JavaScript: 2015 in Review

Craig looks back at a remarkable year for JavaScript and the exponentially increasing number of tools, frameworks and projects.

Now that’s why the leap versions:

2015 saw the political squabbles surrounding Node end with the merging of the io.js fork. This meant Node.js v0.12 could be superseded by Node.js v4.0 in September. Yes, that’s a jump of three whole versions because io.js had reached version 3.0 and couldn’t go backward.

And this is so true ????

Do you remember the carefree days when web development only required a browser, a text editor and an FTP client? Today you need Node.js, Gulp/Grunt, git, static HTML generators, Sass compilers, Autoprefixer, minifiers, uglifiers, linters, BrowserSync and a range of other build tools to create a basic “Hello World” page.

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Introducing Our First “Coffee Break Course” – Envato Tuts+ Code Article

We know that many of our subscribers are busy people and have limited time available for online learning. So we’ve created a new type of video content, called the “Coffee Break Course”, that’s designed to be consumed in a single sitting. In the first one, you’ll learn how to automate web development workflow tasks, using only your `package.json` file. | Tags: DevOps, NPM, Node.js, Workflow, Unit Tests

Finally creating Envato Tuts+ account. Just for the sake grabbing this said Free Course ????

But wonder, after two weeks, will those course still be viewable (after added to “My Course”). We’ll see about that … ????

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