Your weekly update of JavaScript news and goodies.

Top of the hour

JavaScript Web Quiz - how high can you score?
You might not need jQuery - as unthinkable as it sounds
Malware hides behind JavaScript - attack uses malware encoded as images and delivered through iframe injection
And just like that Grunt and RequireJS are out - it’s all about Gulp and Browserify now
JS1k: The JavaScript code golfing competition - has now begun

Tutorials

How to make a responsive gallery with directional-aware hover
Draggable elements that push others out of the way
A re-introduction to JavaScript (JS Tutorial) - from MDN
A Dive Into Plain JavaScript - Thank you @ralph.m
Implementing Backwards-Compatible CSS3 Animated Transitions

Frameworks

Yet Another Framework Syndrome - before you go all framework happy
5 Rules for Better Backbone Code
Get your Backbone straight - how to structure a Backbone app
Processing Forms in AngularJS - AngularJS forms are nifty, HTML5 friendly, and incredibly fun to code!
7 Minimal Node.js Web Frameworks for 2014 and Beyond

Libraries

JointJS - JavaScript diagramming library
JZed.js - The functional jQuery alternative
Base Transcoder - If you need to translate bases a lot
The best ever spinner for blocking your code
AreYouSure.js - Inline confirmation dialogs for Javascript.


So how did you score on the JavaScript Web Quiz?
Let us know and we'll compare scores

Please PM us if you have anything of interest for the next issue, and happy reading! - Paul & Pullo