An impressively low-level article that we hope gives you a good idea about what happens in V8 when it comes to optimization.
A human decides to open a new tab in their favorite web browser and they then google for “cat in a pickle gifs”. What happens next will shock you!
Last month, I was interviewed after delivering a presentation on ECMAScript to an audience in Shenzhen, China. I think it was an entertaining interview, so here’s a transcript.
Let’s take a look at how we can quickly hash out a correct two-factor authentication (2FA) solution for our web applications. First off, let’s work out the …
As it turns out, iterators can be written using generators. This can lead to some interesting use cases.5m 6
There’s an ECMAScript proposal for Observables in the works. In this article we explore the proposal, the API, and look at a few use cases.
Observables in …6m 11
constonly means that the variable will always have a reference to the same object or primitive value, because that reference can’t change.2m 5
Content-Security-Policyheader is a bit frightening — will I break my website if I suddenly start blocking requests for external resources? In this article we go over a gradual approach to adopting CSP.16m 2
When reading a piece of code, others can take cues from these signals in order to better understand what we did. ES6 offers
constas new flavors of variable declaration, are they better signals than
Help your team avoid some bad habits that can drive good teams to write terrible code.8m 5
Another year, another review of how Pony Foo did in its latest twelve months online!6m 1
For the past few days I’ve been working on a data visualization that displays Elasticsearch node distribution across different cloud instances and zones.19m 2
With so many other commitments to deal with, it can be hard to find time to work on side projects. In this article, I discuss the need for carving out a chunk of time to …2m 5
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There’s a proposal in the works to simplify asynchronous iteration even further.
The Asynchronous Iteration proposal is already in stage 2 and being heavily worked …4m 9
This article explores how template literals are strictly better than strings, and how they too should become the new default of a post-ES6 era – over single and double quoted strings.14m 34
The Web Audio API is a very powerful feature available in modern browsers today, boasting a rich set of functionality. In this exploration, we’ll be looking at …14m 2
There’s a number of different ways we can ensure class methods have access to
this. After some controversy on Twitter last week, we quickly go over the most …5m 11
Quite a few challenges have been found with using server-side sessions in modern-day applications. In this post, we’ll identify those challenges and explain how JWT and sessions work in practice.9m 14
This article explains the challenges I went through and how I ended up implementing a two-way synchronization between the web application and a git repository for the articles.12m 2
Writing a great Pull Request takes time. It can be a scary proposition going in. Did I implement something relevant? Will they like my changes? Will the PR meet their expectations? How much scrutiny can I expect?12m 4
A simple guide to getting up and running using Background Sync and Service Workers. Background Sync is a new web API that lets you defer actions until the user has stable connectivity. This makes it great for ensuring that whatever the user wants to send, is actually sent.10m 5
With almost 3000 commits on record, I’m pretty sure that Pony Foo is one of the most, if not the most, over-engineered blogs ever. This article goes over how it all began as a learning experience…34m 7
A couple of weeks ago I had some time in my hands and decided to fix cross-browser rendering issues for Pony Foo. The ensuing bug hunt was a good reminder of just how obnoxious web development can get.16m 13
This article describes my adventures while getting initiated into the Elastic Stack. We’ll be building upon the
elasticsearchindex I’ve set up for search in an earlier post.25m 0
Once the Node.js developer’s victim of choice,
Promisenow enjoys healthy adoption on both sides of the stack, with prominent open-source contributors like @sindresorhus visibly leveraging them.
What’s changed?2m 0
I’ve been experimenting with
elasticsearch– and working at the company behind it for a while – so it only made sense to incorporate it as Pony Foo’s search provider.26m 7