This Week in JavaScript - 02 November 2015

Hello and welcome to ‘This Week in JavaScript’ — another curated collection of links relating to what’s new and exciting in the world of JavaScript. The complete list is tagged jsweekly. (Don’t forget to check out our weekly .NET and front end roundups too!)

And now for this week’s finds …

Getting started

  • 5 Reasons to Secure your Javascript - I’d have thought one would have been enough, but who am I to argue…
  • GitHub: Dana Woodman - This repository gives you a quick introduction to getting Docker running with Node. It is intended for the Docker beginner.
  • The New Code - Offers us an introduction to JavaScript arithmetic operators.
  • CodeUtopia - In this article, Jani Hartikainen shows you how to make use of Chrome’s JavaScript debugger to help you fix errors faster and more easily.
  • GitHub: JavaScript Society - List of books to master JavaScript development.

Learning more

  • Sitepoint - Make a Voice-Controlled Audio Player with the Web Speech API.
  • Sitepoint - Jorrit Diepstraten runs us through creating a SCRUD system using jQuery, JSON and DataTables.




  • grunt-fontello-react - Generates a React component from a Fontello SVG icon.
  • Khan Academy - A React style guide to build on their counterpart JavaScript style guide.
  • - Developing for a modern web with React.js.
  • James R. Nelson - James runs us through why he thinks you shouldn’t style React components with JavaScript.
  • NPM - React-Tags 3.0 is released.
  • Aakash N S @ Medium - Sharing components between React and React Native.


##Everything Else

  • img2css - Ever fancied turning a JPG file into pure CSS using JavaScript? Now’s your chance. Beware! Large files inbound…
  • PigeonJS - Pigeon is an HTML preprocessor / template engine written in JavaScript.

For more links like this and to keep up-to-date with the latest goings on in JS land, you can follow SitePoint’s JavaScript channel on Twitter
Please PM us if you have anything of interest for the next issue or if there is anything you would like to see featured. Paul and Chris


This topic was automatically closed 91 days after the last reply. New replies are no longer allowed.