Frontend Weekly - Issue 183 - Jan 1st 2020

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JavaScript is coming to eat you

In just the last 5 years, the landscape has shifted dramatically in ways that are fundamentally changing how and what we build.

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Code decode: Newer challenges for professional coders

If in an earlier era it would suffice to go deep into one language, now they need to go wide as well.

How to write Javascript in Rails 6 | Webpacker, Yarn and Sprockets

Do you feel lost with all the changes related to assets and Javascript? Npm, Babel, ES6, Yarn, Webpack, Webpacker, Sprockets, do they all look like complete strangers to you? Read on.

Catching Asynchronous Errors in React using Error Boundaries

Error boundaries are React components that catch JavaScript errors anywhere in their child component tree, log those errors, and display a fallback UI instead of the component tree that crashed.

Adding Search to a Full-Stack React Application

Using custom hooks to implement a debounced search feature.

Tools & Code

How to get currently running function name using JavaScript?

Great approaches and useful examples on how to get currently running function name using JavaScript.


Simplify JavaScript Promises

Promises make your code concise and simple, resulting in easier to understand codebases.

JavaScript Objects

Everything in JavaScript excluding numbers, strings, booleans ( true and false ), null , and undefined are objects under the hood.

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Frontend Weekly - Issue 183 - Jan 1st 2020