While previous efforts to combine NativeScript and the Angular framework for Web and native apps go back at least a couple of years, the teams this week announced an approach with a new ingredient: the open source NativeScript Schematics.
After a nearly eight-month pre-release preview, the Dart 2 programming language has emerged as a stable release that includes many breaking changes in a revamp that focuses on mobile and Web client-side development.
The five-year-old TypeScript programming language developed and open sourced by Microsoft debuts in the top 100 at No. 93.
Nodding to the growing Progressive Web Apps movement, Perfecto announced it's providing cloud-based automated testing of PWAs, which blend attributes of the Web and mobile.
The Node.js Foundation published its third annual user survey, revealing the Amazon Web Services cloud is the primary deployment target for Node.js production code.
Magento Commerce announced its upcoming Progressive Web Applications Studio, a suite of tools to help developers create business-oriented PWA solutions.
Common Web developer wisdom says tweaking the performance of Cascading Style Sheets selectors isn't worth the hassle, but at tremendous scale encountered by popular sites such as LinkedIn, that wisdom can be called into question.