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Mozilla Pushes WebXR as New Open Web API for Augmented Reality

by Sergio De Simone Follow 17 Followers on  Sep 16, 2018

After adding support for WebVR to Firefox, Mozilla is now working on a new API, called WebXR, to bring mixed reality to the Web. Initially announced last year, WebXR aims to replace WebVR in time and to offer a smooth transition for developers using WebVR.

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Mozilla Firefox Will Block Web Trackers by Default

by Diogo Carleto Follow 39 Followers on  Sep 13, 2018

Mozilla recently announced that Firefox will block web trackers by default in a near future. Mozilla plans to releases a series of features through three key initiatives, including improving page load performance, removing cross-site tracking, and mitigating harmful practices.

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Ionic Announced Ionic Framework 4 Beta

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 06, 2018

Ionic recently announced a beta release of version 4 of their framework for building mobile applications. Ionic 4 focuses on improvements to performance and a more framework-agnostic approach by focusing on support for the web components standard.

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QCon New York 2018: Better Developer Experience at Netflix: Polyglot and Containers

by Michael Redlich Follow 15 Followers on  Aug 28, 2018

Mike McGarr, manager of developer productivity at Netflix, recently presented Better DexEx at Netflix: Polyglot and Containers at QCon New York 2018. He described how Netflix evolved from operating as a Java shop to supporting developer tools built with multiple languages. This has ultimately provided a better development experience. McGarr spoke to InfoQ about centralized teams at Netflix.

JavaScript Follow 397 Followers

Uber Announces Open Source Fusion.js Framework

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018

Uber Announces Fusion.js, an open source "Plugin-based Universal Web Framework." Uber builds hundreds of web-based applications, and with web technologies changing quickly and best practices continually evolving, it is a challenge to have hundreds of web engineers leverage modern language features while staying current with the dynamic nature of the web platform.

Architecture & Design Follow 2255 Followers

Experiences Using Micro Frontends at IKEA

by Jan Stenberg Follow 34 Followers on  Aug 07, 2018 2

Today, we commonly split up an enterprise architecture in smaller services, microservices. But we have the same problems with the frontend monolith as we had with the backend, Gustaf Nilsson Kotte explained in a recent interview hosted by Stefan Tilkov. Using a micro frontend architecture, he breaks the frontend into smaller parts, to allow for teams to deploy continuously and autonomously.

JavaScript Follow 397 Followers

TypeScript 3.0 Release Improves Support for Large Projects

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 02, 2018

The TypeScript team recently announced version 3.0 of TypeScript, introducing new techniques for creating and scaling projects, operations on parameter lists, new types to enforce explicit checks, and improvements to the developer user experience in handling errors reported by TypeScript.

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Eich and Crockford on the Future of JavaScript: Insight from the Creators of JavaScript and JSON

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 27, 2018 2

At the recent FullStack conference in London, JavaScript creator Brendan Eich, and JSON creator and JavaScript: The Good Parts author Douglas Crockford spoke on the future of JavaScript.

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Instana Releases Sample Microservice Application

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 26, 2018

Instana, provider of AI powered monitoring solutions for dynamic containerised microservice applications, announced at QCon New York the release of Stan’s Robot Shop, a sample microservice application that can be used as a sandbox to test and learn about microservice architecture, containerised application orchestration and automatic monitoring techniques.

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Netflix Announces Polly.JS HTTP Interaction Library

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 20, 2018

Netflix recently announced the release of Polly.JS, an open source library for recording, replaying and stubbing HTTP interactions.

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JSUI, a UI Toolkit for Managing JavaScript Apps

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 06, 2018 2

JSUI introduces a visual tool for creating and managing JavaScript applications. The project provides utilities and features for both front-end and back-end applications, and most of its features are independent of underlying JavaScript frameworks.

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Microsoft Edge Now Supports W3C WebDriver Recommendation

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Jun 26, 2018

Microsoft Edge now supports the recently ratified W3C WebDriver recommendation, making it easier to automate unit and functional tests with Edge. WebDriver is also now an Edge Feature on Demand, providing automatic WebDriver updates for each release of Edge.

JavaScript Follow 397 Followers

GDPR Changes Highlight the Impact of User Tracking

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Jun 16, 2018

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25th, 2018, with the most obvious impact being a flurry of emails notifying users of changes in privacy policies. As websites determined how to comply with the wide-reaching data privacy regulation, developers quickly observed significant benefits in page load performance.

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Oracle Proposes Deprecating Java's JavaScript Engine Nashorn

by Kesha Williams Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 14, 2018 4

Oracle announced via JDK Enhancement Proposal (JEP) 355 that the Nashorn JavaScript Engine will be deprecated and eventually removed from all future Java Development Kits (JDKs). With the rapid pace at which ECMAScript language constructs have changed, Oracle found the Nashorn JavaScript Engine challenging to maintain.

JavaScript Follow 397 Followers

Microsoft Announces JavaScript Support for Excel Custom Functions

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

Microsoft recently announced a developer preview release supporting JavaScript to create custom functions directly in Excel. This addition moves beyond the existing Microsoft Office JavaScript API, which is limited to building add-ins or web applications that interact with the object models in Office host applications.

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