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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.

MIT’s Duckietown project on Kickstarter aims to make learning how to program self-driving cars affordable

DuckDuckGo upgrades its Apple Maps integration for an enhanced map search

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Earlier this year, DuckDuckGo announced that its map and address-related searches are now powered by Apple's MapKit JavaScript framework. This enabled them to offer...
Firefox

Firefox 68 releases with recommended extensions, strict security measures, and reimplemented URL bar

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Yesterday, Mozilla announced the release of Firefox 68, which brings new updates like support for BigInts, Contrast Checks, dark mode in reader view, and...
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Mozilla is funding a project for bringing Julia to Firefox and the general browser...

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Last week, Mozilla disclosed the winners of Mozilla Research Grants for the first half of 2019. Among the winning proposals was “Bringing Julia to...
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Next.js 9 releases with built in zero-config TypeScript support, automatic static optimization, API routes...

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Today an exciting news was awaiting the Next.js users, five months after Next.js 8 was released. Today the Next.js team has released their next...
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Debian 10 codenamed ‘buster’ released, along with Debian GNU/Hurd 2019 as a port

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Two days ago, the team behind Debian announced the release of Debian stable version 10 (codename - ‘buster’), which will be supported for the...
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Babel 7.5.0 releases with F# pipeline operator, experimental TypeScript namespaces support, and more

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Last week, the team behind Babel announced the release of Babel 7.5.0. This release ships with improved support for a few ECMAScript proposals including...
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Email app Superhuman allows senders to spy on recipients through tracking pixels embedded in...

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Update: Added response from Rahul Vohra, CEO of Superhuman. Last week, Mike Davidson, the former VP of design at Twitter and founder of Newsvine, questioned...
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Stack Overflow faces backlash for its new homepage that made it look like it...

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After facing a device fingerprinting bug and security breach, Stack Overflow was again in the news on Thursday. This time it was about its...
Firefox

Mozilla launches Firefox Preview, an early version of a GeckoView-based Firefox for Android

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Yesterday, Mozilla announced the first preview of a redesigned version of Firefox for Android, called Firefox Preview. It is powered by the GeckoView rendering...
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Vue maintainers proposed, listened, and revised the RFC for hooks in Vue API

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The internet was ablaze when Evan You, creator of Vue, published an RFC to introduce a function-based component API earlier this month. This followed...

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Learning Essential Linux Commands for Navigating the Shell Effectively 

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Once we learn how to deploy an Ubuntu server, how to manage users, and how to manage software packages, we should take a moment...

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