ECMA 2023, htmx 1.9, and React Visualized

ECMA 2023, htmx 1.9, and React Visualized


JavaScript Jam Live on Wednesday

This week we'll be coming at you live from React Miami! We'll be speaking with Facundo Guliani from Storyblok about personalization and how to create custom experiences whether you're a content creator, marketer, or designer.

Last Week's JavaScript Jam Live

Are you tired of dealing with clunky passwords and slow web apps? If so, then check out last weeks JavaScript Jam Live to hear us talk about WebAuthn and React performance tips with Will Johnson and Henri Helvetica. Listen to the recording on the JavaScript Jam YouTube:

Articles of the Week

ECMAScript 2023

The 14th yearly edition of the JavaScript language specification (formally known as the Ecma Standard) has been published. You can read the entire document on TC39's official website and information about the specific accepted proposals on the ecma262 GitHub repo. Here's a quick rundown of what was introduced:

  • toSorted, toReversed, with, findLast, and findLastIndex methods on Array.prototype and TypedArray.prototype, as well as the toSpliced method on Array.prototype.
  • Support for #! comments at the beginning of files to better facilitate executable ECMAScript files.
  • Most Symbols are now allowed to be used as keys in weak collections.

htmx 1.9

Pitched as "high power tools for HTML," htmx is a library that allows accessing modern browser features directly from HTML without using JavaScript. This includes features such as AJAX, CSS Transitions, WebSockets and Server Sent Events. The newly released htmx 1.9 adds support for view transitions which are based on the experimental View Transitions API released in Chrome 111.

React Visualized

React Visualized is the first part of, a newly created interactive learning platform from Tyler McGinnis and his team at It's well know that there is no shortage of educational material online about React. But this course goes above and beyond with highly detailed visual illustrations for each concept that "optimize for aha! moments" by explaining the “why” behind each concept.

Composability Summit

The modern digital pipeline, the future is composable by Tim Benniks covers the ever-expanding landscape of API-first services based around headless commerce, content management systems, asset management, and payments. Without the need for an origin server, all the magic happens on the CDN and the edge.

Podcasts of the Week

One More Thing

If you missed last week's epic event hosted by Dev Agrawal and the JSJam team, the Miami Jam Gameshow Extravaganza, you can catch the replay below! The show featured three formidable contestants, Dax Raad, Kathleen McMahon, and Josh Goldberg, battling it out to be declared the ultimate web dev expert.

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