#365: Results From The State of JavaScript 2017 Survey

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Issue 365 — December 15, 2017

The State of JavaScript 2017 Results Are In
The results of the annual ‘State of JavaScript’ survey are here, this time with over 28,000 developers taking part. See what tools are most popular in numerous categories.
30 Seconds of Code: Useful, Bitesize JavaScript Snippets
A large curated collection of useful bits of JavaScript code you can understand in 30 seconds or less.

Angelos Chalaris

Cloud-Scale Monitoring and Alerting
Thousands of organizations rely on Datadog to monitor 200+ technologies. With features including built-in dashboards, algorithmic alerts, and end-to-end request tracing, Datadog helps teams monitor their entire stack all in one place. Try it free.


Walt: A JS-Like Syntax for the WebAssembly Text Format
An in-progress experiment for using a JS-inspired alternative syntax for WebAssembly to write to as ‘close to the metal’ as possible

Arthur Buldauskas

Billboard.js: A D3 v4-based JavaScript Chart Library

v1.2 is out now and adds bubble charts, pattern filling, image exports, and more.

Jae Sung Park

PostHTML: An HTML/XML Transformation Tool Based on JS Plugins
Think PostCSS but for HTML and XML (which brings formats like SVG into play too). Check out the examples and plugins available.


Popmotion: A Functional JavaScript Motion Library
Mix tweens, physics, & user inputs to create elegant Web-based interactions – all in 11KB.



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In Brief
JS Foundation Brings Fully Serverless Applications to the Masses news architect and Marko are gaining more integrations with each other.Kris Borchers
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A Look At V8’s Native JavaScript Code Coverage Support tutorialJakob Gruber
The Difference Between ‘map’ and ‘forEach’ Array Methods tutorialBrandon Morelli
Arrays, Symbols, and Realms tutorial Why type checking fails across iframes, and what Array.isArray actually does.Jake Archibald
Finally Understand Redux by Building Your Own Store tutorialTodd Motto
Capturing and Reporting User Interactions for Better Debugging tutorialDavid Gilbertson
A Guide to Automating and Scraping the Web tutorial .. using Headless Chrome, Puppeteer, and Node.js.Brandon Morelli
So, You Learned JavaScript — Now What? opinionChristian Heilmann
How Is React Different from Vue? opinion An informative article explaining some of the similarities and differences between React and Vue.John Hannah
Wijmo TypeScript UI Controls Support Angular 5. No Dependencies tools Wijmo’s UI components include Angular v5 support, full IntelliSense, and the best JS grid available.
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Microbundle: A Zero-Configuration Bundler for Tiny Modules toolsJason Miller
octohint: A Browser Extension That Adds ‘IntelliSense’ to GitHub tools A cross-browser extension for more easily skimming through code on GitHub.pd4d10
Introducing Nexus.js: A Multi-Threaded JavaScript Runtime tools Based on WebKit’s JavaScriptCore, Nexus is based around a thread pool instead of an event loop.Abdullah Ali
vue-inspector: A Vue.js Inspector Specifically for Mobile Devices toolsCali Rojas
The 9 Best JavaScript Charting Libraries tools A collection of JavaScript libraries for data visualization.Anton Shaleynikov
Neutrino V8 Released: Webpack + Presets = Zero-Config Power toolsEli Perelman
🚀 Add PDF Support to Your Web App in No Time toolsPSPDFKit  Sponsor
Emittery: A Simple, Modern Async Event Emitter codeSindre Sorhus
on-change: Watch an Object or Array for Changes codeSindre Sorhus
tweet-parser: Parse Tweets Into Arrays of Entities codeJack Franklin

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