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How to Upgrade a DoneJS Plugin to CanJS 3

CanJS 3 has been released! It’s a major new version with some breaking changes, but our migration guide has everything you need to upgrade your app or plugin today.

CanJS 3.0 Release

Hello web devs! CanJS 3.0 is out. It has a new developer-centric website and new features like:

Server-Side Rendering Without Compromises

Existing solutions for server-side rendering your single-page application are full of compromises. These compromises affect the performance of your application (affecting the time until your user...

How to Debug Server Side Rendering

One of the most impressive parts of a DoneJS application is Server Side Rendering (SSR). You can write your code once and it will render both on an SSR-enabled web server and in the browser. You’ve...

How to Create a Distributable JavaScript Component: bit-social

This article will show how to create a JavaScript component for sharing content through social media link (bit-social) and make it distributable to a wide audience using AMD, CommonJS, or even script...

AJAX fixtures for JavaScript

can-fixture provides AJAX fixtures for JavaScript. Mock up AJAX responses to test code, simulate errors or slow connections, and get stuff done without a server.

Creating a generator for DoneJS applications

Generators add additional functionality to DoneJS applications. In this we article will create a generator that adds JSHint and an `.editorconfig` file to a DoneJS application.

Be proactive, not reactive - Faster DOM updates via change propagation

Learn how change propagation using Red-Black trees can update the DOM faster than Virtual DOM diffing.

Object.observe is dead, long live ES6 Proxies

Learn how ES6 Proxies are a much improved version of Object.observe and solve some of the core challenges of JavaScript framework authors.

CanJS 2.3 Release

CanJS 2.3 is out. Actually, it's been out for a while. But now it's stable, documented, and ready for you to upgrade to. Read on to find out what you CAN do with this release.