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The results from this popular annual survey arrived in November.
React was the clear, dominant front-end framework of choice. Jest and Mocha are neck and neck in the testing space, and Python was noted as the most common other language for JS developers to use.
A really neat high-level approach to explaining Redux and what it offers beyond state management.
console.log() may form the basis of many people’s debugging strategies, the console object has a lot more to offer, as covered in this well-received piece.
If you don’t know about
console.count, step in.
30 Seconds Team| Shared in September’s Issue 405
This project has been around for a while now, but it saw a notable ‘1.1’ release back in September, where lots of the snippets saw updates and improvements.
If you want to do lots of interesting things with arrays, math, strings, and more, it’s worth checking out.
GitHub | Shared in September’s Issue 402
This popular online guide outlines and discusses the practice of front-end engineering, how to learn it and what tools are used in the practice.
A lengthy, worthwhile roundup of all the bits and pieces from recent ECMAScript specs.
This major release landed in October with upgrades for the entire Angular platform (from the core framework to Angular Material and the CLI tools).
GitHub | Shared in October’s Issue 407
A look at some of GitHub’s favorite entries to the popular annual js13kGames competition. Those taking part are challenged to build a game in under 13 kilobytes, assets and all.
A written version of a talk given by Google’s Malte Ubl at JSConf Australia that took a high-level look at modularity, lazy loading code, and similar concepts. Here’s a video version:
NHN Entertainment | Shared in April’s Issue 383
A Chrome-themed explanation of what ES modules are, how to use them in the browser, and how to keep them fast.
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