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ISSUE #152

GraphQL at Netflix, A Recap Of WebDev 2018, Event-stream Incident Recap, And More


Our learnings from adopting GraphQL | Netflix TechBlog

In an earlier blog post, we provided a high-level overview of some of the applications in the Marketing Technology team that we build to enable scale and intelligence in driving our global…

A Recap of Frontend Development in 2018 | Trey Huffine

The world of frontend development moves fast. Very fast. This article will recap the most important frontend news, notable events, and trends in JavaScript for 2018. WebAssembly is often regarded as…

The npm Blog — Details about the event-stream incident

Details about the event-stream incident


The Pipeline Operator

Yet another new feature proposal for JavaScript that we'll live perfectly fine without (but would at the same time also be very handy).


An elegant solution for handling errors in Express | Michał Załęcki

Express is a microframework that according to 2018 Node.js User Survey Report is used by 4 in 5 back-end and full-stack node.js developers. Thanks to its simplicity, the always-growing range of…


How Does setState Know What to Do?

When you call setState in a component, what do you think happens?

A crash course on serverless-side rendering with React.js, Next.js and AWS Lambda

We want the best of both worlds. The SEO boost server-side rendering provides, and the speed of a Single Page Application. Today I'll show you all this while hosting it basically for free in a serverless environment on AWS Lambda.


A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Building APIs with Lambda and Aurora Serverless

Ever since AWS made a serverless option of AWS RDS Aurora generally available, I've been on the edge of my seat, eagerly anticipating all the various possibilities. It would mean a breakthrough in building serverless architectures.


TensorFlow.js — Real-Time Object Detection in 10 Lines of Code | Nick Bourdakos

Image classification can be a very useful tool, it can give us an idea of what’s in an image. However, sometimes we want more. It can be a little counterintuitive, but just because a machine learning…

Finding photos on Twitter using face recognition with TensorFlow.js | James Thomas

Using face recognition to find unlabelled photos on twitter with machine learning. TensorFlow.js and Serverless Cloud Platforms used to search for …


Visual Studio Code November 2018

See what is new in the Visual Studio Code November 2018 Release (1.30)

IntelliCode for TypeScript/JavaScript

At Build 2018, Microsoft announced Visual Studio IntelliCode, a set of capabilities that provide AI-assisted development. In collaboration with the IntelliCode team, we are excited to announce that we are now bringing IntelliCode to TypeScript/JavaScript users through the IntelliCode extension for VS Code.