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Issue 236 — June 12, 2015
The final review of the ES6 spec is occurring this month, but if you’re not yet playing with ES6, how best to get started? Cody shares his 6 part approach for learning ES6 and beyond.
Cody Lindley

Calling the native array sort function on a large data set with a complex expression can slow things down. Jimmy Breck-McKye looked into creating a more asynchronous solution.
Jimmy Breck-McKye

Use ES6 classes and ES6+ decorators with Angular 1 instead of modules. Check out the examples if you want to be convinced.

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Mozilla Hacks continues its ES6 series with a look at symbols, a new type of value in JavaScript.
Mozilla Hacks

WinJS is open source and assists in building Windows Store apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript while also using Windows UI controls. Version 4.0 has just been released in anticipation of Windows 10.

Jay Raj explores building a native, multi-platform mobile app using JavaScript with the NativeScript framework.

Why does it matter if your React app’s markup can be rendered on both the client and the server and how can you do it?

“Ramda argues that lodash and underscore put the data in the wrong place: at the first parameter of the function, while it should be at the last position. They’re both (subjectively) wrong: the natural place for data in JS is the ‘this’ parameter.”
Jussi Kalliokoski


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