Tag Archives: javascript

Learning iOS’s Swift, for JavaScripters

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I recently blitzed through the Treehouse Swift course (referral link) and was quite a bit surprised at how familiar it was writing Swift as a person who mostly writes JavaScript. You can probably skip this post and read through the X in Y minutes for Swift to believe me, but here are the larger points I noticed. […]

Tickets for LibertyJS are live!

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Tickets are on sale for our humble JavaScript fest, LibertyJS. Tickets are on sale now, at $10 or $15 depending on if you choose to attend a workshop. What’s LibertyJS? James and I (well, a bit more me) had a dream of having a fantastic summer event, which is a slow time for the meetup […]

Jest from Facebook: Automagical mocking for tests if you’re into that sort of thing

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Recently, I messed with Jest, a new testing tool from Facebook’s open source machine to see what’s up about it (thanks for the poke, Linda!) Unfortunately their “getting started” has more in common with my favorite “how programming textbooks are” comic than I’d like, as the getting started example simply shows how to write a […]

More in front-end performance: surfnperf

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Last week I wrote about learning more about front-end performance, this week I’m happy to share that my colleague John has released the library that we use to do such measurements. It’s also published on npm, if you love you some node package manager. I asked if John would wear a Hawaiian shirt when he […]