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Node.js Foundation Readies Official Developer Certification

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 05, 2017

The Node.js Foundation is putting the finishing touches on their new Node.js Developer Certification, with plans to release it in December.

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NPM Releases New Security Features

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 04, 2017 1

Today, Npm released new features that should help secure the package registry from attackers. The use of two-factor authentication and authentication token restrictions should help keep packagers more secure.

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CoffeeScript 2 Released, Adding Modern JavaScript Features

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 03, 2017

After a year of intense activity, CoffeeScript has risen from the embers with CoffeeScript 2, updating the language for use in a modern JavaScript community.

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Facebook Releases React 16

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 27, 2017

Facebook has released version 16 of React, adding some welcome features and performance improvements. The only difference this time around is that they completely rewrote React.

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Facebook to Relicense React under MIT

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 23, 2017

Facebook has decided to change the React license from BSD+Patents to MIT to make it possible for companies to include React in Apache projects, and to avoid an uncertain relationship with the open source community.

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Fable 1.2 Announced along with First FableConf

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Sep 15, 2017

Three months after its first stable release, community-driven F# to JavaScript compiler Fable has reached version 1.2, just in time for FableConf 2017, the first conference dedicated to web development in F# using Fable.

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Southbank Software Introduces dbKoda, an Open Source Database Development Tool for MongoDB

by Michael Redlich Follow 6 Followers on  Sep 13, 2017 2

Southbank Software recently released its initial offering of dbKoda version 0.6.0, an open source MongoDB development tool written entirely in JavaScript. Guy Harrison, CTO at Southbank Software spoke to InfoQ about dbKoda.

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Yarn 1.0 Adds Workspaces, Auto-Merge and Selective Version Resolution

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 08, 2017

Almost a year ago we published the news Facebook Open Sources Yarn, a JavaScript Package Manager, introducing Yarn and the motivation behind its creation. The community has moved the project forward, releasing the first major version with workspaces, automatic merging, selective version resolution and many other features and fixes.

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TypeScript 2.5 Released, Adds Language Level Refactoring

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 04, 2017

Microsoft has released TypeScript 2.5. The release is light on new language features, but has some new abilities including basic refactoring built into the language service itself.

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Facebook Refuses to Alter React's Open Source License

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 24, 2017

The Apache Foundation recently announced that Facebook's BSD+Patents open source license was disallowed for inclusion with Apache products. The resulting fallout has caused gnashed teeth and much soul searching for React developers as Facebook refused to reconsider.

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Google's Puppeteer Joins Crowd of Headless Chrome Tools

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 18, 2017

Google's new tool, Puppeteer, is a custom-built Node API used to control headless Chrome. It joins a number of existing community tools that solve the very painful problem of working with the Chrome DevTools Protocol. The addition of Google's tool will hopefully result in more options and capabilities for web developers.

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State of Elm 2017 Survey Results Are In

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 14, 2017 1

The 2017 State of Elm Survey results are in and the data shows that the language and community are growing at a healthy clip. However, the language is probably still too new for many enterprises to rely on.

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Node.js 2017 User Survey Results in the Enterprise

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 28, 2017

The Node.js 2017 User Survey results are in and they show a growing interest in Node from enterprise customers. The Node.js Foundation says that the increase in enterprise customers on the Long Term Support versions shows their LTS strategy is working.

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Babylon.js 3.0 Released, Supports WebGL 2

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 20, 2017

Babylon.js, Microsoft's native JavaScript-based 3D game engine, has reached version 3. The new version supports WebGL 2 and includes a rewritten component for handling physical based rendering (PBR). In addition, developers can use the playground, an in-browser editor, and Spector, a WebGL debugger.

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Angular 4.3 Brings New HttpClient and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Jul 19, 2017

Angular 4.3, the last 4.x release before Angular 5, is a drop-in replacement for previous versions and includes a number of new features, including a new HttpClient module, new router life cycle events, and more.

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