I'll be taking a brief break for Christmas next week, so the next issue will be on Friday, January 2nd, where I hope to present a retrospective of 2014. Happy Holidays! - Peter C
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Perceived page load speed is critical, so how do Angular, Ember, and Backbone fare in terms of average first render times on the same app (using TodoMVC)?
Jafar Husain discusses interesting ES6 features, such as Object.observe, async functions and async generators, that can be used today while giving a peek at what’s being explored to make async programming easier in ES7.
A complete, practical tutorial walking through the process of taking a simple prorotype and scaling it up gradually.
Angular 1.4.0 is due in March with a new router, better i18n, and other improvements. There’s also a video if you want to see the whole meeting.
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Semicolons, strict mode, Angular, Jasmine, JSHint, Sublime Text and Jenkins are all proving popular.
Intent to ship ES6 classes in Blink/Chromium news
“At this time we do not support subclassing built-ins and DOM objects”
Ember to Implement Server-Side Rendering for SEO Purposes news
Telerik Developer Network
A Primer on ES7 Async Functions tutorial
Unit Testing Polymer Elements tutorial
How to Use npm as a Build Tool tutorial
Chartist.js Tutorial: An Open-Source Library For Responsive Charts tutorial
We’ve linked to Chartist before, but this is a complete tutorial on how to use it.
Server-Less Applications Powered by Web Components video
jQuery vs. AngularJS: A Comparison and Migration Walkthrough
Includes a 5 minute screencast.
Lets F# (a functional language from Microsoft Research) developers write client side code.
F# Software Foundation
Barn: Fast, Atomic Persistent Storage Layer on top of localstorage code
Provides a Redis-like API
dgrid: Full Featured, Lightweight Data Grids code
Suave UI: A UI Framework for AngularJS code
libphonenumber: Google's International Phone Number Parsing, Formatting and Validation Library code
A new sample complete with source to help you get started building an Expense Tracker app. Includes an intro on Ionic and details how Wijmo 5 controls and AngularJS directives may be used in conjunction with the framework. Available here.