Tag: Javascript

How to Use ES2015 Today with Babel and Gulp

ECMAScript 2015 (ES2015), formerly known as ES6, brings some great new features to JavaScript. These include block scoping, arrow functions, template strings, destructuring, and more. In July 2015, Ecma International approved it as a standard. As with any new JavaScript functionality, it is not yet fully supported — even in modern browsers. (Check out current […]

Reactive, Component-based UIs with React

Managing UI complexity is hard. State exists on the server, in browser memory and in the DOM, all mutating over time. Keeping it in sync is easy at first, but as you dial up the interactivity things get buggy and fragile. Is there a simpler way? We’ll look at building apps that minimize mutable state […]

Recapping the 2nd Annual Engineers4Engineers Conference

Last month, over 325 engineers from the southern New England software development community converged on Constant Contact’s Small Business InnoLoft for the second annual Engineers4Engineers (E4E) conference. Fourteen speakers from all over the US and UK, including 3 Constant Contact engineers, spoke on topics concerning JavaScript, DevOps, and product development. The day was packed with […]