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The fastest-growing well-paid job: app developer

Takeaway: App developers are not the fastest growing job. But they are the fastest growing well-paid job.

There is one six-figure salary job that is seeing more openings than any other over the next few years: app developer. The U.S. will add over 255,000 app developer positions to the job market between 2016 and 2026, more than any other high-paying job

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/news/the-fastest-growing-well-paid-job-3911825/


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A re-introduction to JavaScript

Why a re-introduction? Because JavaScript is notorious for being the world’s most misunderstood programming language. It is often derided as being a toy, but beneath its layer of deceptive simplicity, powerful language features await. JavaScript is now used by an incredible number of high-profile applications, showing that deeper knowledge of this technology is an important skill for any web or mobile developer.

— Read on developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/A_re-introduction_to_JavaScript
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Babel

The compiler for next generation JavaScript
— Read on babeljs.io/

Babel is a toolchain that is mainly used to convert ECMAScript 2015+ code into a backwards compatible version of JavaScript in current and older browsers or environments. Here are the main things Babel can do for you:

  • Transform syntax
  • Polyfill features that are missing in your target environment (through @babel/polyfill)
  • Source code transformations (codemods)
  • And more!