This Week in JavaScript - 29 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


  • Weather - Weather app in Angular Typescript with UI-Router.
  • Baffle.js - A library for obfuscating and revealing text in DOM elements.
  • Waud - A web audio library that has an HTML5 audio fallback.
  • A library of Node.js microservices for everyone - Containerization is changing the game of how we deploy and orchestrate systems, but as software developers (not infrastructure engineers) why is this important?

ES6 and beyond

React / Redux

  • The elegance of React - Writing Elegant Code by combining React with Ramda to write our application in a functional style.
  • 10 tips for better Redux architecture - There are two clear winners for data management in React: Redux and MobX, and the latter isn’t even a Flux implementation. Redux has caught on so much that it’s not just being used for React anymore.
  • App not working? - Four quick tips for debugging React applications.
  • React server - Super fast server react rendering (faster more than 12 times).
  • Basic React tutorial - Managing state and connecting to an Api with Redux and Axios.

Other frameworks


Other stuff

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