This Week in JavaScript - 14 March 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


  • What’s new in jQuery 3? - A highlight the most important changes introduced by jQuery 3.
  • 14 jQuery modal dialog boxes - If done correctly, good looking dialogs can be an easy way to make your site feel more modern without a lot of extra work.
  • f.js - Turboboosted view library in under 2 KB.
  • Hunt.js - Library to detect when DOM elements become visible and disappear on scroll.
  • A11y-toggle.js - A tiny script for accessible content toggles.
  • Ajaxify.js - An Ajax library with jQuery-like syntax.
  • Basil.js - A smart persistent layer that enables unified localstorage, and cookie and session storage.




Cool stuff

  • AlphaGo - The first computer program to ever beat a professional player at the game of Go.
  • JavaScript tutor - Visualize JavaScript code execution.

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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.


And I meant to add another cool link:

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