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Angular 1.4.0, Polymer 1.0, a Slack-like Meteor app, and more.
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Issue 234 — May 29, 2015
Nothing huge but many enhancements and tweaks. Animations refactored, fixes and improvements for $http, extra accessibility features, and so forth.
Angular Core Team

An open source Web based, channel based chat system (a la Slack) built using Meteor, the full stack JavaScript development platform. Or if you’d rather build your own from scratch, check out this tutorial.

A quick tutorial on the process of testing JavaScript code using a continuous integration service and the Karma testing framework.

Build a clean, well-structured web app from scratch by combining best-of breed approaches and a carefully curated set of tools including: Ampersand, React, WebPack, ES6 and Node.js.
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Google’s library that sits on top of Web Components and makes it easy to create interoperable custom elements has reached its 1.0 milestone.
Google Developers Blog

A fun look at replicating an abstract painting using JavaScript. If you like this sort of thing, Jenn Schiffer’s art experiments are also great to check out.
JS Art

Mozilla Hacks continues its exploration into ES6 with a look at two features that make JavaScript’s function syntax more expressive.
Mozilla Hacks

Code for a sample web app that lets you record voice memos. It uses ES6 classes (via Babel) and RecorderJS.

Cody Lindley explains why you should ditch non-standard JavaScript module formats and move to the ECMAScript 6 module format with examples.
Telerik Developer Network


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