Your weekly update of interesting happenings in the world of JavaScript - feel free to discuss, and help to bring some new ideas to light.

Here's what we've seen of interest this week.

Background info

Renaissance of JavaScript - Projecting a history of civilization to programming language

A detailed look

Comparison of all zeros in JavaScript - a comprehensive chart comparing different equalities and math results

Type Checking in JavaScript - a comprehensive approach

Recent libraries

StickUp - A simple jQuery plugin that "sticks" an element to the top of the browser window while scrolling past it

formatter.js - Format user input to match a specified pattern

magnifier.js - a small library to enable a magnifying glass effect on an images

Hammer - a small library for multi-touch gestures

Taking things further

A Step-by-Step Guide to Your First AngularJS App

Single page TODO app - Creating a single page todo app with Node and Angular

GruntJS - Let Someone Else Do My Tedious Repetitive Tasks

Is there nothing that JavaScript can't do?

JsDOSBox - A JavaScript PC DOS emulator


So, what you think about these recent happenings in JavaScript? Let us know and we'll have some more to inspire you next week.

Also, feel free to PM Paul or PM Pullo if you have anything interesting for the next issue. Happy reading!