JavaScript Weekly
Issue 345 — July 28, 2017
As well as Fiber, a key change is in how component errors are handled.

How the performance characteristics of V8’s Turbofan will affect the way we optimize in Chrome 59+ and Node 8.3+ situations.
Matteo Collina and David Mark Clements

The latest in Eric’s functional programming and compositional software techniques series looks at classes in detail.
Eric Elliott

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An in-progress/beta stage book that aims to teach JavaScript from a hands-on, modern 2017 standpoint, organized around building a Hacker News-style site.
Baptiste Pesquet

Learn to quickly create different kinds of charts and visualizations for Vue.js apps, using three wrappers for the Chart.js library.
Yomi Eluwande

One developer’s take on a question asked on Reddit 2 weeks ago that attracted a lot of debate over what priorities JS developers should have.
Ben McCormick


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In Brief

Results of the Node.js Foundation's Developer Survey news
Node.js Foundation

USGS Releases New JS Library to Create Location Search Widgets news
United States Geological Survey

Attend Google Developer Days — Europe 2017 in Krakow, Poland news
Join us at #GDDEurope, where we will be covering the latest developer updates and best practices.
Google, Inc.  Sponsor

Promise.prototype.finally Reaches Stage 3 of TC39 Process news
Ecma TC39

NationJS Call for Papers (in Washington DC on Nov 30-Dec 1) news

A Quick Practical Example of JavaScript’s 'reduce' Function tutorial
JP Sio

Unit Testing Angular Applications with Jest tutorial
Fabrizio Fortunato

Lazy Loading: Code Splitting NgModules with Webpack tutorial
Todd Motto

The Story of Snipcart's Progressive Migration from Backbone to Vue.js story

Code Splitting Patterns in Vue.js video
Sean Larkin

The Ultimate Guide to JavaScript Fatigue: Realities of Our Industry opinion
Lucas Fernandes da Costa

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sphinx-js: A Better Way to Document Large-Scale JS Projects tools
Brings JSDoc support to the popular Python Sphinx tools.
Erik Rose

Moon: A Minimal, Blazing Fast UI Library code
Kabir Shah

image-compressor: A Simple JavaScript Image Compressor code
Useful to reduce image sizes client-side before uploading. Demo here.

Spacetime: A Lightweight Way to Handle Timezones in JS code
Timezone-friendly date and time manipulation. Node and browser.

Cthulhu: Extend Redis with JavaScript Modules code
Invokes commands from Redis in a JavaScript interpreter.
Marco Cecconi

Adaptive, Live and VoD 360 Streaming in HTML5 on Desktop & Mobile and Native apps 
Bitmovin  Sponsor

Ghost 1.0: The Popular Node.js Blogging System Hits 1.0 code
GitHub repo.
John O'Nolan