JSK Weekly - May 10, 2023

Keen to get started with Node.js? Node is an environment in which you can run JavaScript code "Outside the web browser". Node be like – "Hey y'all, you give your JS code to me and I'll run it". It uses Google's V8 Engine to convert the JavaScript code to Machine Code. Check out Krish Jaiswal's "How to Get Started with NodeJS – a Handbook for Beginners" for the low-down.

Other popular stories this week include "What’s New in 2022 Volume 3: Essential JS 2" on Syncfusion, Lloyd Atkinson's "Favour TypeScript Types Over Interfaces" and "Node.js Health Checks and Overload Protection" on Bits and Pieces.


5 Ways to Speed Up Frontend Development

No matter what people say, frontend development is a complex process that requires a lot of time and effort. With the growing demand for web applications and the increasing competition in the digital market, it is crucial to speed up the frontend development process while maintaining quality.

Authored by: Bit

What’s New in 2022 Volume 3: Essential JS 2

Syncfusion has delivered the third release of 2022, packed with a new set of components and cool features. The Essential Studio 2022 Volume 3 release is now available for download!

Authored by: Syncfusion

11 Ridiculous NPM Packages I Wish Didn't Exist

The Node Package Manager (npm) is very open about what packages you can publish or not. Over the years there are some awesome packages that we all want and love. But today we won't look into that. We will see some ridiculous npm packages and try to understand why they exist in the first place.

Authored by: Mohammad Faisal


Learning JavaScript With Imagination

This is the story of how one little octopus, explaining one beginner's concept, carried such weight and power for Kylo that it drove his work and led him to research something that is really quite silly. And yet, it transformed how he learned to write - and finally understand - JavaScript.

Authored by: Smashing Magazine

A Comprehensive Guide to Converting Images to Base64 with JavaScript

Explaining how to convert Image to Base64 and discussing use cases, techniques, and some Functional Examples in simple terms. Hello Developers 👋,Converting images to Base64 is a technique that allows you to embed images in your HTML or CSS files without having to store the image as a separate file.

Authored by: Tushar Kanjariya

Mutability vs Immutability in JavaScript - Explained with Code Examples

In JavaScript, different data types have different behaviors and locations in memory. So to reduce the chances of having bugs in your code, you need to understand the concept of mutability and immutability in JavaScript. Mutability refers to data types that can be accessed and changed after they've been created

Authored by: CN

What is the Nullish Coalescing Operator in JavaScript, and how is it useful

The Nullish Coalescing Operator is a new logical operator in JavaScript introduced in ES 2020. In this article, we'll understand how this operator works. There are over four logical operators in JavaScript: the AND &&, OR ||, NOT !, and the Nullish Coalescing Operator ??. Sometimes called the Nullish Operator,

Authored by: Dillion Megida 🚀


Favour TypeScript Types Over Interfaces

TypeScript has two very similar features: types and interfaces. I strongly prefer types as they feel more natural in TypeScript, and this is why I think you might too.

Authored by: Lloyd


Join the Angular v16/17 Development:- Discover How to Collaborate with the Angular Team!

The official Signals RFC has ended. But do you know what RFC is? Many people don't! I recently got involved in the process of releasing a new version of Angular. In the past, I didn't get involved because I didn't know much about it. I didn't follow the process and barely talked with the community.

Authored by: Bit

On Starting A Side-Project: Hotwire vs. Angular

For the last few months, I've been digging into the Hotwire framework. I was initially drawn to Hotwire on its promise of allowing me to build a SPA (Single-Page Application)-like experience using an MPA (Multi-Page Application); and, to do so with less effort.

Authored by: Ben Nadel

The Cardinal Sin of Angular: Using Functions Instead of Pipes

As developers, we are always looking for ways to optimize our projects and ensure they run smoothly. In Angular, one common mistake that can lead to suboptimal performance is using functions instead of pipes in views. In this article, we will discuss the consequences of committing this cardinal sin, and show examples of how frequently functions and pipes are called in views.

Authored by: Bit


How to Create and Customize Area Chart using React Recharts

In this comprehensive tutorial, we will learn how to build an Area chart, and Stacked area chart React js. To design the area chart in React we will use the Recharts and Bootstrap libraries.

Authored by: Digamber Singh


How to Get Started with NodeJS - a Handbook for Beginners

Hello folks! 👋 Over the past couple weeks, I have been learning about Node.js. So I decided to share my learnings with you here. 👨‍💻 In this tutorial, we'll take a high-level look at Node.js [https://twitter.com/nodejs] - what it is, and what can you do with it. We will

Authored by: Krish

Node.js Health Checks and Overload Protection

One of the essential parts of server-side development is to keep servers in a stable condition and not allow overloading operations to happen as they can crash the servers. I will explain "Health Checks" and "Overload Protection" in this article. Also, I will show solutions for some problems and guidelines on how to do that.

Authored by: Bit

Getting Started with a New Lit Project in 2023

The first thing we gotta do is create the project. We'll be building a simple ToDo app with 3 components: The actual application wrapper. This component will have a form with a single input field and a button. When we hit the button, a new element will be added to an internal list, and that list will be passed to the component.

Authored by: Bit