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  • Intro to knysa: Async-Await Style PhantomJS Scripting

    by Bo Zou on  Jul 21, 2016 1

    Typical PhantomJS test frameworks suffer from callback hell and other tricks that reduce the clarity of how the program flows. Bo Zou created knysa which uses async-await style programming to eliminate these callbacks. Additionally, there's no need to resort to currying and common try-catch-fail constructs are used to maintain a sane path through the code.

  • HTTP-RPC: A Lightweight Cross-Platform REST Framework

    by Greg Brown on  Jul 12, 2016 3

    HTTP-RPC is an open-source framework allowing developers to create and access cross-platform polyglot RESTful web services using a convenient, RPC-like metaphor, while preserving fundamental REST principles such as statelessness and uniform resource access.

  • Q&A on Express.js with Evan Hahn

    by David Iffland on  May 05, 2016

    When people talk about Node.js powering the back-end web, they're often actually talking about Express. Just as jQuery and other frameworks smooth over the XmlHttpRequest work in the browser, Express.js works to make the experience on the server just as easy. In this Q&A, author Evan Hahn provides more context on Express and where it's going.

Angular 2 and TypeScript - A High Level Overview

Posted by Yakov Fain on  Apr 26, 2016

Angular 2 & TypeScript have brought true object oriented development to the world's most popular web development framework. This article provides a high-level overview of Angular 2. 9

State of the JavaScript Landscape: A Map for Newcomers

Posted by Bonnie Eisenman on  Apr 11, 2016

Modern JavaScript development is in constant motion. In this article, Bonnie Eisenman shows JavaScript newcomers the lay of the land and where to begin. 21

Full Stack Testing: Balancing Unit and End-to-End Tests

Posted by David Copeland on  Mar 30, 2016

The approach to full stack testing can be daunting. There's more than one way to test, but how do you balance your efforts? In this article, David Copeland looks at solving that challenge.

Will WebSocket survive HTTP/2?

Posted by Allan Denis on  Mar 14, 2016

HTTP/2 is poised to eliminate much of the waste that developers deal with, but is it a nail in WebSocket's coffin? Allan Denis tells us why HTTP/2 and WebSocket will coexist. 6

Writing Cross-Platform Apps with React Native

Posted by Bonnie Eisenman on  Feb 25, 2016

React Native is Facebook's open source project for building native mobile apps using JavaScript. Bonnie Eisenman presents an introduction on how to get started. 5

Why I No Longer Use MVC Frameworks

Posted by Jean-Jacques Dubray on  Feb 03, 2016

Jean-Jacques Dubray introduces a new pattern, State-Action-Model, that speeds up the development of modern applications and simplifies the interaction between the data model and the view. 81

AngularJS in Action - An Interview With Lukas Ruebbelke

Posted by Alex Giamas on  Dec 27, 2015

AngularJS in Action by Lukas Ruebbelke is a hands-on book about AngulaJS. With AngularJS v.2 Beta just being released, InfoQ spoke with the author about the book and AngularJS direction.

A Conversation with James Shore on Agile Fluency and Let's Code Javascript

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Sep 12, 2015

At the recent Agile Australia Conference James Shore spoke to InfoQ about his work on agile fluency, teaching and building tools for test driven development in javascript.

Igniting Kids' Enthusiasm for Coding

Posted by Henk Jurriens on  Aug 25, 2015

What teachers can do to ignite kid's enthusiasm for coding by using interesting and cool lessons to give them some pointers on how to code and then let the magic happen!

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