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JavaScript provides the world with a powerful way to build interactivity into any application. With an ever growing world-wide web, there’s never been a better time to keep up with JavaScript news, announcements and updates. Our JavaScript news is written by developers, for developers.

4 key findings from The State of JavaScript 2018 developer survey

Three JavaScript developers surveyed over 20,000 JavaScript developers to find out what’s happening within the language and its huge ecosystem. From usage to satisfaction...

Packt’s GitHub portal hits 2,000 repositories

Now for some personal news: Packt has passed 2000 repositories on GitHub. This milestone, which has taken significant effort from some of the Packt...

Browser based Visualization made easy with the new P5.js

Web visualization has been one of the most interesting themes to have emerged in the last 4-5 years. It allows developers to create interesting...

Angular 6.1.0 is here!

Version 6.1.0 of the popular JavaScript framework Angular is here. The latest version released yesterday mainly focuses on bug fixes, new features, and support...

Spotify has “one of the most intricate uses of JavaScript in...

A former Spotify engineer, Mattias Peter Johansson, has outlined how the music streaming platform uses JavaScript on it's desktop application. It's complicated and, according...

GitHub has added security alerts for Python

At the end of 2017 GitHub announced the launch of its 'security alerts' feature for vulnerable Ruby and JavaScript packages. With the feature proving...

Google announces beta release of V8 Engine 6.8

A beta version of V8 6.8 was announced by Google a few days ago. This release contains a lot of exciting new features such...

What security and systems specialists are planning to learn in 2018

Developers are always on the verge of learning something new, which can add on to their skill and their experience. Organizations such as Red...

Meteor 1.7 released with modern and legacy browser support

Meteor 1.7 released to support both modern as well as legacy browsers that will keep themselves updated as and when new features arrive. It...

Typescript 2.9 release candidate is here

The release candidate for Typescript 2.9 is here! Typescript is an open-source programming language which adds optional static typing to Javascript. Let’s jump into...