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Issue 228 — April 17, 2015

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Nicholas and the team at Box have created a new loosely-coupled, model-less system for building large JS apps. It aims to provide a ‘minimalist’ approach to providing core structure to code. See the examples for more.
Nicholas C Zakas

There’s more than you might think, both in terms of notation and new methods. Axel cruises through it all.
Dr. Axel Rauschmayer

A fresh JS-compilation of the eSpeak open source text-to-speech library, now leaning on newer features of the Web Platform and running smoother than before. The demo is naturally fun to play with.
Eitan Isaacson

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“Let’s understand what an arrow function is not. It’s not a replacement for the function keyword, at all.”
Todd Motto

Exposes a message passing interface to V8 so Go and JavaScript can interact. Notably, it comes from Ryan Dahl, the original creator of Node.
Ryan Dahl

A fascinating look at some of the lengths JavaScript obfuscators can go to to reduce the readability and reusability of code.
Tyler Hudak


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