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Front-end web development is all about how the world sees your project. Finding the right front-end web framework can be difficult for developers. As a result, Packt Hub provides the latest news and updates around tools like Angular and React to keep you up to date. From JavaScript‘s latest updates to the evolution of how browsers such as Firefox and Chrome display your code, we’ve got all the latest news and insights in one place.

Mozilla launches Firefox 63.0

Mozilla introduces new Firefox Test Pilot experiments: Price Wise and Email tabs

Test Pilot is an important part of Mozilla Firefox, and allows Mozilla to test out new features and tools that aim to improve the...
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Day 1 of Chrome Dev Summit 2018: new announcements and Google’s initiative to close...

The 6th Chrome Dev Summit 2018 is being hosted on the 12th and 13th of this month in San Francisco. Yesterday, Day 1 of...

Phoenix 1.4.0 is out with ‘Presence javascript API’, HTTP2 support, and more!

Yesterday, the Phoenix web framework announced the release of its latest version, Phoenix 1.4. This release includes new features such as an HTTP2 support,...
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Introducing Howler.js, a Javascript audio library with full cross-browser support

Developed by GoldFire Studios, Howler.js is an audio library for the modern web that makes working with audio in JavaScript easy and reliable across...
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React Conf 2018 highlights: Hooks, Concurrent React, and more

React Conf 2018 was held on October 25-26 in Henderson, Nevada USA. In this conference, the React team introduced Hooks, that allows you to...

Google Chrome 70 now supports WebAssembly threads to build multi-threaded web applications

Yesterday, Google announced that Chrome 70 now supports WebAssembly threads. The WebAssembly Community Group has been working to bring the support for threads to...
Mozilla launches Firefox 63.0

Mozilla announces WebRender, the experimental renderer for Servo, is now in beta

Last week, the Mozilla Gfx team announced that WebRender is now in beta. It is not yet released because of some blocking bugs. WebRender...

Chrome 71 Beta is here with a relative time format and more

Chrome 71 beta was released yesterday with international relative time formats and other features. A relative time format in Chrome 71 Beta Phrases like ‘yesterday’ or...
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React introduces Hooks, a JavaScript function to allow using React without classes

Yesterday, the React community introduced Hooks, a new feature proposal which has landed in the React 16.7.0-alpha. With the help of Hooks, you will...
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React 16.6.0 releases with a new way of code splitting, and more!

After the release of React 16.5.0 last month, the React team announced the release of React 16.6.0 yesterday. This release comes with a few...

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Evan You shares Vue 3.0 updates at VueConf Toronto 2018

VueConf Toronto 2018 commenced on November 14th. This a three-day event starting from November 14 to 16. One of the speakers at the event...

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