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๐Ÿ”ฅ I read through dozens of JavaScript articles and pick the best ten for you to read on the weekend. Join the great company of 1205 subscribers!

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Sometimes the job interview has nothing to do with the actual job // Vincent Dรฉniel

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Npm v7 released

๐Ÿ”ง Great news! Npm finally supports workspaces. On my previous project that was for us the only reason why we were sticking to yarn. Now guys will finally be able to migrate. Yarn.lock file is now supported by npm, which is a nice touch as well. In the meantime, the new major version of Webpack is also there.

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Learning and knowledge management

๐ŸŽ“ Knowledge management refers to how you organize and store your knowledge or anything that you would like to easily access later. I've built a solution for myself and wrote this article to shed some light on the topic.

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JavaScript Event Loop And Call Stack Explained

โญ A great article in its simplicity and approachability. I would recommend for anyone who feels a bit unsure about what are call stack, even loop, job queue, and how they work together.

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Detached window memory leaks

๐Ÿž It's possible for detached window objects become unused without the main application knowing and thus preventing it from garbage collecting. It turns out to be one of the most widespread causes of memory leaks in JavaScript application. Learn how to mitigate that risk.

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Master React by Building a Product Hunt Clone

๐Ÿ”ฅ A pretty solid React + Ionic + Firebase course is free this week.

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React 17 delegates events to root instead of document

๐Ÿ”Ž React 17 famously contains "no new features". But there are still some important changes under the hood. One of them is how React delegates events. Prior to the version 17 it was attaching events to the document node, which lead to several issues.

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Chat App Tutorial With ReactJS, NodeJS, Socket.IO Part 1

๐Ÿ“บ If you have some free time this weekend, here's a nice tutorial for you where you're going to learn how to build a Chat app using WebSockets.

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Nokia composer in 512 bytes

๐ŸŽต Remember Nokia 3310? Me neither. But being able to implement this little music composer with just JavaScript is fascinating.

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Bringing TypeScript Types at Runtime with TypeOnly

๐Ÿค” An interesting attempt to write a slightly different kind of TypeScript compiler that preserves the type information and making your code acting accordingly in runtime.

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