Lighthouse gets a major upgrade with version 8. Stack Overflow is being acquired for $1.8bn. Firefox rolled out update 89, Polypane released version 6.1, and we get a preview of what will come in Chrome 92. The major software releases are Node v16.3.0 and Electron 13.0.0.
TypeScript 4.3 is officially out. We get a glimpse at what's new in Chrome 91. And Safari Technology Preview 125 is available for download. The software releases section includes Cypress 7.4.0, ESLint v7.27.0, and more.
Google I/O announced (among other things) Material You and Android 12 Beta. Microsoft will end support for Internet Explorer 11 next year. Firefox is migrating to new security architecture. And new releases include Ghost 4.5.0, Node v16.2.0, Sass 1.33.0/1.34.0, and more.
Find out how to optimize Web Vitals using Lighthouse. Why is Babel running out of money? Web Almanac needs authors and contributors. And CanIEmail can be your best friend if you create emails frequently. Major software releases include Angular 12, Deno 1.10, TypeScript 4.3 RC, and more.
Bootstrap 5 is officially out of beta. You can use Lighthouse Metrics to measure your Web Core Vitals. Safari 14.1 and Vivaldi 3.8are out. And the software releases include Babel 7.14.0, Next.js 10.2, Node-dev v7.0.0, and more.
Find out how to measure the Core Web Vitals with the in-depth guide from Smashing Magazine. Cloudflare Pages is now available for anyone. And the software releases of this week include Ember 3.26, Grunt v1.4.0, and more.
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.