The JavaScript Developer’s Reading List

The JavaScript Developer’s Reading List” is yet another hand-picked collection of books and resources for web developers in general and JavaScript programmers in particular. The selection is mostly focused around React and GraphQL, but there are plenty of more generic resources about JavaScript, software development, and Computer Science.

Vue.js — answering the Why, after 15 months


Harshal Patil shares his positive experience with the Vue.js JavaScript framework, after using it for just over a year in “Vue.js — answering the Why, after 15 months“.  As many before him, he focuses on the virtual DOM, optional but powerful build system, state management, single file components, performance, testability, and a few other benefits of this particular technology.

It’s good overall article for those who are still deciding which JavaScript framework to go with for their next project.

Replacing jQuery With Vue.js: No Build Step Necessary


Replacing jQuery With Vue.js: No Build Step Necessary” article looks at one of the ways to migrate from jQuery to Vue.js as in almost drop-in replacement.  It’s a nice starter guide for people who have been using jQuery for years and are now looking at more powerful and modern JavaScript frameworks.