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Issue 275 — March 18, 2016
WebAssembly is a new low level bytecode and runtime, acting as a compilation target for Web use. Experimental support is now available in V8 and Chromium behind a flag.
Seth Thompson

Brad Green’s keynote from Fluent on how new techniques are making it easy to use advanced browser features like Web Workers, HTTP/2, and service workers. Note: X to skip the login wall.
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Before promises, jQuery had (and still has) its own similar mechanism: deferred objects. Here’s a look at how they work and how they’re evolving.
Aurelio De Rosa

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This is not a casual read (get coffee) - it digs deep, but you’ll learn some cool stuff about functional programming concepts.
Chet Corcos

Flexible, works well with HTML/XML import and export, supports custom HTML rendering by writing components. Mature and used in several products.
Substance Software GmbH

A talk from Steve McGuire of Netflix on how they’ve built a high performance and completely declarative UI for living room use using React.

A controversial insight? “By building the library from the ground up with types, you make clear what are the constraints and preconditions of your API.”
André Staltz

A tweet inspired a closer look at the single piece of JavaScript on HN.
Gordon Zhu


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