#361: Currying Is Not Idiomatic in JavaScript

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Issue 361 — November 17, 2017

How to Reduce the Cost of JavaScript
An increasing reliance on JS can result in needless performance issues for our users. Addy Osmani looks at how a little discipline can help.

Addy Osmani

How Redux Works: A Counter-Example
An attempt to demystify Redux, a popular state container for JavaScript apps, with a ‘backwards approach’.

Dave Ceddia

Luxon: A Chainable Wrapper for JavaScript Dates and Times
From the creators of Moment.js, Luxon provides DateTime, Duration, and Interval types, as well as parsing and formatting for common formats.

JS Foundation

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Currying Is Not Idiomatic in JavaScript
The good doctor explains “why, in my opinion, currying is not a good fit for JavaScript.”

Dr. Axel Rauschmayer

GitHub Introduces Security Alerts for JS Projects
It’s possible to track your project’s dependencies directly in GitHub and if you do, GitHub can now notify you of vulnerabilities in them automatically.


WebAssembly Support Now in All Major Browsers
Apple and Microsoft are shipping WebAssembly support in the latest versions of Safari and Edge so all 4 major browsers can now run code compiled to the wasm format.

Judy DeMocker

ECharts: Powerful Charting and Visualization for the Browser
Been around a while but has grown a lot and now has extensions for major frameworks. Demos here.



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In Brief
VueConf US 2018: March 26–28, 2018 in New Orleans, USA news The VueConf.US 2018 call for proposals is now open, and closes December 1.VueConf US
A Brief Introduction to Symbols, Generators and Streams tutorialRubens Pinheiro Gonçalves Cavalcante
Learn and Understand JavaScript’s Reduce Function tutorial Or Array.prototype.reduce(), more specifically.Brandon Morelli
Building a NodeJS App with MongoDB Atlas and AWS ECS (Part 1) tutorial It’s that time of year again. This is the first post in our annual "Road to AWS re:Invent" blog series.mongodb  Sponsor
Easy ES6 Goodies for Busy JavaScript Developers tutorial “a good basic introduction to three of the most useful ES6 goodies”Michelle Gienow
Build a Server-Side Rendered Vue App with Nuxt.js tutorialChimezie Enyinnaya
Developing a Chrome Extension using Angular 4 tutorialJakub Kaczmarek
Start Using Babel 7 Beta Today: What’s New and How tutorialJeff Dolle
Web Workers Can Be ES6 Modules Too tutorial OK, Chrome doesn’t support it yet, but work is underway.Jeff Schiller
CircleCI 2.0 Language Guide: JavaScript tutorial New to CircleCI 2.0? Read our JavaScript Language Guide for a detailed explanation of our configuration.CircleCI  Sponsor
Angular Productivity Tips for WebStorm IDE Users tutorialJurgen Van de Moere
Browser Automation Revisited: Meet Puppeteer tutorial node Puppeteer is a Node library that provides an API to control headless Chrome.Gergely Nemeth
Recover Gracefully with React 16 Error Boundaries tutorialROLLBAR  Sponsor
Converting 600k Lines to TypeScript in 72 Hours story Specifically, from Google Closure-annotated JS.Lucidchart
How GitLab Uses Vue: One Year Later storyJacob Schatz
High Performance JS in V8: How V8 Is Faster Than Ever video A 20 minute tour of V8’s latest code-generation architecture.Peter Marshall
Neutronium: Build .NET Desktop Apps using HTML, CSS and JavaScript toolsNeutronium
react-scroll-to: Scroll to Position in React codeDylan Paulus
remoteStorage.js 1.0.0: Local Data Storage with Remote Syncing code A project that’s as old as this newsletter.
bent: Functional HTTP Client for Node with async/await Support code nodeMikeal Rogers

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