ES modules in Node.js: The status quo

Nearly every programming language provides the ability to split the code that makes up a program into multiple files. The #include directive is used for this purpose in C and C ++, while Java and Python have the import keyword. JavaScript was one of the few exceptions up till now, but the new JavaScript standard (ECMAScript 6) changes this by introducing so-called ECMAScript modules. All major browsers already support this new standard – only Node.js seems to be lagging behind. Why is that?

Dive deeper into your data

Create interactive data-exploration tools and web apps with Python in Panel

Python continues to be the language of choice for all things scientific. Panel is a new open source high-level library for creating ways of showing off scientific data. It supports popular Python plotting libraries such as Bokeh, Matplotlib, and Datashader for data visualization. Create reactive objects with Panel and compose plots, tables, and more.

The new JavaScript framework

Tutorial: NestJS for Node.js applications

By now, Node.js isn’t a small-time-player anymore when it comes to backend technology. However, the acceptance and distribution of the platform have only increased in recent years, so that more and more developers have to approach this technology. Node.js’ lightweight character is its biggest advantage, but nothing comes drawback-free. Sebastian Springer and Khaled Labidi explain more in this tutorial.

Large-scale data analytics made easy

Ditch the old way and create better analytics in JavaScript with Cube.js

When building tools for your business or analytics for customers, do you face problems with infrastructure maintenance? Cube.js makes it so that customizable JavaScript powered analytics are just a few lines of code away. Now, more than ever, there are plenty of helpful tutorials to get you up and running with better visualization.

Overtaking JavaScript's number one position

Python crowned as most questioned language on StackOverflow

We love StackOverflow, even if sometimes our questions are left unanswered. A recent study showed that Python is now the most questioned about language on StackOverflow. Previous the crown belonged to JavaScript. What are developers getting stuck on and turning to the Internet for answers?

Learn JavaScript anywhere, any time

Take your JavaScript learning beyond the classroom with these fun tools!

After a long winter, spring is finally here, so why not take your learning outside the classroom? Prop your laptop up on the beach and get some fresh air, while studying up on your JavaScript. Today we are highlighting some of the fun and user-friendly tools available for brushing up on JavaScript, preparing for interviews, or just learning a few new concepts.

Security profiles for Java, JavaScript, Python and PHP

Which programming language is the most secure? High security vulnerabilities for Java have declined since 2015

Time to put languages to the test. Which programming languages are the most secure and which have dents in their armor? A report from WhiteSource examined security vulnerabilities in some of the most popular programming languages and looked at the trends of high security vulnerabilities over the years.

Overview of the 2019 State of Vue.js report

What’s in store for Vue.js?

The latest version of the State of Vue.js report is live and it brings some valuable insights into the state of the Vue ecosystem as well as what the team has in store for the future. Let’s have a closer look.