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Firefox 98, Polypane 8.1, Node v17.7.0, React 18 Release Candidate, and more Front End News #055 March 14, 2022

It has been another quiet week in the web industry, with the only significant news coming from the browser section. Firefox is rolling out version 98 to users. Polypane has been updated to version 8.1. And the software updates include Node v17.7.0, React 18 Release Candidate and more.

We all are Ukraine, the new MDN, Chrome 99, Edge 99, Safari Technology Preview 141, TypeScript 4.6, and more Front End News #054 March 7, 2022

The community rallies in support of Ukraine. MDN unveils a new design, a new logo, and plans for the future. Interop 2022 has been officially announced. Chrome 99, Edge 99, and Safari Technology Preview 141 updates are rolling out to users. And Typescript 4.6 is out, as well as many more package updates.

Interop 2022, State of JS 2021 Results, OpenJS Foundation receives Node trademarks, and presenting the Developer Creator Club Front End News #053 February 21, 2022

Inter-browser compatibility continues this year with Interop 2022. The State of JS 2021 Results are out. All Node.js trademarks have been transferred to the OpenJS Foundation. Find out if your code is ready for Chrome and Firefox to reach version 100. There are many software updates, such as Next.js 12.1, TypeScript 4.6 RC, and more. Last but not least, I'm presenting another personal project - the Developer Creator Club.

Firefox 97, Vivaldi 5.1, Safari Technology Preview 140, Ember.js 4.2.0, Node v17.5.0, npm 8.5.0, and more Front End News #052 February 13, 2022

This issue is once more dominated by browser news. Firefox 97 is rolling out - make sure your browser received de update. Vivaldi released version 5.1 for both desktop and Android users. Mac users can now try Safari Technology Preview 140. And the software updates include Ember.js 4.2.0, Node v17.5.0, npm 8.5.0, and more.

Introducing Wolvic, a New Chrome Logo, Chrome 98, Edge 98, Polypane 8, Safari 15.4 Beta, and more Front End News #051 February 7, 2022

Mozilla transfers Firefox Reality to Igalia, to become Wolvic, the next XR browser. Chrome got a new logo. Chrome 98 and Edge 98 updates are out. Firefox published a post-mortem to their January outage. Polypane has reached version 8. You can now try Safari 15.4 Beta. And the updates of the week are Angular 13.2, Babel 7.17.0, Electron 17.0.0, ESLint v8.8.0, WordPress 5.9, and more.

What’s New In DevTools in January 2022, Safari Technology Preview 139, TypeScript 4.6 Beta, npm v8.4.0, and more Front End News #050 January 31, 2022

Find out all the cool things that arrived recently in your browser's DevTools. The WebKit team released Safari Technology Preview 139. And the software updates include npm v8.4.0, TypeScript 4.6 Beta, and more.

Microsoft Edge 2021 Retrospective, Safari Technology Preview 138, Deno 1.18, Node v17.4.0, and more Front End News #049 January 24, 2022

It has been a quiet week for the web industry. The Edge team published their 2021 retrospective, while WebKit released Safari Technology Preview 138. And the software updates and releases include Deno 1.18, Node v17.4.0, and more.

Compat 2021 Update, Chrome 97, Firefox 96, Safari 15.2, Ember 4.0, Jasmine 4.0, and more Front End News #048 January 17, 2022

Compat 2021 brought better cross-browser compatibility. Chrome 97, Firefox 96, Safari 15.2, and Safari Technology Preview 137 rolled out to users. Ember 4.0, Jasmine 4.0.0, and the Node January Security Updates lead the updates section.

Announcing the UI fund, Dusty Domains, Safari Technology Preview 136, and Tailwind CSS 3 Front End News #047 December 13, 2021

Chrome has launched the UI fund, designed to provide grants for people who work on design tools, CSS, and HTML. Netlify wants you to revive your dusty domains and generate money for charity. Safari Technology Preview 136 is out, bringing support for the CSS `contain: paint` and `flex-basis: content` properties. And the highlight of the updates section is Tailwind CSS v3.0.

The 2021 Web Almanac, State of the Browser sessions, 2021 Advent Calendar Roundup, Vivaldi 5.0 Front End News #046 December 6, 2021

We can now start exploring the 2021 Web Almanac. The talks from the State of the Browser conference are now available online. And I put together a roundup of this year's Advent Calendars dedicated to designers and developers. We're getting a preview of both the new DevTools in Chrome 97 and the new sandboxing technology in Firefox 95. Vivaldi launched version 5 for desktop and Android. Last but not least, the software releases include Node v17.2.0, npm v8.2.0, and more.