JavaScript Newsletter, #6

By May 30, 2018Newsletter

News from the JavaScript Community

A Sneak Peek of a Few Panels and Talks at JS Interactive

This year, the JS Foundation and Node.js Foundation are hosting JS Interactive, a conference that gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and JavaScript communities, and the businesses that are bringing these technologies into the enterprise.

The conference — taking place October 10 – 12 in Vancouver, Canada — provides JavaScript practitioners with the opportunity to collaborate face-to-face, network, and learn how to better their JavaScript development skills. The full schedule will be available on June 7, however we wanted to provide a small taste of what to expect from this conference.

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Introducing Dojo 2.0!

Leveraging ES2015+, TypeScript, and many modern and emerging standards, best practices, and quality open source dependencies, Dojo 2 focuses on interoperability preventing you from being locked into the specifics of any one framework. Dojo 2 gives you the flexibility to reap the benefits of choosing your preferred micro-libraries to create a custom framework but most notably gives you a robust set of out-of-the-box options, so you don’t need to decide everything up front before you can be productive.

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JS Foundation chooses FOSSA as its Open Source License Certification Provider

The JS Foundation is the home for critical JavaScript infrastructure that powers the web. They host 28 projects that power over 75% of the top one million websites in the world, and billions of worldwide users/developers. As such, compliance certification is critical for the JSF to accomplish — millions of users could be impacted if a major issue slipped through the cracks. The JS Foundation has chosen FOSSA as their Open Source License Certification Provider.

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Speak at Open Source Summit Europe – Submit by July 1

Open Source Summit Europe is the leading technical conference for professional open source. The Linux Foundation is excited to announce all-new tracks and content that make the conference more inclusive and feature a broader range of technologies driving open source innovation today.

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Dojo 2.0 with Dylan Schiemann

Suz Hinton, Alex Sexton, and Nick Nisi talk with Dylan Schiemann about Dojo 2.0, managing an open source project, web standards, and more.

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What if JavaScript Wins?

JavaScript is now part of the toolkit of most working developers. What if network effects push it into being the first-ever truly dominant programming language?

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WebAssembly primer: Get started with WebAssembly

Learn how to make use of the next-generation toolkit for delivering high-performance binary apps in the browser.

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Starting with Webpack 4 and VueJs — A Quick-start Tutorial

With the recent release of Webpack 4, learn how to get started with its new features in a Vue.js application.

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Common Selenium and WebdriverIO Error Messages!

If you’re using WebdriverIO and have ever run into an error message, check out this blog post that walks you through the most common ones and how to quickly resolve the issue.

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With Node-Red, IoT Development Gets Simplified

Learn more about the Node-Red IoT development tool allows developers to wire together hardware devices, APIs and online services using a graphical user interface.

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CFPs

AngularConnect
London, UK – Closes June 11, 2018

Open Source Summit Europe
Edinburgh, UK – Closes July 1, 2018

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China
Shanghai, China – Closes July 6, 2018

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America
Seattle, WA – Closes August 12, 2018

Conferences

DinosaurJS
Denver, CO – June 21-22, 2018

LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen China
Beijing, China – June 25-27, 2018

RISE
Hong Kong, China – July 9-12, 2018

Node Summit 
San Francisco, CA – July 23-25, 2018

JS Interactive
Vancouver, BC – October 10-12, 2018

All Things Open
Raleigh, NC – October 21-23, 2018

NodeConf EU
Kilkenny, Ireland – November 4-7, 2018

ngGirls Workshop
London, UK – November 5, 2018

Web Summit
Lisbon, Portugal – November 5-8, 2018

AngularConnect
London, UK – November 6-7, 2018

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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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