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React v16.3.0: New lifecycles and context API

March 29th, 2018

A few days ago, we wrote a post about upcoming changes to our legacy lifecycle methods, including gradual migration strategies. In React 16.3.0, we are adding a few new lifecycle methods to assist with that migration. We are also introducing new APIs for long requested features: an official context API, a ref forwarding API, and…

Drupal core – Highly critical – Remote Code Execution – SA-CORE-2018-002

March 28th, 2018

CVE: CVE-2018-7600 A remote code execution vulnerability exists within multiple subsystems of Drupal 7.x and 8.x. This potentially allows attackers to exploit multiple attack vectors on a Drupal site, which could result in the site being completely compromised. The security team has written an FAQ about this issue. Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version…

Google Home and Bluetooth speakers make the perfect pair

March 28th, 2018

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of your Bluetooth® speakers playing the song you requested—across every room in your house. We brought this feature to life after hearing how much you wanted to amp up the sound with your Google Home Mini. Now any of your Google Home devices can connect to other Bluetooth…

Recruiting gets easier with candidate discovery in Hire by Google

March 28th, 2018

On average, companies engage with 250 candidates before finding the single candidate they want to hire. Often, many of the 249 that don’t get hired is a great fit for future openings—but companies haven’t always had an easy way to identify past candidates that might be a good match for new jobs. That’s why we’re…

Thunder, the Drupal 8 Distribution for Professional Publishing

March 28th, 2018

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Making it easier to find and share GIFs with Google

March 27th, 2018

When we started Google Images, we focused on making it easy to find photos and images from across the web. But as the web evolved and mobile devices changed the way people search, the way people use Google Images has changed too. Most people now use Google Images to find more information about a topic,…

Google Play helps you find what to watch and where to watch it

March 27th, 2018

There’s no shortage of entertainment to enjoy online. With so many different streaming apps out there, it’s not only challenging to figure out what to watch, but where and how to watch it. Google Play wants to change that. Now you can browse the latest new release movies, see which streaming app is playing your…

Google Maps learns 39 new languages

March 27th, 2018

Fourteen years ago, Google Maps looked a lot different, and it was only in English. Fast forward to today, and now more than 1 billion people use Google Maps to discover new places, find the best driving, biking, and walking routes, and get things done in the real world. Today, we’re making Google Maps even…

W3C Invites Implementations of Encoding

March 27th, 2018

The Internationalization Working Group invites implementations of an updated Candidate Recommendation of Encoding. The utf-8 encoding is the most appropriate encoding for interchange of Unicode, the universal coded character set. Therefore for new protocols and formats, as well as existing formats deployed in new contexts, this specification requires (and defines) the utf-8 encoding. The other…

Update on Async Rendering

March 27th, 2018

For over a year, the React team has been working to implement asynchronous rendering. Last month during his talk at JSConf Iceland, Dan unveiled some of the exciting new possibilities async rendering unlocks. Now we’d like to share with you some of the lessons we’ve learned while working on these features, and some recipes to…