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JavaScript neural networks, Ember 2.0, Emscripten, front-end npm usage, and more on Angular 2.0.
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Issue 206 — November 7, 2014
Rob Eisenberg
An incredibly extensive, up to date summary of the knowledge and ideas behind Angular 2.0, from a member of the core team.

Guillermo Rauch
The inventor of elegantly introduces several principles for sites that want to use JavaScript-based interfaces.

Andrej Karpathy
This is a long, deep piece, and built around JavaScript. Put aside a weekend to dive into this.

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Igor Minar
In response to concerns raised on Angular's future, steps have been taken to make the v1 to v2 transition smoother. Angular 1.x: The plan forward outlines things well. We also learn 1600+ apps at Google use Angular 1.

Mozilla Hacks
Emscripten compiles C/C++ into the asm.js JavaScript subset, enabling programs originally written for the desktop to run in the browser.

Laurie Voss
How npm is used in front-end development (32% of the top packages are front-end oriented) and the issues and solutions around such usage.

Tom Dale
An extensive look at what Ember 2.0 has in store, including the principle of ‘Stability without Stagnation’. An in-depth comment thread follows on too.


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