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Web Insights – Your JS/CSS/UI/UX Digest #1

Our new digest series aims to provide web designers and developers with a single location to discover the latest and most significant stories on the web, while sipping a hot coffee.

If you’re like us, you spend hours every day browsing through hundreds of sites and articles, hoping to stumble across relevant news stories.

We search through hundreds of posts on blogs, social media, and news channels, to deliver the most essential stories of the day. Our content covers quality news, fresh tools and apps, case studies, code demos, inspiration posts, videos and more.

3rd Edition of ‘Eloquent JavaScript’ Announced
Marijn Haverbeke is working on a new edition of the perennially popular JavaScript book, but needs your help to fund it.
javascript news

Setting Up Webpack, Babel and React From Scratch, Revisited
An updated, detailed step-by-step guide for getting set up, following best practices and giving you a solid ground to start from.
javascript tutorial

Taucharts One: A Mature Charting Library with a Simple API
Has a lot of features including timeline charts, value highlighting, and a sparkline mode for dense data.
javascript news

A JavaScript’s Promise That Leaks Memory (and Why)
What you can do about memory leaks in recursive loops.
javascript tutorial

Nrwl Nx: A Toolkit for Enterprise Angular Applications
An opinionated, open-source toolkit for building Angular-based apps using patterns that suit enterprise-style development.
javascript angular

ProseMirror 1.0: A Toolkit for Building Rich Text Editors
ProseMirror, which lets you bridge the gap between Markdown-style text editing and classical WYSIWYG editors, has reached a key milestone.
javascript news

Announcing TypeScript 2.6 RC
javascript typescript news

Next.js 4 Released: A Framework for Universal React Apps
With performance and styling upgrades.
javascript react news

Redux Explained in 30 Seconds
About as tight an explanation as you could hope for.
javascript redux tutorial

How to Use ES6 Arrow Functions to Make Your Code Easier to Read
Both written and video form, however you prefer to learn.
javascript tutorial

The 2 New Features in ES7 and How They Work
javascript news

How The JS Event Loop and Async Programming Works
Perfect if single thread/event loop/blocking concepts are new to you.
javascript tutorial

How We Run NPM Packages in the Browser
javascript npm tutorial

Regexly: A WYSIWYG Regex Playground for JavaScript Developers
javascript news

date-fns: A Modern JavaScript Date Utility Library
It’s essentially ‘lodash for dates’.
javascript news

ST: JSON Selection and Transformation Methods
Adds methods to the JSON object for powerful JSON filtering or transformation.
javascript news

handorgel: Accessible Web ‘Accordion’ Widget Written in ES6
javascript tutorial

Smooth Scrollbar: Customizable, High Performance Scrollbars
If you want more control over your page’s scrolling.
javascript tutorial

MapTalks.js: A Light Library to Create Integrated 2D/3D Maps
javascript news

luma.gl: A JS WebGL2 Framework for Data Visualization
javascript webgl news

Vue-Model: A Model Component for Vue.js
Transform plain data into models with HTTP actions, computed properties, and methods.
javascript vue tutorial news

A JavaScript Tetris Clone in Under 512 Bytes
Readme/repo here (explains some of the tricks used).
javascript


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