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 …

Innovating for Performance: How our Infra Team Powers 100+ Million Downloads A Year (While Keeping our SaaS Reliable and Secure)

We just shared big news about the open-sourcing of our Node.js Runtime and the release of our AI Copilot for Node, both requiring a big role from our infrastructure (Infra) team. They are the team behind the scenes, dedicated to delivering top performance, and have been instrumental in maintaining our reputation for fast, stable, and …