#JavaScript Weekly 20150831 – The Best New JavaScript Content of the Week

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Here is a roundup of JavaScript content from this past week ordered by their social sharing volume.  I gather the most shared JavaScript content in Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

“5 Questions Every Unit Test Must Answer — JavaScript Scene”
Every developer knows we should write unit tests in order to prevent defects from being deployed to production.

Publish date: 8/29/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
199 47 74 61

“WebRTC Video Chat in 20 Lines of JavaScript (Part 1)”
WebRTC, so hot right now. If you haven’t heard of it, WebRTC (Web Realtime Communications) is an API that enables peer-to-peer video, audio, and data communication in a web browser with no plugins, frameworks, or applications required.

Publish date: 8/25/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
162 43 15 85

“JavaScript Workflow Automation Using Grunt and Gulp – Tuts+ Code Tutorial”

Publish date: 8/27/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
152 29 24 8

“Creating a Web App From Scratch Using AngularJS and Firebase: Part 8 – Tuts+ Code Tutorial”
In the previous part of this tutorial series, we added the Ladda loading indicator into our application to make it more interactive. We also saw how to filter the data result while fetching data from firebase. In this part of the tutorial, we’ll add the logout functionality and fix a couple of issues.

Publish date: 8/29/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
146 21 23 3

“Creating your own browser with HTML and JavaScript”
Over the past several months, we have made numerous improvements to the Microsoft Edge rendering engine (Microsoft EdgeHTML), focusing on interoperability with modern browsers and compliance with new and emerging standards. In addition to powering Microsoft Edge, EdgeHTML is also available for all Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps via the WebView control. Today we would like to demonstrate how the WebView control can be used to create your own browser in Windows 10.

Publish date: 8/27/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
295 127 20 8

“Build a Clock in 18 Lines of JavaScript with no Dependencies”
Basic Clock: Count down to a Specific Date or Time

Publish date: 8/26/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
159 24 14 4

“Firefox 40: Profiling JavaScript Performance and More”
Firefox 40 comes with some powerful new tools and interesting shifts in strategy. Read on for the biggest changes in Firefox and what they mean for you.

Publish date: 8/25/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
160 213 11 9

“Material Design Hierarchical Display jQuery plugin”
Material Design Hierarchical Display is the jQuery plugin for hierarchical display animation effect.

Publish date: 8/25/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
10 14 0 12

“The 10 Most Fascinating jQuery Grids”
jQuery is usually the first choice for most people who want to dip their feet in JavaScript programming as it provides an easy method to select HTML elements and manipulate the DOM. jQuery is wildly popular, according to the recent stats of W3Techs, “jQuery is used by 95.4% of all the websites whose JavaScript library we know.”

Publish date: 8/26/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
132 62 8 2

“Simple Slider with jQuery”
A tutorial about creating simple slider with jQuery and CSS.

Publish date: 8/29/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
9 6 0 8

“Pivot a JavaScript Array: Convert a Column to a Row – TechBrij”
Sometimes we need to convert a column to row in JavaScript array.

Publish date: 8/29/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
3 25 7 14

“Facebook’s Relay: A JavaScript Framework That Gives React a Larger Scope – The New Stack”
The long anticipated Relay JavaScript UI Framework for React came out recently. In case you haven’t heard of it, React is a JavaScript library released by Facebook as a new approach to creating user interfaces. While popular JavaScript frameworks such as Angular and Ember have taken a more “batteries included” approach to their design — including everything from HTTP libraries to UI routers — React was decidedly more minimal in its approach. Relay is a JavaScript framework for building data-driven React applications.

Publish date: 8/30/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
28 7 10 2

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