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Issue 253 — October 9, 2015
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Eric Elliott

Expands form input 'select' boxes into a horizontal range of selections plus an overflow, making many options be selectable in one click.

Well written thoughts on the benefits and practicality of immutability and things to consider when leaning on it in JavaScript.
James Long

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They’ve split the main package into two: react and react-dom, paving the way to writing components that can be shared between the web version of React and React Native. Has a few breaking changes, but if your code ran warning-free in 0.13 you’re mostly good.

A complete step by step walkthrough of building a simple desktop app using GitHub’s Electron project.
Jasim Muhammed

See how the Fetch API can be used in conjunction with generators to build asynchronous APIs.

Microsoft’s Dave Voyles looks at the process behind using Emscripten to compile a C/C++ program to JavaScript on Windows.
Dave Voyles

Elixir is a Ruby-inspired language that works on the Erlang VM. This project currently converts a subset of Elixir code to JavaScript.
Bryan Joseph


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