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React 16.9 releases with an asynchronous testing utility, programmatic Profiler, and more

Yesterday, the React team announced the release of React 16.9. This release comes with an asynchronous testing utility, programmatic Profiler, and a few deprecations...
Liz Fong-Jones is leaving Google

Google’s $5.5m ‘cookie’ privacy settlement that paid nothing to users is now voided by...

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit voided Google's $5.5m ‘cookie’ privacy settlement that paid nothing to consumers. The settlement was...
Julia 1.0 has been released

FFmpeg 4.2 releases with AV1 decoding support through libdav1d, decoding of HEVC 4:4:4 content...

Two days ago, the team behind FFmpeg released their latest version of FFmpeg 4.2, nicknamed “Ada”. This release comes with many new filters, decoders,...
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Google Chrome to simplify URLs by hiding special-case subdomains

Google’s decision to hide the special-case subdomains, “www” and “m” in Chrome M69 received a huge backlash from the public last year. Following this...
Firefox Nightly browser: Debugging your app is now fun with Mozilla’s new ‘time travel’ feature

Scroll Snapping and other cool CSS features come to Firefox 68

Yesterday, the Firefox team announced details of the new CSS features added to the Firefox 68. Earlier this month they had announced the release...
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Is Dark an AWS Lambda challenger?

On Monday, the CEO and Co-founder of Dark, Ellen Chisa, announced the project had raised $3.5 million in funding in a Medium post. Dark...
Why you need a monorepo

ES2019: What’s new in ECMAScript, the JavaScript specification standard

Every year a new edition of the ECMAScript (ES) scripting-language specification standard comes out. This year it is its tenth edition, also known as...
5 Python blog posts to boost your skills

Stack Overflow faces backlash for removing the “Hot Meta Posts” section; community feels...

Last week, Stack Overflow users took to its Meta site to express their concern regarding the communication breakdown between the site and its community....
Amazon Transcribe WebSockets

Amazon Transcribe Streaming announces support for WebSockets

Last week, Amazon announced that its automatic speech recognition (ASR) service, Amazon Transcribe, now supports WebSockets. According to Amazon, “WebSocket support opens Amazon Transcribe...

Laracon US 2019 highlights: Laravel 6 release update, Laravel Vapor, and more

Laracon US 2019, probably the biggest Laravel conference, wrapped up yesterday. Its creator, Tylor Otwell kick-started the event by talking about the next major...

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Mapbox introduces MARTINI, a client-side terrain mesh generation code

Two days ago, Vladimir Agafonkin, an engineer at Mapbox introduced a client-side terrain mesh generation code, called MARTINI, short for ‘Mapbox's Awesome Right-Triangulated Irregular...

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