Create React App 2.0, the next Vue.js, and lots of VS Code goodies

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A Beginner’s Guide to JavaScript Prototypes — It’s aimed at beginners but this guide is really extensive and packed with examples, so it’s worth a skim unless you’re Kyle Simpson or something 🙂

Tyler McGinnis

Plans for the Next Iteration of Vue.js — The creator of Vue.js, a popular alternative to things like React and Angular, gives a ‘brief sneak peek’ at what’s coming in the next major version of Vue, Vue 3.0.

Evan You

Accurately Locate Users By IP Address — Use our fast IP Geolocation API to reliably locate users, personalize content, analyze traffic, enrich forms, target ads, enforce GDPR compliance, perform redirections, prevent trial abuse, block certain countries and more. Get started with a free API key.


‘Goodbye’ JavaScript, Hello WebAssembly — It’s not been pushed to its full potential yet, but WebAssembly (a binary instruction format that compilers can target to run code fast in the browser) opens up a lot of potential for the Web, though, as Ed notes, JavaScript continues to have a role to play.

Ed Charbeneau

📘 Tutorials and Opinions

Working with Babel 7 and Webpack — Goes through setting up a project with Webpack and Babel 7, highlighting the basics of Babel plus some cool features of what it can do with your code.

Jan D’Hollander

🔧 Code and Tools

Husky: Git Hooks Made Easy — Prevent bad commits, pushes, etc. by running tests or more automatically. 1.0, now just out, is a complete rewrite in TypeScript.


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