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WordPress 4.5 Beta 4

March 17th, 2016

WordPress 4.5 Beta 4 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.5, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can…

Angular Material 2: Alpha preview!

March 16th, 2016

On Tuesday, we released angular2-material alpha.0 – titanium-octopus, kicking off the public availability of the initial set of Angular Material 2 components. What is Angular Material? The goal of the Angular Material project is to build a set of reusable Angular components that implement Google’s Material Design specification. We’ve already built a comprehensive set of…

React v15.0 Release Candidate 2

March 16th, 2016

Today we’re releasing a second release candidate for version 15. Primarily this is to address 2 issues, but we also picked up a few small changes from new contributors, including some improvements to some of our new warnings. The most pressing change that was made is to fix a bug in our new code that…

Advantages of Angular Templates

March 16th, 2016

In modern web development, there are several techniques for building the components used by web applications. Angular’s templates are authored using semantic HTML, encouraging a strong separation between how a component is structured and how it behaves. This is a design choice aligned with the Rule of Least Power. the less powerful the language, the…

What’s new in Chromium 49 and Opera 36

March 15th, 2016

Opera 36 (based on Chromium 49) for Mac, Windows, Linux is out! To find out what’s new for users, see our Desktop blog. Here’s what it means for web developers. ES6 default function parameter values ES6 allows formal parameters to be initialized with default values if no value (or undefined) is passed. function fn(x, y…

What’s new on Drupal.org? – February 2016

March 7th, 2016

Read our Roadmap to understand how this work falls into priorities set by the Drupal Association with direction and collaboration from the Board and community. Drupal.org updates Drupal 6 is now end of life As of February 24, 2016, Drupal 6 is at end of life (EOL). To support the end of life process for…

React v15.0 Release Candidate

March 7th, 2016

Sorry for the small delay in releasing this. As we said, we’ve been busy binge-watching House of Cards. That scene in the last episode where Francis and Claire Underwood ████████████████████████████████████. WOW! But now we’re ready, so without further ado, we’re shipping a release candidate for React v15 now. As a reminder, we’re switching to major…

Richard Burford Community Spotlight

March 3rd, 2016

Richard Burford (psynaptic) was an active contributor in the Drupal community. After he joined the community in late 2006, he actively encouraged, organized, and mentored other community members, while also posting more than 1,100 commits. On February 11, Richard unexpectedly passed away while jogging. He’s survived by his wife, Sara, and their three children, William…

WordPress 4.5 Beta 2

March 3rd, 2016

WordPress 4.5 Beta 2 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.5, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can…

Drupal 8.0.5 released

March 3rd, 2016

Drupal 8.0.5, a maintenance release with numerous bug fixes (no security fixes), is now available for download. See the Drupal 8.0.5 release notes for a full list of included fixes. Download Drupal 8.0.5 Upgrading your existing Drupal 8 sites is recommended. There are no major nor non-backwards-compatible features in this release. For more information about…