we code, we present, we show demos, we perform workshops, we execute proof of concepts and most important, we do whatever is necessary to win competitive sales cycles. Who we are? We are Backbase presales.
  • Front-end EngineerSalsify is a VC-backed startup that is changing the way brands and retailers collaborate. We are looking for front-end engineers to help drive the product to go from millions of products managed to eventually all the world's item content.

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