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Wednesday, 13 January, 2021 UTC

How Is JavaScript Doing?

The results of the 2020 State of JavaScript Survey have been released. What do they tell us about developers attitude towards JavaScript and its ever-expanding ecosystem? ... more


Wednesday, 13 January, 2021 UTC

How Is JavaScript Doing?

The results of the 2020 State of JavaScript Survey have been released. What do they tell us about developers attitude towards JavaScript and its ever-expanding ecosystem? Read more... ... more


Tuesday, 12 January, 2021 UTC

Veracode Reveals Security Flaws

Three-quarters of applications have some sort of security flaw, although high-security flaws are found in only a quarter. PHP is the programming language with the highest prevalence of flaws while Python and JavaScript are the least affected. Read more... ... more


Monday, 4 January, 2021 UTC

JavaScript Canvas - Unicode

Canvas can handle text, but can JavaScript handle Unicode? In this extract from my book on JavaScript Graphics, we look at the basics of working with Unicode characters on Canvas. ... more


Tuesday, 15 December, 2020 UTC

Google Apps Script API Receives Major Update

Google has revamped its Apps Script platform with a rewrite that includes a new IDE, updated runtime engine to add support for modern JavaScript features in Apps Script projects, and an Apps Script Dashboard. Read more... ... more


Tuesday, 15 December, 2020 UTC

Google Apps Script API Receives Major Update

Google has revamped its Apps Script platform with a rewrite that includes a new IDE, updated runtime engine to add support for modern JavaScript features in Apps Script projects, and an Apps Script Dashboard. Read more... ... more


Wednesday, 9 December, 2020 UTC

JavaScript Turns 25

It is JavaScript's 25th Anniversary, but, like JavaScript itself, not much fuss is being made about it. In many ways this is the story of JavaScript. It is THE fundamental language of the web and yet is rarely acknowledged as being the leading light ... more


Monday, 7 December, 2020 UTC

JavaScript Jems - Functional And Not Quite Functional

The functional programming is initailly very attractive but if you slide into using it you might be shocked at how difficult it is to be "hard line functional". This is an extract from my newly published book, JavaScript Jems: The Amazing Parts ... more


Monday, 23 November, 2020 UTC

TypeScript 4.1 Adds Temporal Literal Types

TypeScript has been updated with new checking flags, editor productivity updates, and speed improvements, alongside new features including support for temporal literal types. ... more


Tuesday, 17 November, 2020 UTC

What Languages Do Devs Want to Learn?

Python, of course. What comes as a surprise is the size of the margin between Python and the rest of the pack. The other unexpected finding is that JavaScript doesn't even make it into the top 10. So, what going on? Read more... ... more


Tuesday, 17 November, 2020 UTC

Angular 11 Released With Byelog Goal Complete

Angular 11 has been released with updates across the platform including the framework, the CLI and components. More specifically, the new version enforces stricter types and has automatic inlining of fonts. ... more


Monday, 16 November, 2020 UTC

JavaScript Canvas - Bezier Curves

Once you move beyond simple shapes like rectangles, circles and ellipses the first thing you are likely to encounter is the Bezier curve. In this extract from my new book on JavaScript Graphics, we look at what makes a Bezier curve. ... more


Monday, 26 October, 2020 UTC

JavaScript Canvas - Blobs & Files

Blobs and files, sounds interesting and useful if you want to graphics files or create them dynamically. In this extract from my new book on JavaScript Graphics, we look at the basics of what makes a blob a file. ... more


Monday, 26 October, 2020 UTC

Node.js 15 Improves Rejection Handling

Node.js, the JavaScript runtime, has been updated with support for npm 7, better handling of rejections, and an experimental abort controller. Read more... ... more


Monday, 19 October, 2020 UTC

npm 7 Will Ship With Node.js 15

The next version of npm, v7, has been completed and will be shipping with Node.js v15 this week. The new release adds several features requested by developers including support for Workspaces. Read more... ... more


