JavaScript Newsletter, #11

By February 4, 2019 Newsletter

News from the JavaScript Community

A Note from the JS Foundation: 2018 Accomplishments and Our Path Forward

In early October, we announced an intent to merge with the Node.js Foundation. There is an incredible amount of potential in a combined Foundation, especially as it gives us the opportunity to support an even wider range of projects that the JavaScript ecosystem is dependent on and projects that focus on new areas of growth for JavaScript.

As we head into 2019, we are excited about our future, and are equally proud of all that we’ve achieved this past year. Check out the top achievements from the JS Foundation, and our 28 projects in 2018.

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Protecting Your Origin Server

Using a cloud security service is not enough for protecting your origin server. There are several steps you can make in order to ensure your server is protected. Attackers only need to find a single flow and there are lots of possible ways to do so. Make sure you use this checklist and check each topic carefully to ensure your origin IP address is private.

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Handling Time Zone in JavaScript

Learn how to solve problems of time zones with Moment.js, a well established JavaScript library that is almost the standard for processing date.

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Top 10 Podcasts for Web Developers

Here are the top 10 podcasts you should be listening to as a Web Developer!

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Node.JS + IoT = Node-RED, flow-based programming tool for IoT

Node-RED is a flow-based programming tool for the Internet of Things that consists of a Node.js-based runtime. Let’s have a closer look.

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What's New in JavaScript for 2019

For the last several years, JavaScript has been evolving on a steady cadence with new language features. If you’re curious to see what’s in store for the next version of JavaScript, this article is for you!

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Linting Your React+Typescript Project with ESLint and Prettier

This article talks about a new repository that aims to contain the core projects needed for ESLint to be able to parse and lint Typescript code.

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Top JavaScript Frameworks and Topics to Learn in 2019

Take a look at this annual overview of the JavaScript tech ecosystem, focusing on which technologies are being used at scale.

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Part 1: API using GraphQL and Node.js

This article is for people who are interested in learning to write optimized code using GraphQL with unit testing using mocha and chai.

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Webpack : an unexpected journey

Check out these tips and tricks to guarantee performances of your applications when using Webpack.

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CFPs

CityJSConf 2019
London, United Kingdom – Closes January 31, 2019

BYTECONF
Online – Closes February 1, 2019

ForwardJS Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada – Closes April 9, 2019

Conferences

JS Kongress
Munich, Germany – March 11-12, 2019

Smashing Conference
San Francisco, CA – April 16-17, 2019

FullStack NYC
New York, NY – May 16-17, 2019

JSConf EU
Berlin, Germany – June 1-2, 2019

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We’re always looking for new projects, events, and ideas that should be shared in these issues. Please reach out if there’s something you’d like us to include!

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