Douglas Crockford on ‘retiring’ JavaScript

July 29, 2022 By Mark Otto Off

Roll Your Own JavaScript Runtime — Bun, Rhino, Deno, Node, and now Blueboat.. is creating your own JavaScript runtime environment the new “hello world”? 😆 Not quite, but this is a fun walk through the bare basics of the process, and you’ll have a Rust, Tokio and V8 powered system of your own by the end of it.

Bartek Iwańczuk

Bun: A Complete Overhaul of the JavaScript Ecosystem? — Continuing on the JavaScript runtime theme, Forrest takes a thoughtful look at Bun, its promises, and potential. While it’s “still not quite ready for the workplace,” he concludes there are clearly good times ahead.

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Impress.js 2.0 – JS + CSS3 powered presentation framework.
Lerna 5.3 – Manage and publish multiple packages from a monorepo.
Ghost 5.5 – Node.js CMS / publishing platform.
Mongoose 6.5 – Node.js MongoDB object modeling.
NodeBB 2.3 – Node.js based forum software.
Jasmine 4.3 – Popular JS testing framework.
Node.js 18.7.0

📒 Articles & Tutorials

Everything You Need to Know About Import MapsImport maps provide a way to control the behavior of JavaScript imports so even something as simple as import moment from "moment" on a Web page could pull in the right code. They’re beginning to be used in more places despite a lack of official Firefox or Safari support yet (though polyfills are available).

Ayooluwa Isaiah

🛠 Code & Tools


Article Parser 7.0 – Extract article content from a given URL in Node.
React Simple Maps 3.0 – Beautiful SVG maps for React apps.
Emoji Mart 5.2 – Emoji picking component.
hls.js 1.2 – JS lib to play HTTP Live Streaming content.
MicroDiff 1.3 – Zero dependency object and array comparison library.
Temporal JavaScript SDK 1.0 – Durable code execution framework & platform.

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Did you know..

  • 👴🏻 When JavaScript Weekly started in November 2010 – 600 issues ago now – Barack Obama was serving his first term, the iPad was less then a year old, and Express had just been released. I wonder what will be going on when issue 1000 arrives..