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.