Issue #7

PWA Tips Monthly Newsletter

Issue #7 | August 24, 2017

What's New?

Safari Tech Preview 38 includes Service Worker ๐ŸŽ‰

Now service worker is included as an experimental feature in safari technology preview 38.

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If youโ€™re a startup, you should not use React ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

If youโ€™re a startup, you should not use React (reflecting on the BSD + patents license).

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Get push about chrome features ๐Ÿ””

Subscribe to your favourite features and stay up-to-date.

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Bootstrap 4 Beta

Moved from Less to Sass and Flexbox and an improved grid system. Read about more features in our post.

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English Accents Map

Watch English accent videos and get an insight into the different ways the language.

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Browser Updates

What's New in Chrome 61 Beta?

JavaScript modules, Payment Request API on desktop, Web Share API, and WebUSB and many more.

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Safari Technology Preview 38

Beacon API by default and Enabled Payment Requests as an experimental feature and more.

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Making the web smoother with Edge 16

Independent rendering allows the browser to selectively offload graphics processing to an additional CPU thread, so they can be rendered with minimal impact.

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Whatโ€™s new in Opera 47?

Opera 47 (based on Chromium 60) for Mac, Windows, Linux is out! To find out what's new for users, see our blog post.

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What's new in Firefox v55?

Firefox on Windows is the first desktop browser to support the new WebVR standard (and macOS support is in Nightly!)

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Samsung Internet beta v6.2

For the first time, Samsung Internet is becoming available for all Android L+ phones! Plus CSS Grid and lots more.

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Editor Updates

What's new in VS Code Editor v1.15?

Find in markdown preview, color picker UI, auto indent, emmet 2.0 and more.

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What's new in Atom Editor v1.19?

Improved responsiveness and memory usage, editor rendering layer rewrite and more.

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Articles & Tutorials

Estimating Available Storage Space in chrome

Chrome 61, with more browsers to follow, now exposes an estimate of how much storage a web app is using and how much is available.

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React 16 beta updates

The first React 16 beta is now available for public testing. ๐ŸŽ‰ Installation Instructions The beta has been published to NPM with the tag "next".

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ES Modules in Node Today!

Iโ€™m excited to announce the release of @std/esm (standard/esm), an opt-in, spec-compliant, ECMAScript (ES) module loader.

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Whats new in angular-cli v1.3 ?

Add a new optimizer mode, webpack 3 support, proper size reporting and more.

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How JavaScript works in v8 engine?

A JavaScript engine is a program or an interpreter which executes JavaScript code.

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