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88. Is JavaScript The Most Used Programming Language On Earth? - Lately in JavaScript podcast episode 65

Posted on: 2016-04-21

A recent survey carried by StackOverflow confirmed that JavaScript is the most commonly useg programming language in the World. Whether that is true or not, was the main topic discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins in the episode 65 of the Lately in JavaScript podcast.

They also talked about a JavaScript library to build 3D applications without WebGL nor Three.js, pausing animated GIFs, the polemic around ubpublishing packages from NPM, JavaScript speech recognition with dedicated browser APIs, fast migration of Web sites to mobile, among other topics.

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87. Gun.js: the GIT for Distributed NoSQL Databases - Lately in JavaScript podcast episode 64

Posted on: 2016-03-23

Imagine a NoSQL database that can work in a distributed way like Git, so if you lose the main database in the server, you can recover it from copy running on your Web browser. That database exists, it was developed by Mark Nadal and his team, and it is called Gun.js.

The live demo of Gun.js and the interview Mark Nadal gave to Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins was the main topic main topics discussed in the episode 64 of the Lately in JavaScript podcast.

They also talked about the features of EcmaScript 2017, creating single page apps with WordPress and Angular.js, the fatigue caused by the discussions about JavaScript fatigue, Chrome Debugging on Visual Studio Code IDE, among other topics.

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85. How HTTP 2 will Affect JavaScript Applications - Lately in JavaScript podcast episode 63

Posted on: 2016-02-25

Many applications Web applications bundle many files packed in a single file to make the delivery of those files require less connections. That is the case of CSS sprites or even combined JavaScript files.

However HTTP 2 makes that practice obsolete because it already multiplexes requests, so they only take a single connection to the server.

That was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins in the episode 63 of the Lately in JavaScript podcast.

They also talked about how ParallelJS library simples creating applications using worker threads, the present and future of jQuery after the 10th anniversary, creting WebGL games based on Unity and JavaScript, what is isomorphic JavaScript and its benefits, etc..

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84. Doing JavaScript Background Tasks using Service Workers - Lately in JavaScript podcast episode 62

Posted on: 2016-01-25

Service Workers are Worker tasks that can run in the background even after the the browser tab that started them was closed.

The availability of Service Workers in Chrome was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins in the episode 62 of the Lately in JavaScript podcast.

They also talked about the state of the Internet of the Things JavaScript support in 2015, the results of a JavaScript Developer survey, top must see JavaScript developer tools, Facebook ditching Flash for HTML 5 to play videos, and a light saber game that uses your mobile phone as controller.

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83. Is Wordpress Switching PHP for JavaScript? - Lately in JavaScript podcast episode 61

Posted on: 2015-12-11

The recent announcement of the Calypso project for Wordpress that is based on Node.js and React.js libraries raised some concerns that Wordpress is switching to the JavaScript language.

This was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins in the episode 61 of the Lately in JavaScript podcast.

They also talked Adobe stopping to produce tools for Flash applications in favor of HTML5 and JavaScript solutions, a new standard API to access Bluetooth devices from HTML5 and JavaScript pages, Firefox marking login forms as insecure if they are processed via non-HTTPS pages, among other JavaScript related topics of interest.

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82. How Web Assembly Will Allow Compiling JavaScript or Any Language to Portable Binaries - Lately in JavaScript podcast episode 60

Posted on: 2015-11-13

The Web Assembly specification is being prepared to allow compiling JavaScript or any language to portable browser independent binaries. This was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins in the episode 60 of the Lately in JavaScript podcast.

They also talked about how to easily implement copy and paste functions in browsers without using Flash, how much slower JavaScript runs in Android when compared to iOS, programmer friendly asynchronous programming with async and await is coming to the next browsers, extended JSON that supports closure function types with LJSON, etc..

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81. Impressive JavaScript Computer Vision with Tracking.js - Lately in JavaScript podcast episode 59

Posted on: 2015-10-16

Tracking.js is a library that implements computer vision functions like OpenCV but all in JavaScript on the browser. The capabilities and demos of this impressive library were one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins in the episode 59 of the Lately in JavaScript podcast.

They also talked about JavaScript Webm Encoding library, Netflix Falcor library, security problems of single page applications, Node.js 4.1.0 release, viewing high resolution images on the browser using OpenSeadragon, etc..

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80. Take the Most of the Browser While the User is Idle - Lately in JavaScript podcast episode 58

Posted on: 2015-09-30

The newest version of Chrome (version 46) introduced a new callback function that allows JavaScript developers to execute background code while the user is idle (for instance reading an article). This feature opens new opportunities for applications to do some creative things.

This is one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins that received Artem Salpagarov from Countly in the episode 58 of the Lately in JavaScript podcast.

They also talked about the frontend testing with CasperJS, building MVC applications without HTML Templates using Mithril, Node.js 4.0 released as a merge with io.js among other interesting JavaScript discussions.

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79. The Fetch API to Succeed AJAX (XMLHTTPRequest) - Lately in JavaScript podcast episode 57

Posted on: 2015-08-28

A new standard API named Fetch is being specified with the goal to provide a access to remote resources in a way that is more standardized across browsers than XMLHttpRequest (AKA AJAX).

This was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins in the episode 57 of the Lately in JavaScript podcast.

They also talked about the performance of the current EcmaScript 6 implementations, the top popular JavaScript libraries, the future of the adoption of Web components, JavaScript framework fatigue, Bower versus NPM, among other JavaScript topics.

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78. Can WebAssembly Make JavaScript Applications As Fast as Compiled Applications? - Lately in JavaScript podcast episode 56

Posted on: 2015-07-24

The recent effort to create a specification for a WebAssembly language will allow JavaScript to be compiled to a sort of a lower level assembly language that can eventually run much faster than the original JavaScript code.

This was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins in the episode 56 of the Lately in JavaScript podcast.

They also talked making music on the Web with the recent Web MIDI API, making API generate more compact responses based on the JSON API specification, creating CSS styles with the JavaScript Object to CSS compiler project, using the $ of jQuery without jQuery, the beta release of Node Package Manager (NPM) 3.0, and the advances of EcmaScript 6 implementations that may make JavaScript provide more interesting features for Web development than PHP.

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