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MDN Web Docs new home and results for MDN Dev Needs Assessment and Angular Developer surveys Front End News #012 December 21, 2020

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.

Web Almanac 2020 and the DigitalOcean App Platform Hackathon Front End News #011 December 14, 2020

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.

State of CSS 2020 Results, 25 years of JavaScript and Advent Calendar Season Front End News #010 December 7, 2020

This week I give you the results of the State of CSS survey, a large number of advent calendars for designers and developers, and we celebrate 25 years of JavaScript.

Flash Animations Live Forever at the Internet Archive and the Gatsby Silly Site Challenge Front End News #009 November 30, 2020

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.

Major browser updates - Chrome 87, Edge 87, and Firefox 83 - and 10 years of HTTP Archive Front End News #008 November 23, 2020

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.

Web Almanac 2020 Preview, .NET 5, Container Queries, and Angular 11 Front End News #007 November 16, 2020

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.

State of Developer Ecosystem in 2020 and Native CSS Masonry Explained Front End News #006 November 9, 2020

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.

CSS Masonry specs, Caniuse partners with BrowserStack, and the npm public roadmap Front End News #005 November 2, 2020

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.

State of CSS 2020 Survey, Firefox 82, Node.js v15 and React v17 Front End News #004 October 26, 2020

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).

MDN Web Developer Needs Assessment Survey, Vivaldia and Webpack 5 Front End News #003 October 19, 2020

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