Article Roundup - Week of May 20, 2018

May 25, 2018 • Article Roundup

A Gentle Introduction to Prepack, Part 1
Prepack is a tool that optimizes JavaScript. It’s still in early development. This article is quite a read, but it’s pretty interesting.

Google announces Git code management protocol v2 w/ major bandwidth improvements
There is a version 2 coming to the git protocol. “The git protocol?” you might say. It’s the protocol used to transmit your git repo to and from the server. Version 2 of the protocol can help lower the bandwidth used when pulling down references.

The best way to bind event handlers in React
There’s more than one way to bind event handler in React, and some are better than others. This article goes through a few you’ve probably seen and a couple you might not have seen. I think I’m going to have to start moving to arrow functions instead of binding things in the constructor.

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Jason Butz is a software engineer and cloud architect with a strong focus on JavaScript, TypeScript, Node, and AWS. Jason has a love for open-soure software and a passion for building scalable, secure, and reliable applications.