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.

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Devs have spoken – jQuery is here to stay!

After GitHub announced their decision to decouple from jQuery, we had a discussion on whether the museum is calling for this legendary tool. In the poll attached to that article, 429 of you voted and the decision is final: jQuery is here to stay!

Hurry up! Prices go up on Thursday

International JavaScript Conference 2018: Early Bird special offer ends Thursday!

Are your calendars marked for the International JavaScript Conference 2018? If you would like to dive deeper into topics such as DevOps, Angular, React, Node.js, web development and more, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to meet top JavaScript experts. Hurry up, save up to 299€ and get a free tablet; Early Bird offer expires Thursday, September 13.

Watch Geertjan Wielenga's JAX London 2017 session

Finally, Enterprise JavaScript is easy!

Is enterprise JavaScript really that hard? Or is it really usable in the context of enterprise applications and as the basis of front-end browser-based applications? Watch Geertjan Wielenga’s JAX London 2017 session and find out all the answers you need.