Glossary of Modern JavaScript Concepts

Don’t know what the difference between stateful and stateless is, or what higher order functions are? On the auth0.com site Sebastián Peyrott explains these terms and other modern JavaScript concepts. Modern JavaScript has experienced massive proliferation over recent years and shows no signs of slowing. Numerous concepts appearing in JS blogs and documentation are still […]

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Dealing With Templates in Vue.js 2.0

Sebastian De Deyne, my colleague at Spatie, wrote a very nice overview of all different methods in Vue to define a template. This article isn’t about Vue’s template syntax, but about where and how to define your templates. I wrote this because at the time of writing there aren’t really resources that consolidate all the […]

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Human Readable AJAX Requests

Zach Silveira made a new JavaScript library that aims to make ajax requests much more readable. Under the hood template literals are used. Anyone familiar with HTTP requests knows what each line in chrome’s network tab means. It’s too bad we can’t copy and paste this into our code and do that exact request….. But […]

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Stupid ES6 tricks

Emil Ong shares some cool ways you can leverage ES6. Here are a few ES6 techniques that aren’t really tricks, just exploiting some of the new syntax either to reduce code, improve readability, or possibly just have fun. I’m planning on collecting more here, so please feel free to bookmark and check back every once […]

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Beyond Console Debugging Tricks

Daniel Reis shows some alternatives for the best known form of debugging JavaScript console.log. I don’t consider myself a nitpicker. That’s only true, and it’s all fine and dandy… until I find a console.log() that someone forgot to remove from the JavaScript code. And if we’re talking about debugger statements… all hell breaks loose! … […]

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Fun with JavaScript and emoji

Did you know you can, in JavaScript loop over certain emoji’s? You can also combine some emoji’s. Cool stuff! https://www.bram.us/2016/08/27/fun-with-javascript-and-emoji/ Freek Van der Herten Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and […]

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Changing live audio with JavaScript

In this talk Sam Bellen demonstrates how to use JavaScript’s web-audio-api to transform audio in realtime. Presentations with guitars are cool. Love the Metz t-shirt. Freek Van der Herten Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he […]

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