Ian Bull introduces Node4J and explores the performance characteristics and highlights the tools that help one develop, debug and deploy Node.JS applications running directly on the JVM.
Diana Joseph shows how to practice concept prototyping to avoid building the wrong thing. Prototyping is about working lean, using the smallest investment to generate the greatest amount of learning.
Jafar Husain provides an inside look at the innovative Falcor, the open source JS data access framework that powers the Netflix UIs and the new UI design patterns it enables.
Brian Holt talks about React, performance issues, some general web performance tips, lessons learned while helping write m.reddit.com using React.
Brian Terlson discusses the changes in the ES2016 specification process and some of the likely candidates including async functions, SIMD, class property declarations, Typed Objects and more.
Andrew Dunkman explains the basics of Chrome extension development, how to avoid an extension being automatically disabled when performing upgrades, and some unexpected Chrome hooks.
Brad Urani explores the basics of FP, higher-order functions, partial function application, lazy evaluation and persistent data structures, showing how FP style avoids certain classes of bugs.