A big update for ECharts

#​676 β€” February 22, 2024 Read on the Web JavaScript Weekly πŸ“ŠΒ Apache ECharts 5.5: The Powerful Visualization Library β€” ECharts’ big selling point, beyond being a well supported Apache-backed project, is its balance of power and simplicity. You can do a lot with it (check out the many examples here) without the code becoming complex. …

TC39 adds a new stage for ECMAScript proposals

#​675 β€” February 15, 2024 Read on the Web JavaScript Weekly Tempo: An Easier Way to Work with Dates β€” We think they nailed their own summary: β€œA collection of utilities for working with the native Date object β€” an important distinction from other libraries that provide custom date primitives. Under the hood, Tempo mines …

Gorillas

#​674 β€” February 8, 2024 Read on the Web JavaScript Weekly jQuery 4.0.0 Beta β€” I recently looked at issue #1 of JavaScript Weekly and the top two items were jQuery, so it’s nice to feature it πŸ™‚ You might not be using jQuery, but it’s still everywhere, including WordPress. v4 says goodbye to IE …

A Qwik break from React?

#​673 β€” February 1, 2024 Read on the Web JavaScript Weekly Cytoscape.js: Graph/Network Visualization and Analysis Library β€” Handy if you need to model and/or visualize relational data, like biological data or social networks. There are many demos to enjoy here. GitHubΒ repo. Max Franz Announcing TypeScript 5.4 Beta β€” TypeScript gains Object.groupBy and Map.groupBy, a …

Modern shell scripting with JavaScript

#​672 β€” January 25, 2024 Read on the Web JavaScript Weekly Better JavaScript Shell Scripting with Bun Shell β€” Performance-focused server-side runtime Bun continues its rapid evolution with a side quest into the world of shell scripting by making it easier, cross-platform friendly, and less verbose. zx offers similar (but less integrated and focused) functionality …

Is htmx Just Another JS Framework?

#​670 β€” January 11, 2024 Read on the Web JavaScript Weekly Is htmx Just Another JavaScript Framework? β€” Despite being four years old, htmx has seen a surge in popularity recently, parly due to fatigue with ‘big frameworks’ and also because its simple HTML-based approach to adding functionality to a page appeals to an increasingly …