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TWiW|23.9.18 #39

This week we take a look at creating decentralised organisations, how and why you should generate your test coverage reports using v8, what you should consider when choosing a JS library and more!

 

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JavaScript

Rethinking JavaScript test coverage

By Benjamin Coe
Tools like Istanbul produce a test coverage report, but did you know it uses a hack to do it? Benjamin Coe, the lead maintainer gives us some background on the issues with this and why you should be using the v8 coverage from Node.
Decentralised Web

Creating decentralised organizations with Aragon

By Luis Cuende
Aragon allows for the creation of decentralised organizations, Luis Cuende breaks down the core stack and walks us through creating a simple application that is deployed via the IPFS.
The 12 things you need to consider when evaluating any new JavaScript library
JavaScript

The 12 things you need to consider when evaluating any new JavaScript library

By Sacha Greif
When embarking on a new project, it can be daunting to know that selecting a library could have lasting consequences, Sacha Greif has put together a list of 12 factors that could help you make an informed choice and reduce that pressure!
Podcast

Stories of personal JavaScript failures

JS Party
Suz, Jerod, Nick and KBall talk about cringeworthy mistakes and failures they (and the community!) have experienced with JavaScript. They also give advice to themselves as if they were just starting out today in the JavaScript industry.
Syntax - Specialisation vs generalisation
Podcast

Specialisation vs generalisation

SynTax
In this episode Wes and Scott discuss specialisation vs generalisation – the different ways one can be a generalist or a specialist, advantages and disadvantages to both, and, ultimately, which is the better career path.
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12:13 AM · Sep 22, 2018
The iPhone XS is faster than an iMac Pro on the Speedometer 2.0 JavaScript benchmark. It's the fastest device I've ever tested. Insane 45% jump over the iPhone 8/X chip. How does Apple do it?!✨
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