This Week in JavaScript - 9 January 2017

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


  • ityped - Dead simple Javascript animated typing, with no dependencies.
  • Animationframes - Minimalistic way to create JS animations.
  • Structure - Structure provides a simple interface which allows you to add attributes to your ES6 classes based on a schema, with validations and type coercion.
  • scalable-blob-store - A simple local file system blob store that is designed to prevent conflicts when used with a distributed or replicated file system.
  • Real-DOM - A ~1K non-virtual DOM non-framework framework for simple apps.

React / Redux


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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 as a late addition:

Master web development with these 9,985 weird tricks

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now this is extremely useful @Paul_Wilkins :slight_smile:

Hey Paul, how do we PM you? I clicked on your profile but there is no option there…

You are still a New member.
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Once you get the Basic Badge you will be able to send Messages.


Thanks, very helpful for me.

Is there anything that I can help you with here?

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