Tag: javascript news

The state of Web Workers

July 9, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

Uptime Monitoring Is Now Available in AppSignal — Uptime monitoring is the first line of defense against downtime. Ping your apps every minute from 4 locations around the world and receive alerts when something is down. Now you’ll know about downtime before your users do. AppSignal…

It’s about time

July 2, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

Solid 1.0: A Declarative JavaScript UI Library Worth Investigating — JavaScript isn’t short of good reactive frameworks (React, Svelte, Vue..) but Solid’s creator is determined and adamant to demonstrate how Solid addresses React’s shortcomings while offering Svelte-like simplicity. He makes a good case, so try…

ES2021 approved by Ecma

June 25, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

▶  Coding Up a Mario Game in JavaScript with Kaboom.js — Ania is back showing us how to create a basic platformer in the course of an hour in her typically breezy, easy to follow manner. Watch this if you want to reignite that coding spark. Ania Kubów…

What you need to know about React 18

June 18, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

Benchmarking JavaScript Memory Usage — Historically, memory usage hasn’t been a heavily tracked thing in the JavaScript world, whether for a lack of tooling or motivation. This is changing, and new tools and APIs are turning up all the time. Here, Tim has done some…

Vue.js 3.1 released

June 11, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

Learn to Build Scalable React Apps — Brian Holt covers the latest tools in the React ecosystem like TypeScript, TailwindCSS, Redux, Jest, and more in this new and updated video course! Frontend Masters Introducing Chrome’s New Memory Inspector — Landing in Chrome 91’s DevTools is the…

Svelte for the experienced React developer

June 4, 2021 By Mark Otto Off

Making JavaScript Run Fast on WebAssembly — Twenty years ago, JavaScript had a reputation of being rather slow but a huge amount of time, money and research went into making it incredibly fast in the browser. Now, the Bytecode Alliance is supporting work to do…

V8 finds another 5-15% performance boost

May 28, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

Sparkplug: V8’s Non-Optimizing JavaScript Compiler — When you wonder just where the V8 team will pull out a few more % of performance improvements, they come up with something :-). Their new ‘super-fast non-optimizing compiler’ in V8 v9.1 sits in between the existing interpreter and…

Running Node natively in the browser

May 21, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

Introducing WebContainers: Run Node.js Natively in the Browser — An interesting new WebAssembly-based operating system that boots instantly and enables Node.js environments to run directly in the browser. People have been getting very excited about this on Twitter. Only supports Chromium-based browsers for now though. Eric…

Why Babel needs more money

May 14, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

Angular 12 Released — Angular is surely turning out to be one of Google’s most reliable projects and while v12 isn’t exactly a revolution, it’s a strong step down the full transition to Ivy, Angular’s next generation compilation and rendering pipeline. Mark Techson How to Pay…

Writing shell scripts with JavaScript

May 7, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

zx: A Tool for Writing Better Shell Scripts — Tired of turning to bash, Python or Ruby to throw together a quick script? Stick with the JavaScript you know and love – this makes it easier with some handy functions for calling other programs, processing…