Justin Chmura

Top Reads November 2015

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Holidays are in full swing. Peppermint lattes, last minute shopping, and being with family is on everyone’s mind. If you’re traveling, or staying home, hopefully I canĀ give you the gift of good JavaScript reading.

Let’s get to the links.


Ten Real-life JavaScript Interview Questions

This post and discussion is a must if you’re looking for a job doing JavaScript development. I would recommend to make sure you’re familiar with the concepts asked in these questions.

jQuery Tips Everyone Should Know

I would file some of these under “best practices” more than tips, but definitely keep these in mind when doing a lot of jQuery.

Convert Gulp Project to ES6 with Babel 6

Here’s a nice walkthrough of doing an upgrade to existing projects to support ES6. With the spec approved, Babel’s new pluggable platform, and Gulp, using ES6 is getting easier and easier.

10 Habits of a Happy Node Hacker

Lastly, I’m sure you’ve seen this article before, but I wanted to share it again. It has made the rounds but has some great information. Some tips are simple, like sticking with lowercase module names, others are a little less explored, e.g. clustering your app.


Regardless of what holiday you celebrate this month, stay safe and have fun.