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ECMAScript's i18n API, app architecture, MVC first render speeds, Angular 1.4 news, and more.
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Issue 212 — December 19, 2014

I'll be taking a brief break for Christmas next week, so the next issue will be on Friday, January 2nd, where I hope to present a retrospective of 2014. Happy Holidays! - Peter C

The ECMAScript Internationalization API greatly improves JavaScript’s i18n capabilities and is supported by recent Firefox and Chrome releases and IE 11 (but not Safari).
Mozilla Hacks

Addy Osmani is back with a superb, in-depth look at the state of JavaScript app structure covering topics as diverse as components, ES6, template strings, and immutable data structures.
Addy Osmani

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Perceived page load speed is critical, so how do Angular, Ember, and Backbone fare in terms of average first render times on the same app (using TodoMVC)?
Filament Group

Jafar Husain discusses interesting ES6 features, such as Object.observe, async functions and async generators, that can be used today while giving a peek at what’s being explored to make async programming easier in ES7.
Netflix

Aimed at existing JavaScript developers who want to reinforce their skills in developing robust larger-scale applications.
Eric Elliott

Libscore scans the top million sites on the web to collect stats on JavaScript library usage. Spoiler: jQuery is top.
Julian Shapiro

A complete, practical tutorial walking through the process of taking a simple prorotype and scaling it up gradually.
Fernando Villalobos

Angular 1.4.0 is due in March with a new router, better i18n, and other improvements. There’s also a video if you want to see the whole meeting.
AngularJS

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