npm security updates v2.15.1 and v3.8.3

March 31st, 2016

This announcement is also covered on the npm blog: The primary npm registry has, since late 2014, used HTTP bearer tokens to authenticate requests from the npm command-line interface. Due to a design flaw in the CLI, these bearer tokens were sent with every request made by the CLI for logged-in users, regardless of…

Progressive Web App install banners come to Opera for Android

March 31st, 2016

Since we first shipped support for web manifest and “add to home screen” in Opera 32 for Android last year, we’ve seen an increasing amount of interest in progressive web apps. Here at Opera, we’re excited about progressive web apps’ potential to bring the web on par with native apps’ capabilities, and this while avoiding…

Examples of how to make Drupal outside-in

March 30th, 2016

Republished from The authoring experience improvements we made in Drupal 8 appear to be well-received, but that doesn’t mean we are done. With semantic versioning in Drupal 8, we can now make more UX changes in follow-up releases of Drupal 8. So now is a good time to start moving Drupal’s user experience forward….

Code Reuse in Angular 2 Native Mobile Apps with NativeScript

March 30th, 2016

Please welcome Nathan Walker as a guest-author on the Angular blog.  Read on to find out more about building cross-platform apps with Angular 2 and NativeScript. The zen of multiple platforms.  Chrome, Android and iPhone all running the same code. You may have felt the tremors reverberating from the bowels of Twitter or elsewhere about writing…

Progressive Web Apps: the future of Apps

March 30th, 2016

On 26 March, I gave a presentation at iWeb Summit 2016 in Taipei about Progressive Web Apps. Here’s the 20 minute video. If you don’t like my voice, just see the slides. More resources Non-technical guide to HTML Manifest that I wrote for .net magazine Manifest generator New Progressive Web App helps Flipkart boost conversions…

React v0.14.8

March 29th, 2016

We have already released two release candidates for React 15, and the final version is coming soon. However Ian Christian Myers discovered a memory leak related to server rendering in React 0.14 and contributed a fix. While this memory leak has already been fixed in a different way in the React 15 release candidates, we…

Community Notice on npm dependencies in your projects

March 24th, 2016

As most of you are likely aware by now, a potentially dangerous security vulnerability was highlighted recently in the use of npm modules in your projects. In general, the jQuery Foundation still believes this is a safe and very powerful practice and in no way are we saying you should no longer use npm for…

WordPress 4.5 Release Candidate

March 24th, 2016

The release candidate for WordPress 4.5 is now available. We’ve made 49 changes since releasing Beta 4 a week ago. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.5 on Tuesday, April 12, but we need your help…

How should you decouple Drupal?

March 22nd, 2016

Republished from With RESTful web services in Drupal 8 core, Drupal can function as an API-first back end serving browser applications, native applications on mobile devices, in-store displays, even in-flight entertainment systems (Lufthansa is doing so in Drupal 8!), and much more. When building a new website or web application in 2016, you may…

jQuery 1.12.2 and 2.2.2 Released

March 17th, 2016

We’re keeping the releases coming with two new patch releases for the 1.x and 2.x branches. These releases include a few bug fixes, which includes two edge case bugs for jQuery.isPlainObject and a bug when setting the selected property on an option element using the .prop() method in IE 11. We do not expect this…