GitHub Universe 2022, Safari TP 157, Gatsby 5, Riot 7.1, Rome 10, and more | Front End News #083

GitHub Universe 2022, Safari TP 157, Gatsby 5, Riot 7.1, Rome 10, and more

— Front End News #083 | November 14, 2022 —

GitHub unveiled many announcements during the GitHub Universe 2022 event. Firefox is now 18 years old. Safari Technology Preview 157 is now available. On the release radar, we have Gatsby 5, Riot 7.1, Rome 10, and more. And the resources of the week are two open-source variable fonts from GitHub and a handful of utilities.

GitHub Universe 2022

GitHub held its yearly conference this last week. The event included over 50 keynotes and presentations, and here are a few highlights:

The event also included the latest State of the Octoverse report. There are 94 million developers on GitHub, together with 90%+ of the Fortune 100 companies. All that accounted for over 413 million open-source contributions in 2022 alone.

Browser news


Firefox is now a legal adult in most of the world. Happy 18th Anniversary!


The WebKit team has released Safari Technology Preview 157. The list of changes is impressive, such as font-relative length units in CSS, WebCodecs features, and many other aspects of the web platform.

Software updates and releases

Front End Resources

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Wrapping things up

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