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Responsible JavaScript: Part I – A List Apart
A good argument for not getting carried away with javscript. Advises building on the platform provided by the browser, not sacrificing accessibility, and not ignoring the implications of slow connections or devices.
javascript  css  programming 
april 2019 by brentfarwick
Seva Zaikov - Node.js Fundamentals: Web Server Without Dependencies
This looks like an excellent tutorial. It's not gunked up with dependencies.
node  node_js  programming  javascript  basics  tutorial 
december 2018 by brentfarwick
Seva Zaikov - Javascript Fundamentals: `this` keyword
Looks very interesting. It's surprising at times. I'm a bit rusty on this though.

Explains where the 'this' is going to come from in various contexts -- the nearest object having a 'this' that meets the criteria.
javascript  programming  this 
august 2018 by brentfarwick
Matter.js tutorial for the absolute JS beginner
Says you can use it even if you're a very green beginner. Looks fun.

It's a physics engine written in javascript. Beginners can animate stuff realistically.
javascript  graphics  physics  programming 
august 2018 by brentfarwick
Spice up your JavaScript – Riccardo Odone – Medium
Simple curry examples. Haven't read it all yet. It seems like a clean explain.
javascript  functional  curry  explain 
june 2018 by brentfarwick
Edit fiddle - JSFiddle
This is actually kind of impressive. Of course the hard work is the markdown compiler that gets imported. And I've forgotten what lodash is. And this was on a vue.js.org demo page, but I don't see vue in the code here, so I think the idea on the vue page is to demonstrate how easy it is to import this.
markdown  live  editor  javascript 
june 2018 by brentfarwick
Modern JavaScript Explained For Dinosaurs – Node.js Collection – Medium
Very good walkthrough from the old days of just sourcing a script to all the new package management stuff.
javascript  programming  node  npm  tutorial  goodstuff 
january 2018 by brentfarwick
What every JavaScript developer should know about Unicode
This is so very good. Just a really nice unicode walkthrough. This guy is a great teacher.
unicode  javascript  explain  goodstuff  html 
november 2017 by brentfarwick
Plain JavaScript - Functions and Helpers
Does the kinds of stuff jQuery does, but in plain JS.
javascript  utility  functions 
september 2017 by brentfarwick
Currying vs Partial Application
Looks to be a pretty clear explanation of currying and partial functions.
javascript  functional  programming  curry  partial  application 
september 2017 by brentfarwick
Show HN: Make Medium Readable Again | Hacker News
Good discussion of how to improve your browsing experience. Things like drop-down banners on scroll-up. Videos that shift on-screen position as you scroll, etc.
adblock  readability  userstyles  noscript  javascript 
august 2017 by brentfarwick
Node.js Raw Mode with Keystrokes
reading raw keypress codes in a node.js script

Sounds like the kind of thing you might be interested in.
node_js  javascript  programming  keypress 
august 2017 by brentfarwick
Dijkstra was right — recursion should not be difficult
Some philosophy about how to approach recursion. Don't try to visualize every step, that's for sure. Plenty of recursion examples. You should learn.
programming  javascript  recursion  goodstuff 
august 2017 by brentfarwick
Javascript Closures
Appears to be an in-depth explanation of closures in javascript.
javascript  closures  programming 
august 2017 by brentfarwick
The Road to learn React - RWieruch
React without the clutter--i.e. it doesn't pull in unnecessary stuff that so often confuses. You build actual react apps.
react  javascript  es5  es6  goodstuff 
july 2017 by brentfarwick
GitHub - deniskyashif/ssfst: Subsequential Transducer for Efficient "Dictionary-Based" Text Rewriting
This kind of looks like it does what sed does but there are apparently differences. It has a fancy name, and for some reason, though I barely skimmed it, it had a useful vibe about it.
text  replacement  programming  javascript 
july 2017 by brentfarwick
Introduction to JavaScript Pop-up Windows | Dr Dobb's
popup windows in javascript
from Dr.Dobbs Journal

old 2002, but good
javascript  popup  window  drdobbs  html 
may 2017 by brentfarwick
JuxtaposeJS
Vertical slider allows before/after image juxtaposition or image overlay with reveal
javascript  juxtapose  slider  goodstuff  programming  image  overlay 
may 2017 by brentfarwick
Window.open() - Web APIs | MDN
very nice description of the window.open method or whatever it's called.
javascript  MDN  window  open  reference 
april 2017 by brentfarwick
CoffeeScript
Coffeescript with documentation on same page. I'm a fan of straight javascript but this looks pretty good. Version 2.0
coffeescript  javascript  docs  download 
april 2017 by brentfarwick
freeCodeCamp - YouTube goodstuff
lots of programming videos. Lots of javascript, but plenty of other stuff too, including git.
code  learn  javascript  programming  git  goodstuff  operating  system  networking 
april 2017 by brentfarwick

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