#332: TypeScript 2.3, build your own Redux, and V8 5.9

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Issue 332 — April 28, 2017

Build Yourself a Redux

Redux is a popular library for managing state within JS apps, often used with React. This very thorough walkthrough covers how you’d build something similar.

Justin Deal

TypeScript 2.3 Released
The JS superset includes a new comment-based type checking option, as well as support for async generators and iterators.


An Official Way to Track ECMAScript Proposals
A frequently updated table of the proposals for future JS features along with their progress.


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V8 5.9: More Efficient JS for Future Chrome and Node Releases
The first version with the new Ignition+Turbofan engines enabled by default, resulting in lower memory usage and faster speedup times. Will be used by Chrome 59 and Node 8.x.

Michael Hablich

JavaScript is a Buffet, Not The Enemy
A talk by Chris Heilmann of the Edge team covering the perennial topic of ‘fatigue’ over all the choices the JS ecosystem offers.

Chris Heilmann

RealWorld: A Combination of React/Angular + Backend Codebases
See how the exact same blog app is built using React or Angular on top of Node, Rails, and Django. Think a more full-stack answer to TodoMVC.


Noun, Verb, and Adjective Inflection and Conjugation in JS
A module that conjugates verbs and inflects nouns and adjectives, tell you what words are plurals or not, and more.

Alex Corvi

Take the V8 Team’s JS Language Feature Survey
The team behind V8 want to know what proposed language features you’d like them to work on next.



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In Brief
Angular 4.1: A Minor Release with Full TypeScript 2.2/2.3 Support newsStephen Fluin
Ruby on Rails 5.1 Released, Embraces JavaScript news The Ruby webapp framework is now a lot more JavaScript friendly.David Heinemeier Hansson
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Seven Tips for Handling ‘undefined’ tutorialDmitri Pavlutin
A Step-by-Step Guide to Building A Simple Chess AI tutorialLauri Hartikka
The Power of Custom Directives in Vue tutorialSarah Drasner
Build a Web Framework In Less Than 20 Lines Of Code tutorial Everyday there are more new frameworks to learn, but it doesn’t have to be that way!PubNub  Sponsor
Does Glimmer Mean The Death of Ember? opinionRobert Jackson
Why Is TypeScript Getting So Popular? opinionMary Branscombe
How to Publish Packages on npm, A Video Series video Focuses on doing it the right way, complete with tests and docs.Trevor Miller
Callbacks vs Promises vs ‘async/await’ in a 7 Second Video videoWassim Chegham on Twitter
Everything Is A Plugin: Mastering Webpack From The Inside Out video An energetic, in-depth 100 minute talk/workshop.Sean Larkin
Quokka: A Live JS Scratchpad for JetBrains’ IDEs tools A month ago, this handy tool only worked with VS Code – now it supports JetBrains’ IDEs too :-)Artem Govorov
Moon: A Minimal 5KB, Blazing Fast Vue-esque User Interface Library toolsKabir Shah
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p-event: Promisify An Event by Waiting for It to Be Emitted codeSindre Sorhus
Slate: A Customizable Framework for Building Rich Text Editors code
angular-ssr: An Angular 4+ Server-Side Rendering Solution codeChristopher Bond
SmartPhoto.js: A Responsive Image Viewer, Especially for Mobile code
StrMan 2.0 Released: 66 Handy String Manipulation Functions codeDaniel Leite de Oliveira

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