JavaScript Newsletter, #7

By June 26, 2018Newsletter

News from the JavaScript Community

Initial Keynotes and Full Agenda for JS Interactive Announced!

We are so excited to bring you the initial keynotes and the full agenda for JS Interactive taking place October 10 -12 in Vancouver BC, Canada. The program covers a broad spectrum of JavaScript ecosystem technologies, concepts and applications trends including server-side JavaScript, IoT, internationalization, accessibility, progressive web apps, serverless, voice-based apps, the offline-first approach, and much more.

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Accenture Joins the JS Foundation as Gold Member

We’re excited to announce our ability to support the JavaScript ecosystem as it continues to grow thanks to the newest member to join the JS Foundation, Accenture, a leading global professional services company. Accenture will help support the JS Foundation’s projects strategically by joining the board of directors. The company’s membership will help fund the many ongoing efforts and services provided to our projects and the community such as our project mentorship program, events such as JS Interactive, and standards work at ECMA and W3C to continue advancing the web platform and representing the JS developer voice in developing the language and APIs they use every day.

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Dojo 2 Leverages JS Foundation Projects

In working on creating what we believe is an excellent developer experience for building modern web apps, at Dojo we were happy to be able to stand on the shoulders of other great JS Foundation projects for key Dojo features. This gave us a faster and more productive path to completing Dojo 2.

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JS Interactive Diversity Scholarship Deadline is July 6th

JS Interactive is serious about including everyone in our community, so we are reaching out to members of traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalized groups in the technology and/or open source communities. Three scholarships will be awarded based on a combination of need and impact.

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Call for Participation - Smart Wearable Systems and Sensor-Based Devices

Ecma International, the organization that officially standardizes JavaScript, is creating a new Technical Committee focused on JavaScript and wearable devices. Interested members are kindly invited to submit their ideas and contributions to start the work of this new TC on smart wearable systems and sensor-based devices.

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Web, Internet of Things and GDPR

In this blog post, take a look at The Web of Things (WoT) technologies from local device discovery to a gateway framework that enables remote access and understand the GDPR compliance of these technologies.

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What Can Software Foundations Bring to Your Project?

Find out the important roles that software foundations play in providing longevity and structural support for open source projects.

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Isomorphic ES Modules

In this live coding session, use the new EcmaScript (ES) Modules because it allows us to share code directly without using workarounds such as making bundles using WebPack or Browserify.

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Testing Vue Components with Mocha and Webpack

Get started with Vue.js and test-driven development (TDD) using Mocha and Webpack.

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Introduction of the IoT Platform Node-RED and Hitachi’s Activities

In this presentation from Open Source Summit Japan, learn about Node-RED and walkthrough an example of the Node-RED system.

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Create Custom ESLint Rules in 2 Minutes

Learn how to create your own custom ESLint plugin to enforce one or more ESLint code rules that are specific to your particular project.

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Read a QR Code content with Appium and zxing

Learn how to take a device screenshot, get the element, use some code to crop the image and read the QR Code content with mobile test automation framework, Appium.

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CFPs

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

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

The Lead Developer
Austin, TX – Closes August 3, 2018

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

Conferences

The Lead Developer
London, UK – June 27-28, 2018

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

FullStack London 2018
Check out the workshop on Building Apps with Dojo 2!
London, UK – July 11-13, 2018

Connect 2018
Madrid, Spain – July 15, 2018

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

JS Conf US
Carlsbad, CA, August 21-23

Open Source Summit North America
Vancouver, BC – August 29-31, 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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