Writing JavaScript tools in other languages – a new trend?

Recently, we have seen an uptick of JavaScript tools being written in languages other than JavaScript. This blog post lists a few examples and explains the appeal of not using JavaScript. Read more

Similar

Require Parameters for JavaScript Functions

JavaScript is notorious for being “loose”, something that some developers love but other developers loathe.  I hear most of those complaints from server side developers, who want string typing and syntax.  While I like strict coding standards, I also like... (more…)

Read more »

JavaScript Without Loops

We've been talking about writing less complex JavaScript. We do this by choosing the right abstraction to solve a problem. But how do you know which abstraction to use? So far, we haven't looked at any concrete examples of how to do this. In this article ...

Read more »