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An Introduction to ADTs and Structural Pattern Matching in TypeScript

PrefaceTo quote Rúnar Bjarnason:One of the great features of modern programming languages is structural pattern matching on algebraic data types. …

8 Tips to Build Better Node.js Apps in 2018

In the previous two years we covered best practices for writing and operating Node.js applications (read the 2016 edition & 2017 edition). Another …

5 Microservices Trends to Watch in 2018

2017 was an important year for DevOps as the number of ecosystem players grew substantially and CNCF projects tripled.Looking to the year ahead, we …

TypeScript 2.6 · TypeScript

Strict function types<p>TypeScript 2.6 introduces a new strict checking flag, --strictFunctionTypes. The --strictFunctionTypes switch is part of the …

Angular 5.2 is now available

Angular 5.2.0 was released yesterday. It is a minor release that adds new features such as improved type checking for templates, support for …

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JavaScript — Null vs. Undefined

JavaScript — Null vs. Undefined<p>Learn the differences and similarities between null and undefined in JavaScript<p>At first glance, null and undefined may …

5 things to do before going for the JavaScript interview • matwrites.com

<b>Going for an in interview is not always a pleasant thing. It can be stressful and it often is. Taking the right steps in advance allows you to reduce</b> …

Progressive Web Apps (PWA) may be the great equalizer for Microsoft, Google and Apple

The current app model is robust and thriving but has shortcomings.<p>Millions of available apps make discoverability difficult, developers find building …

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I Peeked Into My Node_Modules Directory And You Won’t Believe What Happened Next

The left-pad fiasco shook the JavaScript community to its core when a rouge developer removed a popular module from npm, causing tens of projects to …

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Amazon's food delivery ambitions heat up with a new restaurants division

It's Prime time for dinner<p>Amazon is moving ever faster into the world of food delivery, according to recent job postings on its website. As first noticed today by Reuters, the Seattle retail giant has at least 15 postings listed on its own job database for a new unit called Amazon Restaurants. At …

Why it may be harder than you think to make it as an independent developer

Anyone can make an app. You need look no further than TNW Deals to find tutorials on creating your own app for distribution into the App Store or Google Play. Making a living from those apps — that’s not so simple.<p>The romantic notion of making an app that goes viral and makes some lucky developer a …

The Government Wants To Define Who Qualifies As A Journalist

Journalists and netizens have mixed feelings about a long-sought federal media shield law that is headed to a vote in the Senate. The Free Flow of Information Act of 2013 would protect designated journalists from revealing their sources against a subpoena. Dozens of established media outlets are …

Microsoft’s Now-Deleted Anti-iPhone Commercial Is The Funniest Thing From Redmond Since Windows RT

It’s Friday, kids, so calm down and have a laugh. Do this: Stop caring about Apple and Microsoft and Google and the phone in your pocket and the platform of your dreams and all that. Instead, giggle at the following video clip in which Microsoft takes on Apple in a way that I honestly did not see …