JavaScript tutorial: Higher-order functions

JavaScript tutorial: Higher-order functions

‘Higher-order functions’ is a fancy term for functions that take other functions as arguments or that return functions. Very powerful!

04/18/2019

JavaScript memoization: Handy functional programming

JavaScript memoization: Handy functional programming

Memoization is a neat functional programming trick you can use to speed up expensive calculations

04/11/2019

JavaScript autocomplete is better with TabNine

JavaScript autocomplete is better with TabNine

The AI-driven TabNine autocompleter is like your best friend that finishes your sentences—in any language

04/04/2019

JavaScript dapps: Decentralized lists with Blockstack

JavaScript dapps: Decentralized lists with Blockstack

File-based persistence in decentralized apps requires us to rethink how we store data

03/21/2019

JavaScript dapps: Using decentralized storage in Blockstack

JavaScript dapps: Using decentralized storage in Blockstack

Blockstack.js gives users full control of their application data in fewer than 10 lines of code

03/14/2019

JavaScript dapps: User authentication with Blockstack

JavaScript dapps: User authentication with Blockstack

Take advantage of blockstack.js and blockchain to unlock decentralized authentication and authorization in 10 minutes

03/07/2019

JavaScript dapps: Build decentralized apps with Blockstack

JavaScript dapps: Build decentralized apps with Blockstack

Blockstack demystifies app development on the blockchain, providing the tools and network that put users in full control of their data

02/28/2019

JavaScript tutorial: Build and publish NPM packages in a pinch

JavaScript tutorial: Build and publish NPM packages in a pinch

With @pika/pack, you can automatically optimize for ES2018, Node.js, web, and build types with minimal configuration

02/21/2019

Parcel bundler: Production builds and best practices

Parcel bundler: Production builds and best practices

You’ll need to add a little configuration, but it’s a small price to pay for super-smooth app bundling

02/14/2019

Parcel bundler: Testing Parcel’s asset support

Parcel bundler: Testing Parcel’s asset support

Can Parcel live up to my first impression for heavier loads? Let’s try bundling JSON, YAML, CSS, LESS, React, and Elm

02/07/2019

Parcel bundler: Like Webpack but effortless

Parcel bundler: Like Webpack but effortless

Could Parcel cure my project bootstrapping anxiety? So far, so good!

01/31/2019

JavaScript tutorial: Using repeatable randomness with P5.js

JavaScript tutorial: Using repeatable randomness with P5.js

With repeatable randomness, we can take advantage of happy accidents when generating art—and preserve the results

01/24/2019

JavaScript tutorial: Create a watercolor edge with P5.js

JavaScript tutorial: Create a watercolor edge with P5.js

To paint a watercolor in JavaScript, we need paper, water, and ink. Step two is the ink edge color.

01/17/2019

JavaScript tutorial: Create a textured paper background with P5.js

JavaScript tutorial: Create a textured paper background with P5.js

To paint a watercolor in JavaScript, we need paper, water, and ink. Step one is paper.

01/10/2019

JavaScript tutorial: Get started with generative art and P5.js

JavaScript tutorial: Get started with generative art and P5.js

Do you want to create art with code? P5.js brings the Processing software sketchbook to JavaScript

01/03/2019

JavaScript promises: 3 gotchas and tricks to avoid them

JavaScript promises: 3 gotchas and tricks to avoid them

Promises, handlers, and chains are hardly straightforward. Follow these tips to keep your code clean and simple

12/20/2018

Asynchronous JavaScript: How to use async and await

Asynchronous JavaScript: How to use async and await

Using async and await makes for more readable and maintainable asynchronous code, but does have downsides

12/13/2018

Asynchronous JavaScript: Callbacks and promises explained

Asynchronous JavaScript: Callbacks and promises explained

While callbacks work fine for handling asynchronous code, promises are cleaner and more flexible

11/29/2018

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