Issue #10

PWA Tips Monthly Newsletter

Issue #10 | June 28, 2018

What's New?

Official Puppeteer Documentation

Puppeteer is a Node library which provides a high-level API to control headless Chrome or Chromium over the DevTools Protocol.

Jest 23: 🔥 Blazing Fast Delightful Testing

Today we are excited to announce Jest 23, our largest major release to date! Together with over 100 contributors, we've shipped a ton of features and bug fixes.

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You Probably Don't Need Derived State

React v16.4 included a bugfix for getDerivedStateFromProps which caused some existing bugs in React components to reproduce more consistently.

JS Library Usage Over Time

An analysis of http archive data, showing JS library usage over time.

javascript perf

Browser Updates

Changes to Add to Home Screen Behavior

Since we first launched the add to home screen banner, we’ve been working to label Progressive Web Apps more clearly and simplify the way users can install them.

What's new in Safari Technology Preview v59?

Safari Technology Preview v59 has Intelligent Tracking Prevention 2.0, Web Animations improvements and more.

See what’s new in Firefox v61

Faster page rendering with Quantum CSS improvements and the new retained display list feature and WebExtensions now run in their own process on MacOS etc

Whats new in Samsung v7.2?

Introducing new web features such as WebGL2, Intersection Observer, Web Assembly and Protected Browsing etc,.


IDE's & Text Editor Updates

What's new in VSCode v1.24?

In this version of VSCode has many features such as Unused variable detection, Move to new file refactoring and many more

Atom v1.29 beta

Tree-sitter grammars are now parsed asynchronously for better performance and The One Light and One Dark themes now provide colors for the language-html-angular syntax grammar and more


Articles & Tutorials

State of React Native 2018

At Facebook, we're using React Native more than ever and for many important projects. One of our most popular products is Marketplace, one of the top-level tabs in our app which is used by 800 million people each month.

AI at Google: our principles

At its heart, AI is computer programming that learns and adapts. It can’t solve every problem, but its potential to improve our lives is profound.

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400 Wi-Fi enabled train stations in India

For almost two centuries, train stations have launched billions of life-changing journeys in India. But now, those journeys may not even require boarding a train.

india google
Zeit: New Static Deployments

With our latest update, static deployments running on Now became almost twice as fast. Today, we are announcing the biggest set of improvements yet.

zeit static deployment
Augmented reality for the web

In Chrome v67, we announced the WebXR Device API for both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), though only the VR features were enabled.

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