#359: Angular 5, Node 9 and TypeScript 2.6 Released

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Issue 359 — November 3, 2017

Angular 5.0 Released: Smaller, Faster and Easier
A major release for the popular framework containing new features and bugfixes. Full changelog here.

Stephen Fluin

Coding with Clarity
Clear code is easier to read, understand, and modify, and it’s easier to achieve once you’ve mastered a few key principles.

Brandon Gregory

🎉 New, Updated: Deep JavaScript Foundations with Kyle Simpson
Join Kyle Simpson, author of the popular “You Don’t Know JavaScript” book series, as he deep dives into JavaScript’s core mechanics like scope, closure, this and prototypes ..plus new features in ES6 and more.

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Frappe Charts: Modern GitHub-Inspired Web Charts
A new zero-dependency chart library with elegant, responsive SVG output. Offers bar, line, and GitHub-style heatmap options so far.

Prateeksha Singh

Node.js 9 Released; Node.js 8 Becomes LTS Release
Node 8 becomes “ready for production” as it becomes the de factor LTS release version (as of Node 8.9.0). Node 9.0 (release notes) is also out and becomes the new ‘current’ release line with the latest features.

Node.js Foundation

TypeScript 2.6 Released
The JavaScript superset that adds optional static types gets a variety of new features aimed at established users.

Microsoft

Integrating React and Vue Components in One App
Ever wish you could just plug a React component into your Vue project or vice-versa? This tutorial shows you how.

Joseph Rex

Jobs

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In Brief
Removing Client-Side React.js Yielded A 50% Performance Improvement newsNetflix UI Engineers on Twitter
Announcing Assert(js) – An All JavaScript Testing Conference news A one-day, single-track conference with a laser focus on JavaScript testing for developers – both UI and Node.js.OK GROW!  Sponsor
How to Use Arrow Functions to Improve Your JavaScript tutorialTyler McGinnis
flow-runtime: A Runtime Type System with Flow Compatibility tutorial A look at a Babel plugin that transpiles Flow type annotations into runtime checks.Gajus Kuizinas
Testing HTTP Requests in Angular Has Never Been Easier tutorialGábor Soós
Tracing Method Calls via Proxies tutorialAxel Rauschmayer
Emulating CSS Timing Functions with JavaScript tutorialAna Tudor
Logging in Angular 2+ with ErrorHandler tutorialROLLBAR  Sponsor
Refactoring an Old Node Library to using async/await with TDD tutorialTane Piper
Why ES6’s Default Arguments Are Awesome tutorialRemy Sharp
Quickly Create Simple yet Powerful Angular Forms tutorialKaloyan Kolev
Build a Lazy-Load Router with Vue.js and the Latest Browser Features tutorialAnthony Gore
Screen capture in Firefox tutorial Get access to a media stream of the screen in Firefox with this code.Twilio  Sponsor
My Search for The Perfect Universal JavaScript Framework storyTal Bereznitskey
Implementing Super Mario Bros in JavaScript videoYouTube
webpack-dashboard: A CLI Dashboard for Your Webpack Dev Server toolsFormidable
Fable: An F# to JavaScript Compiler tools
Element 2.0 Released: A Vue 2.0-Based Component Library codeYi Yang
tonal: A Functional Music Theory Library code Manipulate pitches, chords, scales, keys, etc.danigb

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