Interview with Andrew Henry, software developer for SGT Inc.

Getting started with NASA’s Open MCT framework: Familiarity with JavaScript is required

Developers can now take advantage of NASA’s web-based mission control framework for data visualization on mobile & desktop; they can build dashboards for data analysis and situational awareness using the same tool that NASA uses for some of its spacecraft missions. We talked to Andrew Henry, a software developer for SGT Inc. who works on the Open MCT project at NASA’s Ames Research Center about how to get started with Open MCT, how they rewrote the plugin API so that the framework can be extended without imposing third-party libraries on developers & more.

State of the JavaScript tools universe in review

New users pick Vue over React, report shows

The npm team released a report that presents the state of JavaScript in review for 2018 and gives some predictions for 2019. In this article, we will review some of the highlights, namely the state of JavaScript tooling. Are users satisfied the current state of JavaScript tools? Which tool do they use most?

Overview of the DigitalOcean Currents report

JavaScript dominates open source, Java trails behind

The time has come for another Currents report! The fifth edition of the Currents Report on Developer Trends in the Cloud is here and in order to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the open source movement, it is focused solely on the open source ecosystem. Here, we take a closer look at some of the most interesting highlights.

Watch Sebastian Springer's iJS 2017 session

Web performance – From zero to hero

In order to optimize your webpage, you have to understand the workflows a browser performs in order to display a page on the screen. Nobody likes to wait for web pages to load in the browser so take out your pen and get ready to take some notes from Sebastian Springer on how to use some tools and best practices that will make your life, in terms of performance, easier.