What's coming in WordPress 5.9, Edge 96, ESLint 8.3, Prettier 2.5, and React Redux 8 beta | Front End News #045

What's coming in WordPress 5.9, Edge 96, ESLint 8.3, Prettier 2.5, and React Redux 8 beta

— Front End News #045 —

It's another quiet week after the information overload from the previous issue. Today we're looking at the upcoming version 5.9 of WordPress. I've managed to find the Edge 96 release notes. And the software updates section includes ESLint 8.3, Prettier 2.5, React Redux 8 beta, and more.


A Look at WordPress 5.9

We're getting a sneak peek at the upcoming 5.9 update of WordPress. It is scheduled to arrive on January 25th, 2022 and it claims to be an important step forward. Here are some highlights from the official presentation video.

Love it or hate it, WordPress is an immensely popular CMS. After all, it is powering about 40% of all current live websites. Therefore we can't ignore that it will still be here for a long time.


Browser news

Edge

Edge is being quieter than Chrome when new updates are released. It took me a while to find where to look for the release notes. Therefore I give you the new things that arrived with version 96.


Software updates and releases


Wrapping things up

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Have a great and productive week, keep yourselves safe, and I will see you again next time!

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