Category: angular js

A signal boost for JavaScript

April 4, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

A Proposal to Add Signals to JavaScript — A (very) early stage proposal for bringing a new feature to ECMAScript/JavaScript: signals! The proposal brings aboard ideas from a swathe of popular frameworks and aims to align everyone and get us on the same page when…

Promises visualized

March 28, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

JavaScript Visualized: Promise Execution — A helpful diagrammed and animated article, coupled with an (optional) 8-minute video, that goes into how promises work and are scheduled behind the scenes. It’s useful to have a good mental model of these mechanics, given promises form the basis…

Package managers, the new todo app?

March 21, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

Runtime Compatibility Across JavaScript Runtimes — Several developers have come together to build this convenient way to visualize the compatibility of different Web APIs and JavaScript features across the ever increasing number of different runtimes (e.g. Bun, Deno, Node, LLRT..) Tom Lienard et al. ✅…

Build-time macros for everyone

March 14, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

𝕏 Devon goes into extra detail 🐦 in this Twitter/X thread. You can also revisit the release of Parcel 2.12.0 to learn more. How to Add an Onboarding Flow for your Application — Learn to enhance onboarding for your app with Clerk and Next.js: add custom…

A new challenger appears

March 7, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

📒  Eloquent JavaScript Goes Fourth — Coming several years after the third edition, the latest version of, perhaps, the best ‘all rounder’ book for learning JavaScript is here: “adjusted to the realities of 2024 and generally touched up.” You can read it on the Web,…

Postgres in TypeScript

February 29, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

PGlite: PostgreSQL in WebAssembly (and TypeScript) — People have brought Postgres into the browser before, albeit atop a Linux VM WASM layer. PGlite, however, packages a WASM build of Postgres into a TypeScript library that can be run in the browser or on Node.js or…

A big update for ECharts

February 22, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

📊 Apache ECharts 5.5: The Powerful Visualization Library — ECharts’ big selling point, beyond being a well supported Apache-backed project, is its balance of power and simplicity. You can do a lot with it (check out the many examples here) without the code becoming complex. v5.5…

TC39 adds a new stage for ECMAScript proposals

February 15, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

Tempo: An Easier Way to Work with Dates — We think they nailed their own summary: “A collection of utilities for working with the native Date object — an important distinction from other libraries that provide custom date primitives. Under the hood, Tempo mines Intl.DateTimeFormat…

Gorillas

February 8, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

jQuery 4.0.0 Beta — I recently looked at issue #1 of JavaScript Weekly and the top two items were jQuery, so it’s nice to feature it 🙂 You might not be using jQuery, but it’s still everywhere, including WordPress. v4 says goodbye to IE 10…

A Qwik break from React?

February 1, 2024 By Mark Otto Off

Announcing TypeScript 5.4 Beta — TypeScript gains Object.groupBy and Map.groupBy, a new NoInfer<T> utility type is introduced to stop TypeScript from digging in to match against inner types during inference, and lots of smaller bits and pieces covered in this lengthy post. The final release…