Expert Blog from Unic

A side trip into the world of digital voice assistants

The hype about digital voice assistants, such as Alexa, Siri, Google Home, etc. seems to take no end. What is changing, why we should deal with the voice assistants and how information providers respond to that trend – those are the topics of this blog.

The Miracle of Generators

"But can't we just use async/await?" In short. Yes. But don't you want to know what is going on behind the scenes?

This was the only question that followed an hour-long, mind-bending talk from Bodil Stokke where she explained and demonstrated the power of ES2016's iterator and generator features.

Virtual DOM and a predictable state


Virtual DOM based libraries where you work with a declarative UI, using components and not direct DOM access like in the past, and Flux libraries that gave us a predictable state to work with, are arguably the two most important innovations of recent years in frontend app development.