Watch Phil Hawksworth's International JavaScript Conference session

Are you being servered? – exploring a serverless web

“JAMstack” is an emerging term which describes an approach to architecting and delivering sites as pre-rendered assets, and where necessary, enhancing them with JavaScript and services via APIs. Explore this approach and the serverless web with Netlify’s Phil Hawksworth, co-author of “Modern Web Development on the JAMstack” (O’Reilly, 2019).

Pack it up, pack it in

Experimental JavaScript bundler and minifier uses Go for speed

JavaScript bundling can take a long time, but does it have to be that way? Created as a hobby project, esbuild shows that JS bundling does not have to be so slow. Let’s take a look at this project, how its benchmark results compare, see how it works, as well as check up on webpack and what is on the agenda for the long-awaited arrival of Webpack 5.

Overhauling the framework

Ionic 5: Develop cross-platform apps with new, custom animations

The Ionic framework creates cross-platform applications, all with a small memory footprint and AOT compiling. The latest major version, Ionic 5, upgrades the framework with new component designs for iOS and Android, a new animations API, overhauled icons, new starter designments, and improved component customization.

Watch Anastasiia Miroshnichenko's International JavaScript Conference session

WebAR: The augmented reality for your browser

What is the next step for augmented reality? WebAR brings extended reality to the web. In this talk, you will learn about Three.js, Mozilla’s A-Frame, and Apple’s AR Quick Look. Take a trip and discover a new emerging field of dynamic web development.

Learn about the latest JavaScript trends

International JavaScript Conference London 2020 early bird offer ends February 13

International JavaScript Conference London 2020 will take place from April 20 to 22. More than 40 international speakers will present their expertise in sessions, keynotes and workshops, and provide insight into the latest trends and technologies. Those who register by February 13 can benefit from a special early bird rate and receive a PlayStation Classic Mini or C64 Mini for free with their ticket.

Watch Manfred Steyer's International JavaScript Conference session

Angular 9 – The Future of Angular with Ivy

Angular 9 was released just last week, and it has the long-anticipated compiler Ivy on board. It reduces bundle size, but that’s not all. Ivy has great potential for the future of Angular! In this talk at International JavaScript Conference, Manfred Steyer explains what is possible with Ivy.

Explore minty fresh features

Mint programming language is an alternative to JavaScript for writing single page apps

Mint is a new programming language created in order to make writing single page applications (SPAs) easy, with fast, maintainable, readable code. Developed as an alternative to JavaScript, it includes built-in features similar to React, Redux, npm, Prettier, and Enzyme. View some of the language’s features that set it apart from JavaScript and give it a try in the sandbox.

Most clicked news

Top 10 Java stories of January: DevOps, Java & IT skills predictions for 2020, Microsoft Blazor and more

We are still getting used to writing 2020, and suddenly it’s February—which means it’s time for our monthly recap once again. In January, we looked back at what happened in 2019 and made some predictions for the new year, from the most popular programming languages to relevant IT skills and DevOps. Here are our top 10 most clicked articles of the month.

International developer insights

Coding bootcamps & YouTube: Developers in 2020 learn via non-traditional methods

The typical developer is changing with increasingly varied and non-traditional ways to learn how to code, such as videos, self-guided lessons, and coding bootcamps. Are they useful? This study by HackerRank says yes! Follow the current trends in development, see what language developers around the world hope to learn in 2020, and what job role is the most in-demand.

Our favorite GitHub repos

The trendy five: Starting the new year with the best GitHub repos from January 2020

It’s that time of the month again, time to browse the GitHub trending page and pick the best, coolest, or most impressive open source projects for the month. In January 2020, we saw some self-published books on GitHub that dive deep into JavaScript, a new programming language brought to you by an MIT CSAIL Ph.D. student, an interactive tool for creating diagrams with a hand-drawn twist, and more.

Watch Chris Noring's International JavaScript Conference session

Angular Schematics – The unknown hero

Behind every great tool is a great library. Schematics is the unknown hero behind Angular CLI and also some upgrade tools. Ever wondered how scaffolding a component really happens or how you could insert some code in just the right place in the code file? Wonder no more. Watch Chris Noring’s International JavaScript Conference session about Angular.

Watch Christian Liebel's International JavaScript Conference

Advanced Progressive Web Apps: Push notifications under control

Progressive Web Apps (PWA) are used more than ever, as more and more people access the Internet primarily with their smartphones. This session by Christian Liebel from the International JavaScript Conference discusses how to create push notifications for a PWA using the Push API. Make your website feel like a real app using some helpful libraries.