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Ways to remove event listeners

#​624 — February 3, 2023 Read on the Web JavaScript Weekly You’ve Got Options for Removing Event Listeners — Unnecessary event listeners can cause all sorts of odd problems so it’s good to clean them up when you don’t need them anymore. How? There are several approaches and Alex looks at their pros and cons. (once

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Astro 2.0 and TypeScript 5.0 beta

#​623 — January 27, 2023 Read on the Web JavaScript Weekly Astro 2.0: The Next-Gen ‘Islands’-Oriented Web Framework — 2.0 includes hybrid rendering (mixing of SSR and SSG outputs), type safety for Markdown & MDX, and an upgrade to Vite 4.0. Astro is worth exploring when performance is key as it works with popular frameworks

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Why document.write() is bad

#​622 — January 20, 2023 Read on the Web JavaScript Weekly Why Not document.write()? — Many moons ago, document.write was a mainstay of client-side JavaScript code, but it’s long been considered a bad practice – why? Harry digs in, noting that it “guarantees both a blocking fetch and a blocking execution, which holds up the

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Vite 4.0 released

#​618 — December 9, 2022 Read on the Web JavaScript Weekly Vite 4.0 Released — From the same creator as Vue.js, Vite is an exciting piece of frontend tooling offering lots of goodies out of the box: fast hot module replacement, instant server starts, optimized builds with Rollup, TypeScript and JSX support (more on why

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A new jQuery release for Xmas

#​619 — December 16, 2022 Read on the Web 🎄 This is the final issue of the year – we’ll be back on January 6, 2023. We hope you have a fantastic holiday season, whether or not you are celebrating, and we’ll see you for a look back at 2022 in the first week of

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Looking at both 2022 and 2023

#​620 — January 6, 2023 Read on the Web We’re back for 2023 😀 As is our tradition, we’re taking a quick look back at the past year – this time led by a few choice retrospectives, then followed by the most popular articles and tools included in JavaScript Weekly in 2022. There’s sure to

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Java-Script Jarre

#​621 — January 13, 2023 Read on the Web JavaScript Weekly The State of JS 2022 — The State of JS is one of the JavaScript ecosystem’s most popular surveys and this time 39,471 folks took part giving us a snapshot of the tools, technologies, and language features people are using (or not using!) There’s

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Managing Docker container lifecycle with AWS IoT Greengrass

Introduction In this post, we will be discussing how to manage Docker container lifecycle using an AWS IoT Greengrass custom component. There are five phases in a Docker container lifecycle: create, run, pause/unpause, stop, and kill. The custom component interacts with the Docker Engine via the Docker SDK for Python to manage processes based on

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Introducing the new AWS IoT Core Device Location feature to support Asset Tracking solutions

Introduction AWS IoT Core Device Location is a new managed feature of AWS IoT Core that enables customers to choose the appropriate location technology that works within their business and engineering constraints, without relying on Global Positioning System (GPS) hardware. With location data, customers can optimize business processes, simplify and automate maintenance efforts, and unlock

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Introducing new MQTTv5 features for AWS IoT Core to help build flexible architecture patterns

Introduction We are excited to announce that AWS IoT Core now supports MQTTv5 features that help enhance communications of large-scale device deployments and innovate device messaging patterns. Customers who already have MQTTv3.1.1 deployments can make use of the new MQTTv5 features as AWS IoT Core provides seamless integration between both versions and supports heterogeneous deployments

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