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Issue 255 — October 23, 2015
Author your app or library using ES2015 modules, then efficiently bundle them up into a single file for use in browsers and Node.js.
Oskar Segersvärd

What do ES6’s ‘arrow functions’ do with this, arguments, super and scoping in general?
Kyle Simpson

A CoffeeScript-based text editor for the Web built for use in the next version of Basecamp. There’s a live demo if you want to see it in action.

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Want to take a look at Angular 2, but are put off by TypeScript or ES6? Dave Ceddia looks at things from a ‘plain’ ES5 perspective and provides some exercises to try.
Dave Ceddia

Overviews of Ember 2.0, React 0.14, and the in-the-works Angular 2, and a brief and mostly subjective comparison, though “there is no clear winner.”
Smashing Boxes

Object.observe is a proposed ECMAScript 7 (ES7) feature available in Chrome and the latest Node that lets a function be notified of changes made to a designated object.
David Voyles

Are the popular web frameworks suitable for building mobile pages? How do we address the poor performance of mobile web apps on mobile devices?
Henrik Joreteg

Or “A collection of simple tips to help up your jQuery game.”
Matt Smith


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