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Living up to Our Commitment to Diversity

December 16th, 2015

Following through on our renewed focus on diversity, education and accessibility that we announced over the summer, the jQuery Foundation has in the past couple of months hosted one event and sponsored another devoted to increasing diversity in tech through outreach and education. jQuery Developer Summit October 16-18, the jQuery Foundation, along with partners Women…

Angular 2 Beta

December 15th, 2015

We’re ecstatic to announce that we’ve reached Angular 2 Beta.  You can read about many of the improvements over Angular 1 in a recent post.  Get started learning Angular 2 now at angular.io. What does ‘beta’ mean? Beta means we’re now confident that most developers can be successful building large applications using Angular 2. Through…

Angular Material 1.0 Now Available!

December 15th, 2015

The thirty two (32) Core UI components that make up the Angular Material 1.0 library are officially released and ready for you to put them to work in your AngularJS applications. Thanks to the many contributors, from both Google and the open-source community, who worked through the release candidate shakedown cruise over the past weeks….

Invest in Yourself

December 14th, 2015

You already know that jQuery Foundation projects power just about every JavaScript effort on the planet in one way or another. jQuery is the most popular library for web sites. Grunt builds the assets for thousands of projects. Lodash is used widely on both the client and server, making it the most-depended-upon package on npm….

WordPress 4.4 “Clifford”

December 8th, 2015

Version 4.4 of WordPress, named “Clifford” in honor of jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.4 make your site more connected and responsive. Clifford also introduces a new default theme, Twenty Sixteen. Introducing Twenty Sixteen Our newest default theme, Twenty Sixteen, is a modern take…

Opera 34 released

December 8th, 2015

Opera 34 (based on Chromium 47) for Mac, Windows, and Linux is out! To find out what’s new for users, see our Desktop and Mobile blogs. Here’s what it means for web developers. Array.prototype.includes ES2016 (previously known as “ES7”) features a new array method named includes that determines whether an array includes a given element….

Microsoft Edge’s JavaScript engine to go open-source

December 5th, 2015

Today at JSConf US Last Call in Florida, we announced that we will open-source the core components of Chakra as ChakraCore, which will include all the key components of the JavaScript engine powering Microsoft Edge. We expect to open the ChakraCore repository on GitHub next month. Gaurav Seth on stage at JSConf US Last Call…

December Security Release Summary

December 4th, 2015

Last week we announced the planned release of patch updates to the v0.12.x, v4.x and v5.x lines to fix two vulnerabilities. That was further amended by the announcement of OpenSSL updates with fixes for vulnerabilities labelled medium severity. The OpenSSL update impacts all active release lines, including v0.10.x. Today we have released Node.js v0.10.41 (Maintenance),…

Irish is the 64th language pack added to Joomla!

December 1st, 2015

Irish joins 63 other officially released language packs for the Joomla CMS, making web publishing via a CMS accessible to more languages around the world. The Joomla Translations Working Group has accredited Irish as an official language pack for Joomla. Now Irish joins 63 other accredited language packs for Joomla, and is scheduled for inclusion…

December Security Release Schedule Update

December 1st, 2015

The OpenSSL project announced today that they will be releasing security updates for versions 1.0.2, 1.0.1, 1.0.0 and 0.9.8 on the 3rd of December UTC. The updates will fix a number of security defects, the highest of which is classified as “moderate” severity according to their severity scale: MODERATE Severity. This includes issues like crashes…