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The Rise of the Full Stack JavaScript Developer

JavaScript is everywhere. In the old days, being a JavaScript developer meant that you were a front end web developer. Forever bound to the browser. Those days are gone. The rise of Node.js ushered in a new era. An era where being a JavaScript developer

An Introduction To Full Stack JavaScript – Smashing Magazine

Nowadays, with any Web app you build, you have dozens of architectural decisions to make. And you want to make the right ones: You want to use technologies that allow for rapid development, constant iteration, maximal efficiency, speed, robustness and more. You want to be

Node.js – Wikipedia

Node.js Node.js has an event-driven architecture capable of asynchronous I/O. These design choices aim to optimize throughput and scalability in Web applications with many input/output operations, as well as for real-time Web applications (e.g., real-time communication programs and browser games).[5] The Node.js distributed development project,

Master web development with these 9,985 weird tricks

Ladies and gentleman, I would like to introduce you to Know It All, a tool to help you discover what you don’t yet know about web development. A few months ago I was lucky enough to come down with a brain-nibbling virus that has made

X-XSS-Protection – Preventing Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

  Implementing HTTP security headers are an important way to keep your site and your visitors safe from attacks and hackers. In a previous post, we dove into how the X-Frame-Options header and frame-ancestors directive can help combat clickjacking. In today’s post, we want to go more in-depth

State of JavaScript

Over nine thousand developers took part in the first edition of the State Of JavaScript survey. They answered questions on topics ranging from front-end frameworks and state management, to build tools and testing libraries. You’ll find out which libraries developers most want to learn next,

MEAN’s great, but then you grow up.

The MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express.js, Angular.js, Node.js) is now being heralded as the new LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), the preferred technology stack for startups. MEAN is certainly a great technology choice for organizations (particularly startups) seeking to rapidly prototype a capability. However, like all

What the Heck is Shadow DOM?

If you build Web sites, you probably use Javascript libraries. If so, you are probably grateful to the nameless heroes who make these libraries not suck. One common problem these brave soldiers of the Web have to face is encapsulation. You know, one of them

Difference between MVC, MVP And MVVM

  Difference between MVC, MVP And MVVM MVC, MVP, and MVVM are some of the common patterns to guide programmers toward creating decoupled solutions. The software behaviors that are common to MVC, MVP, and MVVM are: 1)Data Layer / Business Logic (Model): This is the

Journey Through The JavaScript MVC Jungle

When writing a Web application from scratch, it’s easy to feel like we can get by simply by relying on a DOM1 manipulation library (like jQuery362) and a handful of utility plugins. The problem with this is that it doesn’t take long to get lost

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Headless Browser and scraping – solutions – Stack Overflow

I’m trying to put list of possible solutions for browser automatic tests suits and headless browser platforms capable of scraping. BROWSER TESTING / SCRAPING: Selenium – polyglot flagship in browser automation, bindings for Python, Ruby, JavaScript, C#, Haskell and more, IDE for Firefox (as an