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React.js with Sebastian Markbage and Christopher Chedeau

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/reactjs_fixed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadReact.js is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. Facebook and Instagram maintain the open-source repository and use the technology to build front-end components. Questions include: What is a virtual DOM? How does React.js make development more modular? Why is DOM manipulation so expensive? What is Facebook’s development process of React like? What is Flux architecture? Is React Native going to eat the world

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NodeJS and the Distinction Between Microservices and SOA

To an enthusiastic podcast host, every RESTful call can look like a reason to write a new Node.js service. As Yad Faeq points out, we need to avoid the hype vortices of web frameworks. Node fits into many different microservice or service oriented architectures, but poor implementation and callback hell can undermine performance. One way to avoid hype is to define the buzzwords: Service-oriented architecture (SOA): an architectural pattern in computer software design in

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5 Reasons Why JavaScript is a Big Deal in 2015

JavaScript is becoming the lingua franca of programming languages. As Yad Faeq mentions in our podcast episode, there are numerous reasons this is happening. Compile-time support: CoffeeScript and TypeScript both allow catching of errors at compile-time, which is useful in a dynamic language like JavaScript. Server-side compatibility: this has been around for awhile but Node.js raises the bar on JavaScript compile time by going straight to machine code via V8, with no bytecode

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JavaScript Overview with Yad Faeq

http://softwaredaily.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/yad_js.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn Episode 0 of SE Daily, Yad and Jeff give a prologue to many of the topics that will be covered in JavaScript Week. Are we beyond the era of monolithic apps and frameworks? What is the switching cost if you want to move from one JavaScript templating language to another? Why does Uber use both MongoDB and MySQL? Why does Quora only use MySQL?

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JavaScript: Fundamental Questions

JavaScript Week is the first theme of Software Engineering Daily. Five of the top ten most popular GitHub projects involve JavaScript. Node.js, powered by V8 has driven rapid development of server-side JavaScript. New frameworks make large projects maintainable, fast, and portable to mobile. From July 27th to August 2nd, there will be podcast interviews with experts on JavaScript, Node.js, MongoDB, React.js, and other topics. Below is a collection of fundamental questions about the space:

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