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Wrong ways to use Promises, replacing Lodash with ES6, a free Redux course, and more.
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JavaScript Weekly
Issue 287 — June 9, 2016
Kyle Simpson examines a variety of ways in which JavaScript promises get abused: “Promises are powerful and transformative, but I urge you to take a step back and re-examine how you’re relying on them.”
Kyle Simpson

Lodash is the most depended on npm package, but if you’re using ES6, you might not actually need it.
Dan Prince

Free 27 part video course from Redux creator, Dan Abramov.
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Node 6 supports 93% of ES6 but not ES Modules. Some hard decisions are needed to make it work. (Like this? Today’s Node Weekly has more.)
Rod Vagg

Apply the principles of purely functional languages to your JavaScript to gain more reliable, self-documenting codebases.
Jack Franklin

A set of headers that make a C++11 library accessible from JavaScript by generating the necessary bindings.
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A mostly pointless, but geeky and fun, look at rendering characters via JavaScript using just a few underlying symbols.
Sylvain Pollet-Villard

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