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Issue 281 — April 28, 2016
An extensive look at testing from a JavaScript point of view including what different types of testing you can do and how they relate to each other.
Eric Elliott

Node 6.0 is out (see today’s Node Weekly for more) with performance and security improvements, plus extra ES6 support.
Gergely Nemeth

A thorough tutorial covering the basics of creating animated 3D scenes in the browser using Three.js.
Karim Maaloul

Build world-class native apps in JavaScript. Plus native app developers can now build in the same paradigm across multiple platforms with React Native.
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Code style opinions and a tool that lets you enforce them on your own code.
Feross Aboukhadijeh

An in-depth comparison of 3 React alternatives (Deku, Preact and Virtual Dom) and why they could prove useful for your next project.
Dan Prince

Gain Slack-like emoji autocompletion, Facebook-like stickers and mentions, and many more features for Facebook’s DraftJS editor framework.

We’ve got Todd Motto to give a live, online talk next Tuesday (May 3rd) on optimizing the performance of your Angular 1.x apps. Save your place here.
Todd Motto


  • JavaScript/HTML5 Developer at Evolution GamingWe are looking for a senior developer who would be ready to shape the future and accomplish challenging tasks, e.g. migrating stateful legacy components to functional React-Redux ones and modularising CSS with the help of css-modules.  Evolution Gaming
  • Front End Developer at Envato (Melbourne / Remote)You're deeply comfortable with React + Redux, a solid all-round front ender, and you live to craft products users love? We're close to shipping our next-gen digital marketplace. We should talk. Envato
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