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ES5 to ESNext — here’s every feature added to JavaScript since 2015. I wrote this article to help you move from pre-ES6 knowledge of JavaScript and get you quickly up to speed with the most recent advancements of the language.

ES5 to ESNext — here’s every feature added to JavaScript since 2015

JavaScript today is in the privileged position to be the only language that can run natively in the browser, and is highly integrated and optimized for that. The future of JavaScript is going to be brilliant. Keeping up with the changes shouldn’t be harder than it already is, and my goal here is to give you a quick yet comprehensive overview of the new stuff available to us. Click here to get a PDF / ePub / Mobi version of this post to read offline Table of Contents Introduction to ECMAScript. About this guide - Learn JS Data. ReactiveX. What I learned from writing six functions that all did the same thing. The Two Pillars of JavaScript — JavaScript Scene. Before we get into this, allow me to introduce myself — you’re probably going to wonder who I think I am before this is over.

The Two Pillars of JavaScript — JavaScript Scene

I’m Eric Elliott, author of “Programming JavaScript Applications” (O’Reilly), host of the feature-length documentary film-in-production, “Programming Literacy”, and creator of the “Learn JavaScript with Eric Elliott” series of online JavaScript courses. The Single Biggest Mistake Programmers Make Every Day — JavaScript Scene. The Single Biggest Mistake Programmers Make Every Day I recently taught a master class at a conference.

The Single Biggest Mistake Programmers Make Every Day — JavaScript Scene

The first half of the day I stood in front of the class and talked about The Two Pillars of JavaScript: Prototypal OO and functional programming. The long road to Async/Await in JavaScript. This is a comparison of different methods for performing asynchronous control flow in JavaScript, specifically Callbacks, Promises, Generators / Yields (ES6), and Async / Await (ES7).

The long road to Async/Await in JavaScript

To follow along be sure you understand how the JavaScript Event Loop works and what it means when code is executed synchronously in the current stack, or shoved into the queue to be executed asynchronously in the future. In the following contrived examples, publishLevel() is our main application code (perhaps something we’d see in a Controller), whereas getUser(), canCreate(), and saveLevel() are functions nested deeper in our application (perhaps in our Models). Compatibility: Keep in mind that anything marked as ES6 will require Node.js >= 0.12 with the --harmony flag enabled, or any version of io.js >= 1.0.

Coderpower. JavaScript Best Practices. 7 Essential JavaScript Functions. I remember the early days of JavaScript where you needed a simple function for just about everything because the browser vendors implemented features differently, and not just edge features, basic features, like addEventListener and attachEvent.

7 Essential JavaScript Functions

Times have changed but there are still a few functions each developer should have in their arsenal, for performance for functional ease purposes. debounce The debounce function can be a game-changer when it comes to event-fueled performance. If you aren't using a debouncing function with a scroll, resize, key* event, you're probably doing it wrong. Here's a debounce function to keep your code efficient: function debounce(func, wait, immediate) { var timeout; return function() { var context = this, args = arguments; var later = function() { timeout = null; if (!


React. Vue.js. Meteor. Backbone.js | Marionette. Nodejs. Tests. Angular. - The Database of JavaScript Libraries. JavaScript for Line of Business Applications. Visualization. LocalStorage, sessionStorage. Templating. Ember. Garbage collector, memory leaks. Websockets, PubSub, SSE, ... jQuery Plugin Boilerplate. Get the latest updates on this jQuery plugin via RSS A boilerplate for jump-starting jQuery plugins development.

jQuery Plugin Boilerplate

Contains lots of comments to help you get going easily. It implements public and private methods, as well as public and private properties making it the ideal candidate for when building both simple and complex jQuery plugins. 30+ New Resources, Tools & Apps For Kick-Ass Web Developers. If you are looking for a tool that will check your Javascript or validate your freshly made CSS, or give you an creative advantage with the newest jquery plugins, or do you need the help to create an image sprite, or a new HTML5 Canvas library, or even learning a new CSS framework.

30+ New Resources, Tools & Apps For Kick-Ass Web Developers

Well today’s post is just for you as we look into what the newest tools, resources and apps that been released in the web development industry. Javascript & jQuery Plugins TimelineJS TimelineJS can pull in media from different sources. It has built in support for:Twitter, Flickr, Google Maps, YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Wikipedia, SoundCloud and more media types in the future. CanJS CanJS is an MIT-licensed, client-side, JavaScript framework that makes building rich web applications easy. Fixie.js Fixie.js is an open source tool that automatically adds filler content to HTML documents.

Foresight.js heatmap.js sigma.js jPages keymaster.js *Beta.

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Frameworks. 20 JavaScript Frameworks Worth Checking Out. The number of web applications being created and used has grown rapidly since the new millenium.

20 JavaScript Frameworks Worth Checking Out

And importantly, so has the sheer complexity of them -- specially on the front end. No more static pages, no sir! You have a ton of sections each interacting with each other and the server and yes, it's as complicated as it sounds and just as hard to pull off.