#357: Vue 2.5 Released

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Issue 357 — October 20, 2017

Vue 2.5 Released
The latest Vue, billed “Level E”, comes with better TypeScript integration and error handling, plus more.

Evan You

How I’m (Not) Using jQuery
Raymond Camden explains the steps he’s taken to wean himself off a dependence on jQuery for a number of common frontend development tasks.

Telerik Developer Network

Reactive Brain Waves: Hacking an EEG Headset from JS
Using RXJS, Angular, Web Bluetooth, and an EEG Headset, to “do more with your brain”.

Uri Shaked

Why It’s Important That Big Organizations Pay Attention to CI
Yes, “digital transformation” is a buzzword having its moment right now. But what is behind the buzz?


Why Robots Should Format Our JavaScript for Us
Not using something like Prettier to format your code yet? The author tries to sell you on why it’s a good idea.

Artem Sapegin

A Single Page ES2015+ Cheatsheet
A one-page guide to features added in ES2015 and beyond.


Napa.js: An Alternative Multi-Threaded JS Runtime
An interesting Microsoft project that offers a V8 JavaScript runtime oriented around multiple V8 instances running at the same time and the communications between them.


PayPal’s Open-Source Cross-Domain JavaScript Suite
PayPal has open sourced a suite of libraries for building JavaScript experiences that work well on third party sites that embed them.

Daniel Brain


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In Brief
Mozilla Brings Microsoft, Google, W3C, Samsung Together to Create Cross-Browser Docs On MDN newsMozilla
CKEditor 5 Rich Text Editor Released newsFrederico Knabben
Introduction to InfluxDB and TICK Stack tutorial Learn how to get up and running with the fastest growing open source TSDB.InfluxData  Sponsor
An Imperative Guide to Forms in Vue.js tutorialLogRocket
Ohm: Parsing Made Easy tutorial An introduction to creating a simple parser using the Ohm library.Patrick Dubroy
Creating End-to-End Tests That Don’t Suck with Puppeteer tutorial Puppeteer lets you control headless Chrome from JavaScript.Trevor Miller
Using Three.js for 2D Data Visualization tutorialGrant Custer
Writing Smarter Web Animation Code with GSAP tutorialCarl Schoof
Building a ‘Modem’ with Web Audio tutorial An interesting way to transmit data in audio form.Martin Kirkholt Melhus
Build A Real-Time Chat App with Vue.js, Vuex and Cloud Firestore tutorialLachlan Miller
Have you met Predix, the Premier Industrial Internet Platform? See how Predix is connecting machines, intelligence, and people to drive operational and business outcomes that matter.GE Digital  Sponsor
Migrating Towards Yarn and Webpack story .. from Require.js, Grunt and npm.Wingify Engineering
New DevTools Features for JavaScript video A 20 minute talk looking at code coverage, type profiling, and a deep dive into how evaluating a code snippet in DevTools console works in V8.Yang Guo
accessibilityjs: A Client-Side Accessibility Error Scanner tools GitHub uses this to scan for inaccessible UI elements.GitHub
Micromodal: Tiny JS Library for Creating Accessible Modal Dialogs tools Just 1.9KB minified and gzipped.Kalpesh Singh and Indrashish Ghosh
ES Check: Checks The Version of ES Used in Source Files toolsDollar Shave Club
JavaScript Telemetry: Black Box Recorder for App Crashes toolsROLLBAR  Sponsor
Anime.js: A JS Animation Library for the Web codeJulian Garnier
rmodal.js: A Simple 1.2 KB Modal Dialog with No Dependencies codeIskren Slavov
Schnack.js: A Disqus-like Commenting Drop-in for Static Sites code A commenting system build on Node.js and SQLite3.Gregor Aisch

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