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Issue 258 — November 13, 2015

Just before hitting send, I noticed JavaScript Weekly is exactly 5 years old! :-) JavaScript has come a long way in this time, as you can see from the contents of issue 1. If you want to reminisce, enjoy the issue archive for a walk down memory lane, and an extra special thanks to the 1838 initial subscribers who have stayed with us ever since issue 1 :-)
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An extensive look, complete with helpful diagrams, at how to architect an Angular application so that it can comfortably grow over time.
Kristian Poslek

A series of interactive exercises for learning Microsoft’s Reactive Extensions (Rx) Library by initially tackling plain JS functional concepts.

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A walk through of creating a system using HTML5 Canvas and getUserMedia to detect how far a user is away from their screen. (Note: Demos won’t work on Chrome 47+ due to getUserMedia being disabled on insecure origins.)

The official European Angular conference wrapped up a few weeks ago and here are a variety of insights and news from the event. Want to watch the actual talks? Enjoy these 41 videos.
Angular Team

This tool produces visualizations of where all the code in your minified JS came from so you can either optimize or justify your file sizes.
Dan Vanderkam

A demonstration of how Asm.js-based JavaScript can run a lot faster through a chess match where Asm.js optimized and non-optimized players get 200ms each turn to find the best move.
Microsoft Edge Dev

A fun walk through a developer’s project to play old-school tracker music files in the browser using JavaScript.


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