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Issue 265 — January 8, 2016
Eric Elliott kicks off a new series of posts digging into common job interview questions. On the question of closures, he notes: “If you can’t answer this question, you’re a junior developer.”
Eric Elliott

It focuses on setting up an ECMAScript 6 based development environment using Babel and is free to read online.
Dr. Axel Rauschmayer

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ES6 proxies sit between your code and the objects being manipulated. They can do things like intercept calls to inspect or change an object’s property.
Craig Buckler

JavaScript on the mobile web has a bad rap for low performance, but Henrik argues that by using new techniques like Virtual DOM and Web Workers, we can have blazing fast apps on mobile too.
Henrik Joreteg

A look at an approach for ‘instant’ Web applications that are restored from a Service Worker-based cache.
Dr. Gleb Bahmutov

Wireframe basic React components and download a skeleton project for Express or Hapi in one click.
Evil Corp

A quick look at how the bundling of modules is affected by two future developments: HTTP/2 and native modules.
Dr. Axel Rauschmayer

A step by step walkthrough of hunting down a memory leak in a Node program. Includes a sample app, and the techniques you’ll need.
Alex Kras

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