Don't be a-fray-ed of change

Yarn v2 changes migrates codebase from Flow to TypeScript

Last year, Yarn laid out its goals for the future, including plans for an overhauled log system, becoming an API, a switch to TypeScript, and support for plugins and new commands. Now, that vision is fulfilled and the latest version has arrived. Let’s meet Yarn version 2, see the latest changes, and take a look down the road ahead for this JavaScript package manager.

Watch Taylor Krusen's International JavaScript Conference session

Building an OAuth Flow in a Node.js CLI

Sit back and watch this informative session from the International JavaScript Conference. By the end of the talk, you will have a better understanding of how to build an OAuth Flow in a Node.js CLI. This challenging task is made easier with the help of speaker Taylor Krusen, a Developer Evangelist for Dropbox.

Demand and hiring trends

2020 IT skills: what we learned from 213,782 coding tests

The IT job sector is growing and with its growth comes a higher demand for programmers. What skills and programming languages should you focus on? Data from over 213,000 coding tests revealed some IT skills hiring trends to look for in 2020. See what DevSkillers’ data reveals about recent IT trends from 49 different countries.

Salary figures and hiring trends

JavaScript developers average 2020 salaries hits $114,986 in the US

Any JavaScript developer will tell you that a fair salary leads to better work. Despite this, many devs are underpaid, and so they are jumping from job to job. The tech sector has the highest turnover rate, and losing good employees is costing businesses money. What should you be earning? Check out some of the current hiring trends for JavaScript developers in 2020.

Watch Tomek Rudzki's International JavaScript Conference session

How can you make a JavaScript website successful in Google?

We all want to find that SEO magic trick that boosts your Google search engine results. However, did you know that your JavaScript-based website might be holding you back from reaching the top of the list? Find out how to make your JavaScript site a success in this talk.

Interview with Krzysztof Piechowicz

Node.js is Dead – Long live Deno!

Deno is a new runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript, created by Ryan Dahl – the original creator of Node.js. The project is intended to fix design problems in Node.js described in Dahl’s famous talk “10 Things I Regret About Node.js”. We talked to Krzysztof Piechowicz (adesso AG) about the differences between Node.js and Deno. In the iJS video, Piechowicz goes into the topic in more detail and shows what is possible with Deno.

Listening in to 21,000 voices

The State of JavaScript 2019: Developers love React and TypeScript

Time to wrap up the year and take a look at the JavaScript ecosystem. Roughly 11 million developers use JavaScript, and while it’s a tall order to track everyone down and ask them what they love about the language, the State of JavaScript 2019 surveyed over 21,000 JS devs about their favorite frameworks, tools, and features. See what came up on top this year.

Watch Chris Noring's International JavaScript Conference session

Universal Vue applications with Nuxt.js

Discover Nuxt.js, a web app framework based upon Vue.js, Node.js, Webpack, and Bable.js. Create complex and quick universal web apps. In this talk from the International JavaScript Conference, Google Developer Expert Chris Noring will walk you through the Nuxt.js framework and explore its properties.

Watch Krzysztof Piechowicz's International JavaScript Conference session

Deno – a better Node.js?

Deno is a secure JavaScript and TypeScript runtime based on the V8 JavaScript engine and Rust, created by Ryan Dahl. Is it the newest solution? And is it better than Node.js? This International JavaScript Conference session by Krzysztof Piechowicz goes over what Deno fixes in Node.js and how its core features compare.

Watch Joel Lord's International JavaScript Conference session

My browser does what?

Do you know everything your browser is capable of? New Web APIs are added all the time. There are probably plenty of impressive things, especially for mobile devices, that you are unaware of. Watch Red Hat OpenShift’s Joel Lord discuss new API demos at the International JavaScript Conference.

Watch Franziska Hinkelmann's International JavaScript Conference session

Speed, Speed, Speed: JavaScript vs C++ vs WebAssembly

In Node.js, we can use WebAssembly modules and native C++ addons. If your app has performance critical parts, should you stay in JavaScript? Or write a native C++ addon? Or use WebAssembly? Let’s have a look at how these options compare performance wise and which one is best for different workloads. So the next time you need to optimize for speed, you know your options.

Electron is getting ready for a great 2020

Open source framework Electron becomes OpenJS Foundation incubator

Electron is a framework used to build desktop apps with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, and is based on Node.js and Chromium. You might know it from such big names as Discord, Slack, Skype, Trello and Visual Studio Code, to namedrop just a few. Electron has now started the process to join the OpenJS Foundation, the first step of which is to become an incubator project.