JavaScript Weekly
Issue 360 — November 10, 2017

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Your editor,
Peter Cooper

You know when hardware reviewers benchmark against Photoshop and games? This is a look at a new, similarly practical performance test for JavaScript engines.
Benedikt Meurer

A look at some of the most important changes to Angular, as well as pointers on upgrading.

Error handling is one of those things no one wants to deal with, well in Angular you can create a global handler and never have to worry again. Here's how.
ROLLBAR   Sponsor

Turns your code into flowcharts in a variety of ways so you can more easily analyze or explain what’s going on.
Bohdan Liashenko

Proposes a way for modules to more easily make metadata about themselves available via an import.meta object.
Dr. Axel Rauschmayer

Curated from numerous popular articles this in-development list of best practices covers topics from error handling to memory use.
Yoni Goldberg

If adopted, Redux has the potential to totally change your approach to writing code and organizing applications.
Danijel Vincijanovic

A step-by-step how-to for smooth transitions from one shape to another.
Ana Tudor


In Brief

So What's New in Node.js 9? news
Gergely Nemeth

A Feature Watch on ECMAScript 2018 (Updated) news
Dr. Axel Rauschmayer

The Road to Learn React: Learn by Building Hacker News App course
12,000+ students read the Road to Learn React. This interactive course is a complete roadmap to master React.
Educative  Sponsor

Using a Router To Navigate Between Pages in a Vue.js App tutorial
Nic Raboy

Playing with 2D Physics with Matter.js tutorial
Some pointers on getting started with Matter.js.
Will Boyd

Async/Await Explained By Way of a Clear Example tutorial
Brandon Morelli

What’s New in Angular 5: Animations tutorial
Netanel Basal

Working with async/await and Loops tutorial
Anton Lavrenov

Basic Debugging from the Chrome DevTools Console tutorial
Michał Witkowski

Ask HN: Which TypeScript Codebase Should I Study to Get Better? opinion
Hacker News

Ask HN: Is Meteor.js Still A Thing? opinion
A lengthy discussion on whether using Meteor.js in production is still worthwhile.
Hacker News

The Most Clever Line of JavaScript? story
Well, it’s an intriguing line at least.
Seva Zaikov

Advanced Static Types in TypeScript: A Course video
Marius Schulz

A Much Faster Way to Debug Code Than with Breakpoints or Console.log 
Wallaby catches errors in your tests and displays the results of expressions right in your editor as you type.
Wallaby.js  Sponsor

Webpack Monitor: A Tool for Monitoring Webpack Optimization Metrics tools
Jon Roach, Gordon Yu, Balal Zuhair

“CircleCI 2.0 is fast. We reduced builds from minutes to 12 seconds.” tools
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voxelengine3: A Three.js-based WebGL Voxel Engine code
Magnus Lallassu

Noel: A Replayable Event Emitter code
Joel Hernandez

Emergence.js: Detect Element Visibility in The Browser code
Christian Miller

DraftJS Plugins 2.0: Lots of New Rich Text Editor Extensions code
Draft.js is a framework for building rich text editors in React.
Nik Graf