The Driver’s Log

v2.0.0 Release Notes

by Alexander Wilden

It took us a bit longer than we hoped, but today we are proud to announce our second major release of LaxarJS! So, what’s new? Let’s start with the topics we promised in our LaxarJS v2.0.0 Roadmap: Translating our code base to ES2015: That was a bit of monkey business but it paid off. The …
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New LaxarJS Developer Tools

by Jonas Schulte

We released an extension for the Google Chrome Browser to expand the developer tools with a LaxarJS tab. When running an application with LaxarJS v1.3 or newer and with activated “Tooling-API” (Key tooling.enabled in the LaxarJS-Configuration), the developer tools are displaying information about the application such as events and page configuration. It contains a handful …
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v1.3.0 Release Notes

We are proud to announce LaxarJS v1.3.0 While we are focusing our efforts on the upcoming release v2.0.0, this release already ships a couple of improvements, without introducing any breaking changes: Extension support for tooling (#330, #378) allows to inspect any LaxarJS application using a dedicated browser extension without having to install or configure the …
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LaxarJS at GOTO Amsterdam

This June, I had the pleasure to visit GOTO Amsterdam with fellow LaxarJS team members, and to talk about web application architecture. The presentation looks into current architecture trends (namely Flux and Redux) and into the underlying concept of unidirectional dataflow. I discuss how unidirectional flow is implemented in Flux and Redux, and how it …
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New Documentation Section

by Jonas Schulte

There is a new documentation section on the LaxarJS web site. Our aim was to show a better overview of our documentation, previously only available on GitHub, in a more user-friendly design. We created our documentation site using great tools such as Grunt and MkDocs. You can easily switch between the documentation of the different …
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