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Issue 254 — October 16, 2015
Works out where the details of an image are so the desired crop focuses on the subject. Try a live test with your own images!
Jonas Wagner

While Nicolas’ ES6 in Depth series plumbed the depths of ES6, if you want all the key points laid out in brief in one place, this is a great list.
Nicolas Bevacqua

Want to write a module so it can be used out of the box in Node and client-side through tools like Webpack or Browserify? Jack shares an approach.
Jack Franklin

OSCON is happening in just a few weeks on 26–28 October in Amsterdam. If you thought you couldn’t go, think again. We now have the OSCON Pavilion Plus Pass. Not only do you get to choose two sessions to attend, you also get access to all of this.
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A walkthrough that goes into a ton of detail of getting up and running with Ember and creating a simple app.
James Futhey

Googlebot is now so smart that their AJAX Crawling advice is deprecated.
Official Google Webmaster Central Blog

“WebAssembly aims to be the bytecode for the web.” If you’ve heard about it but are unsure on the broad concepts involved, this is a good primer.
Sebastián Peyrott

At Strange Loop, Raquel Vélez looked at why JavaScript is an ideal language for starting to play with robotics projects.

4.2.0 is the first release with Long Term Support (LTS) meaning support and updates will continue for at least 30 months. Node 4.2.1 followed a day later.
Node.js Foundation

The art of using new ES6 features, higher order functions and lazy evaluation to write better JavaScript.
Mudit Ameta


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