Node.js standard package manager, npm, has reached version 2.0. Among npm's new features, scoped packages promise to make it easier to manage private Node.js modules, just as if they were part of the public repository. The new version also marks the introduction of a new release process and offers improved reliability.
The upcoming AngularJS 1.3 release arrives with a heavy focus on improved form data manipulation. While this version solves some real-life pain points, for some developers, it may not be an automatic upgrade.
Meteor 0.9.2 has been released. It supports building native iOS and Android apps via a new PhoneGap/Cordova integration, along with support for hot code push.
Mozilla has implemented the protocol adapters that enable remote debugging in Chrome for desktop or Android and Safari/iOS. They are to be integrated into WebIDE.
Dr. Axel Rauschmayer has announced the finalised details of the ECMAScript 6 (ES6) module syntax. Rauschmayer says that the goal for ES6 modules has been to create a format that users of CommonJS and of AMD are both happy with, and that being built into the language allows ES6 modules to go beyond CommonJS and AMD.
Geoff Schmidt -- co-founder of Meteor -- announced this week the release of Meteor 0.9 and and the official Meteor packaging system.
Yahoo has just announced they will immediately stop all new development on Yahoo User Interface (YUI).
In an upcoming Chrome release, Google upgraded DevTools with a new “Device Mode” to enable streamlined device display emulation, media query inspection, and a new network throttling tool. These tools make it easier for developers to emulate various devices and situations that their web page will encounter in the wild.