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Meteor 1.4 Release Updates Node and MongoDB

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 02, 2016

Version 1.4 of Meteor has been released, with major updates to Node and MongoDB. Zoltan Olah, Meteor's director of customer success, said the release "focuses on long term stability for the platform, continues our work to align Meteor with the wider JavaScript ecosystem, and positions us to work closer with the community than ever before."

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1.3 Release Brings Out-of-the-Box npm Integration to Meteor

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 30, 2016

Meteor has announced version 1.3, bringing ES2015 Modules as well as a rewritten Cordova layer.

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Meteor Brings "Pay-as-you-go" Galaxy, Ends Free Hosting

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 15, 2016

Meteor has rolled out "pay-as-you-go" Galaxy for individual developers, with stable containers and enhanced fault tolerance via high availability.

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Is React the Future of Meteor?

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 23, 2016 4

In a series of blog posts, Sacha Greif describes the uncertain state of JavaScript platform Meteor. He describes how adopting React can take Meteor more relevant for the years ahead.

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Angular Meteor 1.2.0 Released

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Nov 17, 2015

Meteor have released the updated version of Angular Meteor, its library for using AngularJS on top of Meteor.

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Meteor 1.2: ECMAScript 2015 and support for AngularJS, React

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 29, 2015

Meteor 1.2 has been released, announcing ECMAScript 2015 as the official JavaScript of the Meteor platform, along with support for Angular and React.


Meteor 1.1: Now with Support for Windows and MongoDB 3.0

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 07, 2015 1

Matt DeBergalis has released version 1.1 of Meteor, announcing support for both Windows and MongoDB 3.0. The 1.1 release "adds first-class official support" for developing applications software on Microsoft Windows, DeBergalis said, adding that it is the start of "a commitment to developers on the Microsoft platform."


Meteor Strikes 1.0

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Nov 06, 2014

Matt DeBergalis has announced the Meteor 1.0 release, with new features for mobile app development and packaging improvements. Among some of the highlights in the landmark release is improved Mobile App Support. Where support for building mobile apps in Meteor was announced in September's 0.9.2 release, 1.0 brings with it significant changes relating to Cordova.


FathomDB Brings Real Time Data to Meteor

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 14, 2014

Matt DeBergalis has announced Meteor's acquisition of FathomDB, the database-as-a-service platform. FathomDB's creator, Justin Santa Barbara, joins the Meteor core team, and DeBergalis says FathomDB tackles many of the same challenges that the team are solving in Meteor around the notion of a realtime database as a service.


Meteor Brings Hot Code Push to Mobile Apps

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 17, 2014

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.


Meteor 0.9 Release Brings Controversial Packaging System

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 02, 2014

Geoff Schmidt -- co-founder of Meteor -- announced this week the release of Meteor 0.9 and and the official Meteor packaging system.


Meteor 0.8: Blaze Release Overhauls Rendering System

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 08, 2014

Meteor has released version 0.8, bringing an “an overhaul of Meteor's rendering system.” Meteor’s next generation live templating engine, Blaze, includes support for fine-grained DOM updates, jQuery integration and simpler API. Blaze replaces the live page update engine Spark that was introduced in version 0.4 in 2012.


Meteor 0.7.1 Release Brings Dev Accounts, Further Improvements

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 28, 2014

Matt DeBergalis has released version 0.7.1 of Meteor, with the improvements to oplog and minimongo, CSS preprocessing, and Meteor developer accounts. Version 0.7.1 includes added support to minimongo for what DeBergalis refers to on the Meteor blog as “more of the ‘estoteric corners’ of the MongoDB query language."


Phusion Passenger App Server Gains Node.js Support

by Felix Holmgren Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 05, 2013

Phusion Passenger, a popular web app server originally for Ruby, now supports Node.js apps. The feature was introduced in the Enterprise edition of Passenger earlier this year, but has been open sourced as of the recent 4.0.21 release of the free version. Phusion Passenger brings Scaling, Statistics, Supervision and Multitenancy to Node.js. InfoQ talked to Phusion's CTO Hongli Lai.


The Post-HTTP Era: Real-Time Web Apps With Meteor

by Zef Hemel Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 12, 2013 2

During the HTML5 Track at QCon New York 2013 Matt DeBergalis gave a talk on Meteor, the open-source real-time web application framework that DeBergalis co-founded. On the modern web, clients get increasingly capable and more and more work happens in the client. However, the tools to build these modern web applications, DeBergalis argues, have not caught up.

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