Today we're looking at the upcoming version 5.9 of WordPress. The Edge 96 release notes are available. And the software updates section includes ESLint 8.3, Prettier 2.5, React Redux 8 beta, and more.
Lighthouse 9.0 is now available. The Web Almanac 2021 released 7 of their chapters. Brave launched Brave Wallet. Chrome 96 brings fixes to 25 security issues. Firefox Relay is a new tool to protect your privacy. Safari Technology Preview 135 is out. Last, but not least, Electron 16 and TypeScript 4.5 are the important releases of this issue.
It has been a very quiet week in the web industry. W3C opened up the archive for the TPAC 2021, their annual conference. The notable updates are Cypress v9, Deno 1.16, React Router v6, and more.
Check out everything announced at Chrome Dev Summit 2021. Linux users can now use the stable version of Edge. Firefox 94 is now available, Polypane is now at version 7, and the software updates of the week feature Angular 13, TypeScript 4.5 RC, and more.
New WebKit features have arrived in Safari 15. The new Material You documentation and migration guide is now available. We learn about how Photoshop could have a web version. Safari Technology Preview 134 is out, and Next 12 is the highlight of the software updates section.
The 2021 edition of the State of CSS survey is up again. The Web Almanac team is already looking for collaborators for the next year's edition. The js13kGames 2021 winners have been announced. We have double updates from most browser vendors: Chrome 94 and 95, Firefox 92 and 93, Vivaldi 4.2 and 4.3. The software updates are numerous as well, including Node 17, npm 8, TypeScript 4.5 Beta, Electron 15, and many, many more.
In this issue, we're taking a look at the new things coming in ES2022. We have the results of the JS1024 code challenge. There are updates from many browsers: Chrome 93, Firefox 91, Polypane 6.3, and four updates of Safari Technology Preview (from 128 to 131). The section on updates and releases is huge, with packages like Deno 1.13, Electron 14.0.0, Mongoose 6.0.0, TypeScript 4.4, Yarn 3.0, NodeJS, and many, many more
Google introduces Open Source Insights, a tool to track and analyze open-source packages. Brave released the second update to their BAT Roadmap 2.0. IE users have a new set of tools to help them migrate to Microsoft Edge. And Gatsby v3.9 is the main release of the week.
GitHub introduced Copilot. The 2021 edition of JS1024 is on. The policies for Chrome Store extensions will update on August 2. Mac users can now download Safari Technology Preview 127. And the main release of the week is TypeScript 4.4 Beta.