Why Developers Love Node.js & what’s their main issue with it? Survey Results.

  • We were also interested in the infrastructural aspect of running Node.js apps in production, so we asked our readers to share where they deploy their services, what are their preferred front-end technologies, what kind of databases they use and which flavor of JavaScript they prefer.
  • Here come the results of our mini-survey: – – According to our survey, Node.js is a great option for developers who like to get their apps into production as fast as possible.
  • To understand why developers love & use Node.js, let me just show you a sample of the responses we got: – – When we asked developers about what they actually build with Node, the answers gave a pretty clear picture.
  • The answers were pretty hard to synthesise into coherent subgroups, but I tried my best in categorizing them: – – Although these answers are hard to categorize, I think they still provide useful insights into the problems & minds of Node.js developers.
  • The results were not surprising, the hegemony of AWS is clear: – – It looks like that React leads the front-end framework war – when it comes to Node.js developers who need to pick one: – – In case you’d like to learn more about it, read 8 Tips to…

539 devs who use Node.js in production told us why they love using it, what are they using it for, and what are the greatest problems they face with it.
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Why You Should Consider ReactJS for Your Web Application?

Here's Why You Should Consider #ReactJS for Your #Web Application.

  • Yes, we are talking about ReactJS – the JavaScript library which is the hot favorite of developers and is climbing the popularity charts every day.
  • Managing system updates is very easy with ReactJS because every change does not necessarily affect each component in the system.
  • Developers using ReactJS have free access to a variety of useful applications and tools from the community at large.
  • Apart from these, there are numerous other examples such as Uber, Salesforce, KISSmetrics, Tesla, Scribd, Reddit, Periscope and many more which have leveraged the power of ReactJS to build world-class interactive web applications.
  • If you are looking to develop SEO-friendly, interactive web applications with great UI and expect your application to handle heavy traffic, it’s time to migrate to ReactJS.

According to the 2016 StackOverflow developer survey, React.Js’s popularity had recently increased by over 300%.What is making ReactJS so popular? Let’s take a look why you should consider ReactJS for your web application?
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Why You Should Consider ReactJS for Your Web Application?

Here's Why You Should Consider #ReactJS for Your #WebApplication.

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  • Yes, we are talking about ReactJS – the JavaScript library which is the hot favorite of developers and is climbing the popularity charts every day.
  • Managing system updates is very easy with ReactJS because every change does not necessarily affect each component in the system.
  • Developers using ReactJS have free access to a variety of useful applications and tools from the community at large.
  • Apart from these, there are numerous other examples such as Uber, Salesforce, KISSmetrics, Tesla, Scribd, Reddit, Periscope and many more which have leveraged the power of ReactJS to build world-class interactive web applications.
  • If you are looking to develop SEO-friendly, interactive web applications with great UI and expect your application to handle heavy traffic, it’s time to migrate to ReactJS.

According to the 2016 StackOverflow developer survey, React.Js’s popularity had recently increased by over 300%.What is making ReactJS so popular? Let’s take a look why you should consider ReactJS for your web application?
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Why You Should Consider ReactJS for Your Web Application?

Why You Should Consider #ReactJS for Your #WebApplication? 

#IT #Techtalk

  • Yes, we are talking about ReactJS – the JavaScript library which is the hot favorite of developers and is climbing the popularity charts every day.
  • Managing system updates is very easy with ReactJS because every change does not necessarily affect each component in the system.
  • Developers using ReactJS have free access to a variety of useful applications and tools from the community at large.
  • Apart from these, there are numerous other examples such as Uber, Salesforce, KISSmetrics, Tesla, Scribd, Reddit, Periscope and many more which have leveraged the power of ReactJS to build world-class interactive web applications.
  • If you are looking to develop SEO-friendly, interactive web applications with great UI and expect your application to handle heavy traffic, it’s time to migrate to ReactJS.

According to the 2016 StackOverflow developer survey, React.Js’s popularity had recently increased by over 300%.What is making ReactJS so popular? Let’s take a look why you should consider ReactJS for your web application?
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Stop Managing CSS – Charlie Hulcher – Medium

Stop Managing CSS  #cssinjs #react #styledcomponents #css #http2 #reactjs

  • Stop Managing CSSA response to Managing CSS JS in a HTTP/2 WorldThis article on getting great performance out of HTTP/2 would have excited me hugely before.
  • Sane structure and tooling around SCSS that allows for the best loading benefits with HTTP/2 is definitely the future when your styles are separate from everything else.I believed in separating styles, behavior, and structure for a long time.
  • Keep style alongside behavior and structure.Coming from that context, reading about the right way to manage CSS felt like watching exciting evolution for a dated paradigm.
  • A cleaner design for a horse harness is a beautiful thing but doesn’t beat the engine.Solving the problem of chunked CSS delivery in order to get performance benefits from HTTP/2 sounds to me like reinventing the wheel from what you’re probably already doing.
  • Why rebuild that process in parallel for CSS?The core problem comes down to managing CSS inclusion/exclusion from the project through a human process.

This article on getting great performance out of HTTP/2 would have excited me hugely before. Sane structure and tooling around SCSS that allows for the best loading benefits with HTTP/2 is definitely…
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Best JavaScript Frameworks: Vue.js, Angular and React.js

Best #JavaScript #Frameworks: #VueJS #Angular and #ReactJS

  • A couple of years ago, working at ThoughtWorks, I got the chance to build my first app with a JavaScript framework, it was Angularjs.
  • We are witnessing great changes in the JavaScript frameworks, most of all, these frameworks work as a skeleton for your SPAs, allowing you to focus in more complex tasks.
  • The most popular frameworks as of June 2017 are: Vue.js, Angular and React.js.
  • Angular is built with TypeScript, a superset to JavaScript, which makes it attractive to everyone even to big enterprises.
  • All of the JavaScript frameworks have a great performance, the difference is very small.

Best JavaScript Frameworks in 2017, benefits of using them and differences between the most popular frameworks: Vue.js, Angular and React.js
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Experiments with High Performance Animation in React Native

Three major methods for shape animation with React Native via @salesforceeng

  • This story is my experience and experiments to achieve high performance animation in React Native.Along the way I learned tons from these blogs and recommend you read them as you dive deeper into building your own animations in React Native:React Native Animations Using Animated API from Nader DabitReact Native ART and D3 from Harry WolffBefore we continue, I would like to define what “high performance animation” in terms of my project.
  • Note: There is another OpenGL binding for React Native which enables a more flexible OpenGL implementation without the interface.Animation in React NativeIn my exploration I tested three major methods (with some variations) for doing shape animation with React Native.
  • For example, if we have a shape with a 1px border, it cannot be transformed to have a larger width/height and retain the same border width without redrawing.Experiments and ResultsRequest Animation Frame + JavaScript tweeningThe first approach is to change nothing but use the same code from the web implementation — meaning everything is done in JavaScript without any help from React Native.
  • The gaps between each country will also get scaled so the transformed shapes are not the same as the new shapes.Zoom animation with fade in/outThis method has a significant impact on the memory footprint since there are two views with a shadow node per shape.Animated + Hybrid Native Driver + Animated Shape (ART)For this approach I still used the Native Driver while I found there is a trick to communicate between the JS thread and UI thread using setNativeProps.
  • I first tried with React Native ART and switched to React Native SVG while both give similar results.Animated + Hybrid Native Driver + Animated Shape (OpenGL)After realizing the bottleneck comes from re-drawing shapes, I switched to another library which has the drawing logic implemented in OpenGL.

Archiving decent animation performance is quite tricky. This story is my experience and experiments to achieve high performance animation in React Native.
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