Thursday, 15 October, 2020 UTC

Learn JavaScript and Node.js With Microsoft

Microsoft loves Open Source and loves Python. Now it seems, it loves JavaScript too? Who would have thought that someday Microsoft would promote and teach languages and frameworks not based on .NET? ... more


Wednesday, 30 September, 2020 UTC

Java Devs - Where, What, How

Java celebrated its 25th birthday earlier this year and has subsequently seen the general availability of Java 15. Judged to be the second most used programming language, surpassed only by JavaScript, it is estimated to be regularly used by 6.8 million ... more


Monday, 21 September, 2020 UTC

Vue.JS 3 Improves Performance

There's a major new release of Vue.js, the JavaScript library. The developers say version 3 provides improved performance, smaller bundle sizes, better TypeScript integration, new APIs for tackling large scale use cases, and "a solid foundation ... more


Monday, 7 September, 2020 UTC

JavaScript Async - Service Workers

ServiceWorkers are the key ingredient you need to implement PWAs - Progressive Web Apps. In this extract from my recent book on JavaScript Async we put the pieces together and show how to use a ServiceWorker. ... more


Tuesday, 1 September, 2020 UTC

D3.JS 6 Adds Iterable Support

There's a new version of D3.js, the JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. Improvements in D3 v6 include a move to using native collections (Map and Set), as well as the ability to accept iterables. ... more


Friday, 21 August, 2020 UTC

TypeScript 4 Released

TypeScript 4.0 has been released with improvements to the build and editing processes, along with support for variadic tuple types. TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript that adds optional static types which can be checked by the TypeScript compiler ... more


Monday, 17 August, 2020 UTC

New TypeScript Website Launched

A new website for TypeScript has been announced by Microsoft. The new site includes better code samples, improved visibility of JavaScript, and the use of a new TypeScript markup format. ... more


Thursday, 6 August, 2020 UTC

js1024 - How Much Awesomeness Can You Pack In Just 1K?

js1024 is the continuation of the legendary js1k JavaScript golfing competition which ended last year and like its predecessor is planned to be an annual contest. The winners of the first one have just been announced. ... more


Tuesday, 28 July, 2020 UTC

React Power BI Released

Microsoft has released a Power BI component for React that supports both JavaScript and TypeScript and can be used to embed analytics in a React web application. ... more


Monday, 13 July, 2020 UTC

JavaScript Async - Composing Promises

Although async and await are the stars of the async programming world, Promises still have advantages - in particular you can write code which waits for some combination of Promises to resolve. Here we look at how to write your own promise-combining ... more


Monday, 29 June, 2020 UTC

JavaScript Canvas - Introduction To Bitmaps

Canvas lets you work with bitmaps as well as generate custom drawings. In this extract from a chapter in my new book on JavaScript Graphics we look at the basics of how to transfer bitmaps to Canvas. ... more


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

ESLint Adds ES2020 Support

The open source JavaScript linting utility ESLint has been updated with a major new version followed by a couple of minor updates. ESLint 7 adds support for ES2020, removes support for Node.js version 8, and has a number of improvements to the developer ... more


Monday, 15 June, 2020 UTC

UPDATE - Kite Launches AI-Powered JavaScript Auto-Completion

The Kite auto-complete tool based on AI, previously restricted to Python is now available for JavaScript. It also works with libraries and frameworks including React, Vue, Angular, and Node.js. ... more


Monday, 8 June, 2020 UTC

JavaScript Jems - Functional Iteration

The functional approach to iteration is probably the main reason that programmers are initially attracted to the idea of functional programming. This is an extract from my newly published book, JavaScript Jems: The Amazing Parts . ... more


Tuesday, 2 June, 2020 UTC

TypeScript 3.9 Improves Performance

TypeScript has been updated with improvements to the latest release centred on performance, polish, and stability, according to the development team. The compiler and editing experience have been worked on to improve speed. ... more