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Issue 260 — November 27, 2015
Kyle Simpson covers concurrency vs parallelism, threads, asynchrony, reactive programming, and CSP (communicating sequential processes).
Kyle Simpson

Tired by lengthy articles and prefer snappy bulletpoints? This is a great way to skim through and get a bird’s eye view of ES6.
Nicolas Bevacqua

Crowdsourced summaries and comparisons of 18 different IDEs and text editors used by JavaScript developers.

Get a breakdown of the digest cycle including AJAX, templating, services & cache calls. See how each controller spends its time and what’s slowing your app. JavaScript Weekly readers get early access to the beta. Sign up.
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A library to record microphone input in the browser and return an MP3 blob. Brings together lamejs, webrtc-adapter, and RecordRTC. Demo page.
Hector Leon Zarco Garcia

Quick high level summaries of Angular, React, Backbone, Ember, jQuery, Underscore, D3.js, Babylon.js, Three.js, Mocha/Chai, Karma, PhantomJS, Grunt/Gulp, and Babel.

No, WordPress is not ditching PHP wholesale and moving to JavaScript, but it’s using Node and React for a new admin tool called Calypso.
Alex Johnson

A Kindle book that’s currently free but only until the ‘end of the week’.


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