Author Archives: Sönke Sothmann

JavaScript Caching – Adopting Perfect Caching for JS Apps

The Problem JavaScript Single-Page-Applications tend to consist of a lot of JavaScript files. Several hundreds of JS files are no exception. When accessing these applications using a web browser, every single JavaScript file has to be fetched using a distinct … Continue reading

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TypeScript – Nur ein ECMAScript 6 Lückenbüßer?

Diese berechtigte Frage muss sich TypeScript, das statisch typisierte Superset von JavaScript, gefallen lassen. Schließlich bringt ECMAScript 6, die kommende Version des Standards für JavaScript, viele der in der aktuellen ECMAScript Version 5 vermissten Features mit, welche auch von TypeScript … Continue reading

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TypeScript nun bei GitHub, Compiler soll schneller werden, ECMAScript 6 Features auf der Roadmap

TypeScript, das statisch typisierte Superset von JavaScript (Vorstellung auf blog.oio.de), zieht von CodePlex um zu GitHub. Dies hat Microsoft nun in einem Blogbeitrag bekanntgegeben. Damit folgt Microsoft der Forderung der Community. Man erhofft sich dadurch eine bessere Zusammenarbeit mit der … Continue reading

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Gradle 2.0 released with Groovy 2.3 and Java 8 support

Gradleware just released Gradle 2.0 which sets a new backward compatibility baseline. The most prominent changes include an upgrade from Groovy 1.8 to 2.3.2 and support for Java 8. Here is a list of the changes in Gradle 2.0: Updated … Continue reading

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Safer TypeScript – Improved Type Safety for TypeScript

Microsoft Research is working on a project called “Safer TypeScript”. It is an alternative type-checker and code generator for TypeScript – the statically typed superset of JavaScript – which offers improved type safety by combining static and dynamic type checks. … Continue reading

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ECMAScript 6 Delayed To Mid 2015

ECMAScript 6 – the standard for the next iteration of JavaScript – has been delayed to June 2015. Originally, it was scheduled for a release in 2013, then it was delayed to the end of 2014 and now it is … Continue reading

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TypeScript 1.0 Released – the statically typed super set of JavaScript

Microsoft announced the availability of the first stable release 1.0 of TypeScript – the statically typed super set of JavaScript. Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 includes TypeScript 1.0 out of the box. Alternatively, there is also an add-on for Visual … Continue reading

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