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.
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.
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
This is not a casual read (get coffee) - it digs deep, but you’ll learn some cool stuff about functional programming concepts.
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.”
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ReactJS Webinar: Migrate from Web 2.0 jQuery Soup to Reusable React Components news
Take a look at the critical concepts needed to move your rich jQuery components to React reusable components. Achieve the same functionality, plus achieve additional benefits like managing application state.
A Few New Developer-Facing Features in V8 5.0 news
Will be coming in Chrome 50 Stable soon.
Marko v3: A Templating Engine and UI Component Building Library news tools
Animating with React, Redux, and d3 tutorial
How to Install Multiple Versions of Node.js using nvm tutorial node
Thoughts On Thunks tutorial
“an eager async thunk is basically an early predecessor to promises”
On Being Overwhelmed and Approaching The Ever-Changing JS Ecosystem video
A Look at RxJS Version 5 video
Ben Lesh, a senior UI engineer at Netflix, explains all.
A brief, high level look at how eBay adopted ES6 into their huge ecosystem of development projects.
eBay Tech Blog
We linked this ages ago but it's doing the rounds again - it's good.
AVA: A 'Futuristic' Concurrent Test Runner tools code
Runs tests concurrently to take advantage of Node’s async nature. Supports ES6, promises, generators, and more.
Actually analyzes sound and lets you train it with new sounds or words.
tonal: A Functional Music Theory Library code
Manipulate pitches, chords, scales, keys, etc.
spotifyCurrentlyPlaying.js: Share What You're Playing, On Your Site code
Force.js: The Easy Way to Scroll and Animate Your Page code
Multiple easing functions, tries to use CSS transitions by default but falls back.
D3 Calendar Heatmap: Represent Time Series Data (a la GitHub Contrib Chart) code
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