Front end development has become increasingly about configuration and setting up a development environment. Gone are the days when you fired up notepad and started working. Now you need to spend hours before you get started with producing actual code. Or do you?
ReactiveX is a library that helps developers work with asynchronous development by hiding things like threading, thread-safety considerations and non-blocking I/O. All of this is made available for multiple different languages.
The Nuclide IDE (Integrated Development Environment) from Facebook received a significant upgrade with version 0.111.0.
In 2015 React.js became the epitome of cool and Angular.js turned from everyone's favourite front end framework to a horrible two-way databinding monster. Obviously that's all overstated and Angular 1.x continues to function just as well as it did in 2014 and solves a lot of problems.