Performance pitfalls in the V8 JavaScript engine

Performance pitfalls in the V8 JavaScript engine

How about some news about Javascript? In recent years, JavaScript engines have improved on all fronts. The performance of JavaScript has reached a level where it can easily compete with programming languages that have traditionally been considered more appropriate for high-performance computing. This is also true for V8, the JavaScript engine inside of Chrome and Node.js. Let’s talk about performance pitfalls in the V8 JavaScript engine in more details.

Monthly most popular JS repositories. Fresh air. Syndicode JavaScript digest

Monthly most popular JS repositories. Fresh air

Some changes might seem radical and unusual. But, all in all, we know that life is impossible without changes. So from now, we present you the new look for our JavaScript digest with monthly most popular JS repositories. Fresh air – is the new design we would like to see for our next issues. What stays constant – is our interesting list of useful JS open source projects! Today you will read about an evolving list of strings that cause issues, JS animation library, Vue meta-framework for complex web apps, MongoDB object modeling tool, minimalistic scrollbar plugin, and many others neat open source projects!

How to evaluate a new JavaScript library? Syndicode news

How to evaluate a new JavaScript library?

Here, in the developers community, we often argue which JavaScript library/framework is better. Whether you are the Angular adept or trying to choose between Vue and React, there are always some arguments you follow to support your choice. Which criteria do you follow when choosing new technology or framework? Today Syndicode would like to share with you some great points on how to evaluate a new JavaScript library.

Monthly most popular JS repositories. Golden leaves. Syndicode JavaScript

Monthly most popular JS repositories. Golden leaves

Oh no! Too many cool projects were popular this month. And it was extremely hard to select those worth your attention. Despite it’s unlikely you will use even the half of them, still, our mission is to deliver this chart of monthly popular JS repositories. Golden leaves – this is the code name for them as they became popular in the mid-fall, and they’re all are truly great. Among these open source GitHub JavaScript repositories you’ll find popular JS frameworks, useful resources to build apps, utility libraries, npm packages and data-driven animations, next-generation databases and PWA storefronts… And many other great open source JavaScript repositories you should know!

Create Ruby Gem with native extensions. Syndicode news

Create Ruby Gem with native extensions

This tutorial was published on Tristan Penman’s blog as the result of the author’s experiment on improving the performance and reducing a memory usage of a data structure he implemented using Ruby. He has been reimplementing the core functionality in C++, exposing it to Ruby via a native extension. Let’s follow Tristan and investigate the way to create Ruby Gem with native extensions!