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Awesome Javascript - Best Blogs,Books,People, Podcasts, Conferences, NewsLetters, Videos and Documentaries On The Web [Updated]

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Hey Dev Community!

Are you interested in learning web development? So you start Googling it, and you get bombarded with lots and lots of resources which are either sometimes irrelevant or out of date.

Below is the curated list of the best Javascript blogs, articles, books, podcasts and presentations available for you for free on the internet.

I will be regularly updating this page with your suggestions, so please like this page for your future reference.

Blogs

Books

Videos, Documentaries & Films

This is a list of must-watch videos devoted to JavaScript

2019

  1. Rich Harris: Rethinking reactivity [36:44]
  2. Mathias Bynens & Sathya Gunasekaran: What's new in JavaScript? [36:32]
  3. Maxim Koretskyi: JSConf EU: A sneak peek into super optimized code in JS frameworks [23:20]
  4. Una Kravets: CSS Houdini & The Future of Styling [25:42]

2018

  1. Jake Archibald: In The Loop [35:11]
  2. Malte Ubl: Designing very large JavaScript application [28:55]
  3. Ryan Dahl: 10 Things I Regret About Node.js [26:41]
  4. Mathias Bynens & Benedikt Meurer: JavaScript Engines: The Good Partsβ„’ [23:09]
  5. Ronen Amiel: Build your own webpack [39:38]
  6. Addy Osmani: The Cost Of JavaScript [20:07]
  7. Erin Zimmer: Further Adventures of the Event Loop [21:15]
  8. Laurie Voss: npm and the Future of JavaScript [55:00]

2017

  1. Lin Clark: A Cartoon Intro to Fiber [31:47]
  2. Yoav Weiss: Caches All the Way Down! [30:58]

2016

  1. Brendan Eich: JavaScript in 2016: Beyond Harmony [15:31]
  2. AndrΓ© Staltz: Brains as building blocks [21:26]
  3. Cheng Lou: On the Spectrum of Abstraction [35:31]

2015

  1. Dr. Axel Rauschmayer: Using ECMAScript 6 today
  2. Brendan Eich: ECMAScript Harmony: Rise of the Compilers [19:17]
  3. Andreas Gal: Dirty Performance Secrets of HTML5 [14:15]
  4. Andre Staltz: What if the user was a function? [32:19]
  5. Gilmore Davidson: Time zone of your life [23:40]
  6. Elijah Manor: Eliminate JavaScript Code Smells [29:15]
  7. Dan Abramov: Live React: Hot Reloading with Time Travel [30:40]
  8. Brain Ford: Problem solving in the open source world [29:57]
  9. Kris Kowal: A General Theory of Reactivity [35:38]

2014

  1. Ilya Grigorik: Website Performance Optimization (Udacity course) [1:13:57]
  2. Mark DiMarco: User Interface Algorithms [27:41]
  3. Neil Green: Writing Custom DSLs [29:07]
  4. Eric Bidelman: Polymer and Web Components change everything you know about Web development [36:12]
  5. Alex Russell, Jake Archibald: Bridging the gap between the web and apps [48:40]
  6. Scott Hanselman: Virtual Machines, JavaScript and Assembler [25:56]
  7. Jafar Husain: Async JavaScript with Reactive Extensions [26:38]
  8. John-David Dalton: Unorthodox Performance [43:39]
  9. Gary Bernhardt: The Birth & Death of Javascript [29:22]
  10. Addy Osmani: Memory Management Masterclass [55:06]
  11. Reginald Braithwaite: Invent the future, don't recreate the past [39:16]
  12. Kyle Simpson: Syncing Async [42:25]
  13. Ariya Hidayat: JavaScript and the Browser: Under the Hood [29:13]
  14. Jafar Husain: Version 7: The Evolution of JavaScript [1:11:53]
  15. David Nolen: Immutability: Putting The Dream Machine To Work [22:05]
  16. Pete Hunt: OSCON 2014: How Instagram.com Works [40:18]
  17. Philip Roberts: JSConf EU: What the heck is the event loop anyway? [26:52]

