This Week in JavaScript - 1 August 2016

Hello and welcome to This Week in JavaScript, our lovingly curated collection of links relating to what’s new and exciting in the world of JS. 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 JavaScript finds …

Getting started

Learning more


  • cleave - Format input text content when you are typing.
  • dpicker - Minimal framework agnostic date picker
  • iterall - A set of minimal, zero-dependency utilities for using iterables in all JavaScript environments.
  • tinyModal - Clean, fast, modular and customizable modal window controller.

ES6/ES2015 and beyond


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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 chrisofarabia.


Wow that Pony Foo article is epic (I had to bookmark to finish later), that guy is committed!

I don’t agree with the comment about avoiding using sparse arrays - there are situations where they can be extremely useful and having the includes method match undefined for all sparse arrays is useful as a way of distinguishing between dense and sparse arrays.

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