Apple introduced WebKit Features in Safari at WWDC21. The outage at Fastly affected large parts of the Internet. Microsoft released a guide for moving from Internet Explorer to Edge. Vivaldi released the 4.0 update, promising an alternative to Big Tech. And the software updates of the week include Cypress v7.5.0, Mocha v9.0.0, the roadmap to React 18, and more.
Lighthouse gets a major upgrade with version 8. Stack Overflow is being acquired for $1.8bn. Firefox rolled out update 89, Polypane released version 6.1, and we get a preview of what will come in Chrome 92. The major software releases are Node v16.3.0 and Electron 13.0.0.
TypeScript 4.3 is officially out. We get a glimpse at what's new in Chrome 91. And Safari Technology Preview 125 is available for download. The software releases section includes Cypress 7.4.0, ESLint v7.27.0, and more.
Google I/O announced (among other things) Material You and Android 12 Beta. Microsoft will end support for Internet Explorer 11 next year. Firefox is migrating to new security architecture. And new releases include Ghost 4.5.0, Node v16.2.0, Sass 1.33.0/1.34.0, and more.
Find out how to optimize Web Vitals using Lighthouse. Why is Babel running out of money? Web Almanac needs authors and contributors. And CanIEmail can be your best friend if you create emails frequently. Major software releases include Angular 12, Deno 1.10, TypeScript 4.3 RC, and more.
Bootstrap 5 is officially out of beta. You can use Lighthouse Metrics to measure your Web Core Vitals. Safari 14.1 and Vivaldi 3.8are out. And the software releases include Babel 7.14.0, Next.js 10.2, Node-dev v7.0.0, and more.
Find out how to measure the Core Web Vitals with the in-depth guide from Smashing Magazine. Cloudflare Pages is now available for anyone. And the software releases of this week include Ember 3.26, Grunt v1.4.0, and more.
You can now check if you're part of the FLoC test and why the industry considers the proposal a bad idea. Browser updates are out, with Chrome 90, Edge 90, and Firefox 88. And the software releases include Deno 1.9, Cypress 7.1.0, D3 v6.7.0, and more.
The 2021 Web Almanac needs contributors. Brave updates their BAT Roadmap 2.0. Chrome Developers have a new website portal. And the leading software update of the week is version 2.1 of Tailwind CSS.
The creators of Deno announced the Deno Company. Polypane 5.1 and Safari Technology Preview 123 are out. And the releases of the week include Next.js 10.1, npm 7.8.0, TypeScript 4.3 Beta, and more.
Google and Microsoft are leading a new initiative for better browser compatibility called Compat2021. Firefox 87 brings new privacy features, and the releases of this week include Bootstrap 5 Beta 3, webpack v5.28.0, and more.
Front End Masters released an updated version of their Learning Roadmap for Front-End Developers. Those looking for inspiration to create content should read the Part Time Creator Manifesto. Vivaldi released version 3.7 for PC and Android. And the releases of the week include Gatsby v3.1, Ghost 4.0, and Node v15.12.0.
ECMAScript 2021 now has candidate status. Edge Legacy will no longer receive any security updates, Polypane released version 5 with a lot of new features, and Safari Technology Preview 122 is now available. Some of the major releases of the week include d3 v6.6.0, Karma v6.2.0, and Socket.IO 4.0.0.
Brave enters the search engine market, Chrome 89 update rolled out to users, and the Flow browser is now available for Raspberry Pi devices. WAI-ARIA 1.2 is now a W3C Candidate Recommendation, while the venerable jQuery has reached version 3.6.0.
Firefox 86 is out, bringing over Total Cookie Protection (and a special logo for the Nightly edition). CSSWG accepted the `@container` queries proposal into the CSS specification process. Smashing Magazine offers awesome advice on useful DevTools tips and shortcuts. Software Updates include Lighthouse v7.2.0, Node February 2021 Security Releases, and TypeScript 4.2.
NASA's Linux-powered helicopter reports in from Mars. Low Tech Magazine has a version of its website that runs on solar power. GitHub teaches us how to avoid npm substitution attacks. And the software updates section covers Gutenberg v10.0.0, Node v15.9.0, and more.
The Rust Foundation is the new steward for the Rust programming language and ecosystem. Chrome will ditch third-party cookies in 2022, and the web will never be the same. Release notes for Safari Technology Preview 120 are out, and the main software releases of this issue are Angular 11.2 and TypeScript 4.2 RC.
You should update your Google Chrome browser right away to patch a zero-day vulnerability already being exploited. Next, I prepared for you some opinions on the end of life for Flash. MS Edge now runs natively on M1 Mac devices, and Safari Technology Preview 119 is now available. The Software Updates section includes Node v15.8.0, vuex v4.0.0, VSCode, and more.
The MDN Web Docs have a brighter future due to the Open Web Docs initiative. Mozilla published the 2020 Internet Health Report, WebRTC is now a standard, and Firefox updated to version 85.
Chrome 88 brings support for `aspect-ratio` in CSS. Brave integrates IPFS, and we see what's new in Edge 88 and what changes will happen in the Dev Tools once Chrome 89 arrives. The software updates cover Angular v11.1.0, Bootstrap v4.6.0, Cypress 6.3.0, and Deno 1.7.
We're starting 2021 strong with a new edition of the Front End Performance Checklist. Next, come the results for the State of JS survey, an extra trend report for State of CSS. And we have multiple updates from Node, Gatsby, Jeckyl, and the new Typescript 4.2 Beta.
The end of the year brings over the launch of the new MDN Web Docs platform. We also have the results for the MDN Web Developer Needs Survey and the Angular Developer Survey. Firefox updated to version 84, while the top releases are Node v14.15.3 (LTS) and npm v7.2.0.
This edition brings you the long-awaited 2020 Web Almanac, and the DEV community is running a hackathon for the DigitalOcean App Platform. There are updates to Deno, Node, npm, VSCode, Vue Router, and more.
The Internet Archive preserves some of the most loved Flash animations and games. Node, Webpack, and Cypress are the highlights of the software updates section. And the featured developer project is about booting a PC from a vinyl drive.
This week brought us a lot of updates to the major browsers. The HTTP Archive celebrates 10 years of existence. Electron 11 and TypeScript 4.1 dominate the software updates section. And I've included some great projects as well because awesome work deserves recognition.
We're getting a preview at the upcoming 2020 edition of the Web Almanac, .NET 5 is now available, Container Queries are coming to Chromium and Angular 11 has been released.
Find out what is the state of the Developer Ecosystem in 2020, take a deep dive into the new native CSS masonry specs and celebrate with Brave their achievemements of the last 12 months.
This week I'm most excited by the possibility of native CSS masonry layouts. There are updates from MDN Web Docs, Caniuse partners with BrowserStack, and npm publishes their roadmap.
This week I present you the new State of CSS survey, the preview of the upcoming editorial strategy for MDN Web Docs, the release notes for Firefox 82, and major updates for widely used software like Node.js (v15) or React (v17).
The MDN team invites you to participate to the 2020 MDN Web Developer Needs Assessment Survey, get entertained with Vivaldia and be ready to update your tooling setup with Webpack 5
Today I'm covering the launch of Global Privacy Control, the 2020 Material Design Awards and the 2020 React Community Survey. Then there's the usual updates from the mainstream browsers, important software updates and releases, and much more.
Welcome to the first issue of Front End News in newsletter format. Get ready for a very consistent selection that covers: Hacktoberfest 2020, an introduction to the AVIF image format, GitHub Container Registry and GitHub CLI, what's new with the mainstream browsers, software updates and releases, and much more.