This Week in JavaScript - 5th September 2016

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

Learning more

  • Binding Methods to Class Instance Objects - There’s a number of different ways we can ensure class methods have access to this. After some controversy on Twitter last week, Nicolás Bevacqua goes over the most common approaches, discussing their advantages and drawbacks.
  • The art of writing small and plain functions - This article covers best practices how to write plain, understandable and easy to test functions.
  • Get Query String Parameters with JavaScript - The only method you have to access the query string is via the property but you don’t get each property within one object, you get one string that represents the entire query string.
  • How Do You Start a New Web Design Project? - I come bearing good news! For those of you who didn’t hear yet (where’ve you been?) SitePoint recently launched a new podcast: The Versioning Show.


  • 10 jQuery Panorama Image Display Plugins - Let your visitors enjoy the 360 degrees view of your website images by integrating these cool jQuery Panorama Image Display plugins. Possible uses include Virtual Tours, Panorama Viewers/Scrolling, Image cubes, Endless Photo Sliders and more.
  • argon.js - An open-standards augmented reality platform for the web.
  • Guide: How to use Vue.js with jQuery Plugins - Working with Vue can be awesome. But you might know that it can also give you headaches, when you try to combine it with jQuery plugins or other libraries.


Other Frameworks

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 of Arabia.


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