2013

  1. Nat Duca, Tom Wiltzius: Jank Free: Chrome Rendering Performance [40:53]
  2. Ilya Grigorik: Automating Performance Best Practices with PageSpeed [46:58]
  3. Eric Bidelman: Web Components [32:39]
  4. Alex Komoroske, Matthew McNulty: Web Components in Action [41:28]
  5. Paul Lewis, Peter Beverloo: Device Agnostic Development [40:44]
  6. John McCutchan, Loreena Lee: A Trip Down Memory Lane with Gmail and DevTools [42:09]
  7. Joe Marini: Upgrading to a Chrome Packaged App [43:49]
  8. Pete Hunt: React: Rethinking best practices [29:31]
  9. Martin Kleppe: 1024+ Seconds of JS Wizardry [31:01]
  10. Yehuda Katz: A tale of two MVC's [31:06]
  11. Vyacheslav Egorov: Performance and Benchmarking [25:41]
  12. Brendan Eich: JavaScript at 18: Legal to Gamble [25:44]
  13. Mathias Bynens: JavaScript β™₯ Unicode [26:12]
  14. Mark Trostler: Testable JavaScript - Architecting Your Application for Testability [45:35]

2012

  1. Ryan Sandor Richards: Garbage Collection & Heap Management [32:57]
  2. Addy Osmani: Scaling Your JavaScript Applications
  3. John-David Dalton: Lo-Dash [25:08]
  4. Gary Bernhardt: WAT [4:17]
  5. Angus Croll: Break all the rules [31:29]
  6. Nicholas Zakas: Maintainable JavaScript [47:04]
  7. Douglas Crockford: Principles of Security [59:52]
  8. Brian Leroux: WTFJS [18:26]

2011

  1. Douglas Crockford: Level 7: ECMAScript 5: The New Parts [57:18]
  2. Douglas Crockford: Section 8: Programming Style and Your Brain [1:06:45]
  3. Ryan Dahl: Introduction to Node.js [1:06:33]
  4. Alex Russell: Learning to Love JavaScript [1:03:25]

2010

  1. Douglas Crockford: Volume One: The Early Years [1:42:08]
  2. Douglas Crockford: Chapter 2: And Then There Was JavaScript [1:30:22]
  3. Douglas Crockford: Act III: Function the Ultimate [1:13:28]
  4. Douglas Crockford: Episode IV: The Metamorphosis of Ajax [1:33:54]
  5. Douglas Crockford: Part 5: The End of All Things [1:24:42]
  6. Douglas Crockford: Scene 6: Loopage [51:52]

2009

  1. Nicholas Zakas: Scalable JavaScript Application Architecture [52:22]
  2. Douglas Crockford: JavaScript: The Good Parts [1:03:47]

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Podcasts

Youtube Channels

  • Tom Scott

  • FreeCodeCamp: An increasingly popular resource with excellent content from the open-source community of self-taught developers who enjoy contributing to non-profit organizations. Their videos cover a nice range of topics:

    • Languages and Frameworks
    • Game Development
    • Talks
    • A Day in The Life Of...
    • Live Coding sessions
    • Fundamentals (Computer Science and Programming)
  • Hitesh Choudhary

  • Joe Parys Academy

  • LevelUpTuts: Scott Tolinski

  • mmtuts

  • sentdex

  • The Coding Train

  • Thenewboston

  • Traversy Media

  • Colt Steele: Colt is a developer with a serious love for teaching.

  • Real Tough Candy: Real Tough Candy combines technical expertise with soft skills in this vlog oriented channel.

  • Ben Awad: Ben is a software developer who makes videos about React, React Native, GraphQL, Typescript, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Python, and all things coding.

Computer Science

Talks/Conferences

React.js Conf 2015 Playlist

ReactEurope Conf 2015 Day 1 Playlist

ReactEurope Conf 2015 Day 2 Playlist

ReactRally Conf 2015 Playlist

React.js Conf 2016 Playlist

React Amsterdam 2016 Playlist

ReactEurope Conf 2016 Day 1 Playlist

ReactEurope Conf 2016 Day 2 Playlist

ReactRally Conf 2016 Playlist

React.js Amsterdam 2018 Playlist

Video Tutorials

Free Courses

Livestreams

[your suggestions]

Meetups

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Newsletters

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People

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Research Papers

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Learning Plans

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