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!

Syndicode Digest #65 – Modest genius. Syndicode digest

Syndicode Digest #65 – Modest genius

When you’re modest, nobody will know how much you do. But when people claiming too much, they’re not taken seriously as talented ones. Because talent comes with modesty and thoughts that your achievement will be evaluated sooner or later. Better sooner, of course. However, sometimes you have to tell the world who are you. Don’t be too shy to share your articles, codebase, design, repositories, and ideas! If you wouldn’t know people’s opinion you will never move forward and get recognition! Or fail. But daring to fail is also an important part of your unicorn’s path! Let’s dare with new ‘Syndicode Digest #65 – Modest genius’!

Monthly most popular JS repositories. Chilling time. Syndicode JS digest

Monthly most popular JS repositories. Chilling time

While we were preparing this issue we encountered a simple but vital question asked on dev.to. What are the latest trends in frontend development nowadays? Making a scope of the most popular open source projects will help us better understand what is going on in the web development world. This time we’ll do a brief analysis of the monthly most popular JS repositories. Chilling time is the best part of the summer, so to get more time for relaxation – read about, explore and use these great tools. They’ll save your time! For example, a mechanism for programmatically making web requests in the browser, diagrams and flowcharts generator, UI kit, React boilerplate, JS storage to improve the offline experience, text-based browser and many more of interesting and useful repositories!

Guess.js - libraries and tools for enabling data-driven user-experience on the web. Syndicode news

Guess.js – libraries and tools for enabling data-driven user-experience on the web

Things get smarter every day! How can data help in improving the user-perceived page load performance by using predictive analytics? Investigations and monitoring showed that a data-driven approach for predictive pre-fetching of web pages can optimize loading performance on the web and make it possible for the needed page to be already in the user’s cache. Magic? Nope, just a common work of Minko Gechev and Addy Osmani! Today we’d like you to meet Guess.js – libraries and tools for enabling data-driven user-experience on the web!