#407 — October 12, 2018
Read on the Web
Rethinking Unit Test Assertions — “Well written automated tests always act as a good bug report when they fail, but few developers spend time to think about what information a good bug report needs.”
▶ What’s New in Create React App 2.0: A Video Series — Create React App 2.0 is only a week old, but Elijah Manor has already put together a set of handy, brief videos on using it for egghead.io.
Ways to Eliminate Common React Performance Issues — A pragmatic step-by-step guide to eliminating common React-related performance issues. And if you like this, hop over to our React-specific newsletter for more 🙂
Platform Engineer – React, GraphQL & Node.js (NYC) — Bustle is seeking engineers to help us build a world-class serverless publishing platform at a mind-boggling scale.
Bustle Digital Group
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📘 Articles & Tutorials
Isaac Z. Schleuter on the Node + JS Foundation Merger — The creator of npm shares his excitement about the recently announced merger.
The npm Blog
Dockerizing Java Apps with CircleCI and Jib — The evolution of deployment platforms and orchestration engines has been a tremendous accelerant for application and infrastructure teams alike.
Getting Started with Nuxt.js — Nuxt.js is a framework for creating universal (both front-end and back-end) Vue.js-powered apps.
What You Need to Know About Vue CLI 3 — Vue CLI provides a standard build toolchain for Vue.js apps.
Using Nested Forms in Angular 6
How to Create Custom Angular Pipes and Dynamic Locales
Build a Text-To-Speech Chat App with Amazon Polly — Accessibility shouldn’t be overlooked. Allow chat users to play chat messages with natural language.
🔧 Code and Tools
InfluxDays: The Only Event Focused on the Impact of Time Series Data
Aurelia CLI 1.0 Beta 1: Now with an Auto-Tracing Bundler — At 4 years old, Aurelia, a next-gen client app framework, continues to innovate both with a new bundler and vNext, a raft of ideas to improve the framework under the hood.
Muze: Build Composable Data Visualizations for the Web — Composable, can be themed with CSS, supports dynamic binding for tooltips and other ‘reactions’, stackable layouts..
mb: Exception-Free Nested Nullable Attribute Accessor — It’s literally 51 bytes of code. Figure out how it works for a fun exercise.
Flatbush: Fast Static Spatial Index for 2D Points and Rects — We first linked this several months ago but a new version is now out.
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.
Ember 3.4 Released
The Ember Team
ffconf (Nov 8-9 in Brighton, England) — A one day event (but repeated on two consecutive days) that’s popular amongst front-end developers in the UK and historically attracts some amazing talks.
CascadiaJS (Nov 15-16 in Seattle, WA)