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Polymer Summit 2016. Polymer Summit 2016. V8 JavaScript Engine: Fall cleaning: Optimizing V8 memory consumption. Memory consumption is an important dimension in the JavaScript virtual machine performance trade-off space.

V8 JavaScript Engine: Fall cleaning: Optimizing V8 memory consumption

You Might Not Need JavaScript. Yarn: A new package manager for JavaScript. In the JavaScript community, engineers share hundreds of thousands of pieces of code so we can avoid rewriting basic components, libraries, or frameworks of our own.

Yarn: A new package manager for JavaScript

Each piece of code may in turn depend on other pieces of code, and these dependencies are managed by package managers. The most popular JavaScript package manager is the npm client, which provides access to more than 300,000 packages in the npm registry. Google Codelabs. Usability Testing of Inline Form Validation: 40% Don't Have It, 20% Get It Wrong - Articles - Baymard Institute. Google Noto Fonts. Free Learn Grid Layout video series. What every JavaScript developer should know about Unicode. This story starts with a confession: I was afraid of Unicode for a long time.

What every JavaScript developer should know about Unicode

When a programming task required Unicode knowledge, I was searching for a hackable solution for the problem, without detailed sense what I was doing. My avoiding continued until I faced a problem that required detailed Unicode knowledge. Htmlcssguide. Welcome to HTML 5.2!Telerik Developer Network. On the 21st of June 2016, HTML 5.1 has turned from being a Working Draft into a Candidate Recommendation.

Welcome to HTML 5.2!Telerik Developer Network

As you might know, this is the second step of the process that turns proposals into the standards that affect our lives daily when developing for the web. Because it has become a Candidate Recommendation, HTML 5.1 is a document that W3C believes has been widely reviewed and satisfies the Working Group's technical requirements. A few days ago, HTML 5.1 was proposed to be moved to the third step: Proposed Recommendation (PR). This means that only very minor tweaks will be performed on the specifications before it reaches the final stage of W3C Recommendation. Having moved HTML 5.1 close to the final stage, the working group has now started focusing its attention on the future. Highlights from Google’s Progressive Web Apps training in London – Samsung Internet Dev Rel – Medium. Last week, Google kindly invited Ada Rose Edwards and me to join them at “Building Progressive Web Apps”, a 3-day PWA bootcamp at Skills Matter in London.

Highlights from Google’s Progressive Web Apps training in London – Samsung Internet Dev Rel – Medium

The event was free for attendees — the only “catch” was that they wanted lots of feedback, as it was the first of its kind (yes, a “beta”, but as their joke went, everything at Google is either beta or deprecated!). With Sarah Clark and Sam Dutton leading the teaching and support from their colleagues, we covered a wide range of topics, including service workers, fetch, promises, flexbox, IndexedDB and Web Payments.

Why PWAs. What, Exactly, Makes Something A Progressive Web App? Since Frances and I published a blog post last year introducing Progressive Web Apps, a healthy conversation has started about what is and isn’t a PWA.

What, Exactly, Makes Something A Progressive Web App?

Building Resizeable Components with Relative CSS Units. The following is a guest post by Ahmad Shadeed.

Building Resizeable Components with Relative CSS Units

An Introduction to Service Workers - JS Monthly London. Parallel Processing in JS - Advanced Web Machinery. Motivation For a long time, Javascript was missing any kind of processing threads.

Parallel Processing in JS - Advanced Web Machinery

While the single-threaded model added to developer comfort, it also made the platform unable to do serious and time consuming calculations, and the only way to circumvent it was to do it on a remote server. Luckily, with the introduction and widespread adoption of Web Workers, we can now do resource-intensive calculations on background threads. On the down side, the specification had to fit into the current ecosystem, and it feels quite awkward at times.

Using A Static Site Generator At Scale: Lessons Learned. Static site generators are pretty en vogue nowadays.

Using A Static Site Generator At Scale: Lessons Learned

It is as if developers around the world are suddenly realizing that, for most websites, a simple build process is easy enough to render the last 20 years of content management systems useless. Make the Web Work For Everyone. Millions of websites have compatibility problems on one or more of the major browsers, leading to a poor user experience.

Make the Web Work For Everyone

The web developer community can fix this. The web has changed immensely in the past 20 years. In 1996 there were roughly a million websites; now there are more than a billion. Back then there were roughly 50 million internet users; today there are more than 3 billion. Scaffolding Modern Web Applications. Introduction The capabilities of modern web applications have quickly matched and surpassed those of most traditional desktop applications.

However, with the increase in capabilities, comes an increase in architectural complexity of web applications. To help deal with the increase in complexity, developers have benefitted from a plethora of popular support libraries, frameworks, API’s, and similar tooling. Examples of these include AngularJS, React.js, Play! State of the Virtual DOM - Jscrambler BlogJscrambler Blog. Virtual DOM or Virtual Document Object Model is a convention for changing the document tree structure of a page, including the style and content. Conceptual implementations of a virtual DOM can be found in a number of modern frameworks that exist today. You might even be using some right now and you don’t even know it. The most common examples of Virtual DOM would be React, Mithril, and jQuery.

The key here is that they all use a unique method for rendering changes to the DOM. How to use Chrome developer tools to test layouts. Tips for Becoming a JavaScript Developer. Easily build powerful user management, authentication, and authorization into your web and mobile applications.Download this Forrester report on the new landscape of Customer Identity and Access Management, brought to you in partnership with Stormpath. If you are looking to become a JavaScript developer, there are a number of things to consider before jumping into the fray. Whether you develop solely on the front end (for a web browser or other client) or server-side using Node.js, you will need to learn a number of things that will help you on your path to becoming a professional JavaScript developer.

Learn the Basics. Simplify Front-end JS and CSS Optimization With Gulp. Where The Web Is Going In 2016 -Telerik Developer Network. The web is a strange place governed by multiple standards that together define how things work. Alongside the committees, browser vendors are both innovating to win new users and collaborating to push these standards forward. There is no traditional vendor-driven versioning here. There are web standards like ECMAScript 2015 but they aren't supported the same across browsers. Features from the next version of the standard (for example, Array.prototype.include from ES2016) get implemented before features from the previous (default function parameters).

ECMAScript 2015 Support Table. DevTools Digest: DevTools in 2016 and Beyond. GitHub - joshbuchea/HEAD: A list of everything that could go in the <head> of your document. What Has Microsoft Done For You Lately? -Telerik Developer Network. Making a Simple Site Work Offline with ServiceWorker. Do You Know These Eight HTML5 Tags? As a web developer, you will probably take advantage of a whole range of different tags when putting together your next site build. HTML5 Rocks - A resource for open web HTML5 developers.