The NPM project has formally acknowledged a long-standing security vulnerability in which it is possible for malicious packages to run arbitrary code on developer's systems, leading to the first NPM created worm. With the recent problems with NPM, is it safe to use any more? InfoQ investigates.
The JHipster team has released JHipster 3.0 with new support for microservices, and with new options to generate a complete microservices architecture.
According to Isaac Z. Schlueter, the creator of npm, two days ago the npm registry started to report hundreds of failed builds per minute. Users worldwide could not install or build certain Node.js packages. Thousands of dependent packages were broken including Babel, Atom, Ember, React Native and many other packages depending on line-numbers. What happened?
Google has announced that node.js is available in beta on App Engine. However, unlike the pure PAAS offerings on App Engine, the node.js functionality uses their App Engine flexible environment. This hybrid environment wraps the app up in a Docker image and manages the VMs automatically.
Mozilla has release Developer Edition 47 for Firefox, bringing new features to improve add-on debugging.
Browser vendors are positioning WebAssembly as the safe, native format for the web. In an important step, each vendor has released preview functionality of WebAssembly in their respective browsers.
Meteor has rolled out "pay-as-you-go" Galaxy for individual developers, with stable containers and enhanced fault tolerance via high availability.
On 8th and 9th March, the jDays Conference was hosted in Gothenburg, Sweden, followed by an additional day of optional workshops. Currently in its third edition, jDays congregated forty speakers from several different countries, who covered a varied range of topics with a special emphasis in the Java language, methodologies and practices, and front-end technologies.
Today, the Eclipse Foundation announced the first release of the Eclipse Che next-generation web-based IDE. Read on to find out what it contains.
The Ember.js team has released version of 2.4. After a six-week maturation cycle as a stable version, 2.4 will be declared Ember's first LTS release.