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A look back at the most popular links of 2015
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Issue 264 — January 1, 2016

A special issue looking back at the best of 2015.

I hope you've been having a great holiday season. It's always slow for news at this time of year, so we're dedicating this issue to looking back at the biggest and most popular items from the past year :-) Happy New Year!

Peter Cooper,

P.S. We also have Node Weekly if you want to keep up to date with more Node-specific stuff as well.

This was by far the most popular item of the year and includes great insights for both employers and job seekers.
Eric Elliott

Zack Grossbart explained why he uses static analyzers to poke at his code and the sorts of errors they can dig up.
Smashing Magazine

Which courses on front-end, Node.js and related topics would you like to see? Vote on the topics most important to you.
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An intermediate level JavaScript primer aimed at ‘re-introducing’ the language to you to clear up any confusion or out of date assumptions.
Mozilla Developer Network

Eric Elliott showed off some of the greatest developer tools and why experienced developers use them.
Eric Elliott

Promises are awesome, but Nolan Lawson noticed that ‘many of us are using promises without really understanding them.’ He cleared up many misconceptions in an example-rich post.
Nolan Lawson

A graph that shows off JavaScript’s syntax, identifiers, operators, and more in a single image. There's also a PDF you could print out.

Areas in which a modern JS-based front-end developer should be skilled.
Rebecca Murphey

‘A very exclusive collection of only must-have JavaScript links’ You’ll find something worthwhile in here.
Eric Elliott


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