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ES6 module loading, tools to learn JS, hyper-modular JavaScript, and more.
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JavaScript Weekly
Issue 278 — April 7, 2016

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“Right now, there is still a lot of confusion about how modules work. [..] I’m hoping this post will clarify some of the confusion.”
Nicholas C Zakas

Raymond Camden explores a variety of tools and sites that offer code puzzles with the goal of teaching programming skills in JavaScript.
Telerik Developer Network

npmgate had nothing to do with the size of the left-pad module. The size of left-pad is a red herring.”
Mike Groseclose

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The poll just ended, but the results and responses are interesting. console.log crushed it.

Examples involving infinite scrolling using various jQuery plugins.
Jérémy Heleine

An interview with Tom Dale at EmberConf about FastBoot, when you should avoid native apps, and why JS on both server and browser may converge.

Need to operate in the Java world? JHipster is a Yeoman generator to create a Java-based Spring Boot app that uses Angular for its front-end.
Sebastian Peyrott

MongoDB switched from using SpiderMonkey for its JS engine to V8 in version 2.4, but has since switched back. Why and how? A technical piece solely for JS engine fans.
Jason Carey


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