Vue.JS 3 receives update

There’s a major new release of Vue.js, the JavaScript library. The developers say version 3 provides improved performance, smaller bundle sizes, better TypeScript integration, new APIs for tackling large scale use cases, and “a solid foundation for long-term future iterations of the framework”. Vue.js is a small, flexible JavaScript library that you can use to build interactive web applications. The developers say it offers simplicity, performance, and flexibility. It is made up of a core...

JetBrains integrate DeepCode

DeepCode, a SAST tool bug finder based on machine learning, can now be used seamlessly from within IntelliJ, PyCharm, and WebStorm. There’s a lot of interest lately on Static Application Security Testing (SAST) Tools, and that has to do with the fact that the software written today is very complex and very large – a simple code review by humans won’t cut it anymore. Thus the introduction of SAST tools into the CI/CD pipeline and more specifically...

TypeScript goes 3.9

TypeScript has been updated with improvements to the latest release centered on performance, polish, and stability, according to the development team. The compiler and editing experience have been worked on to improve speed.  TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript that adds optional static types which can be checked by the TypeScript compiler to catch common errors in your programs. The developers say they worked on TypeScript’s performance after observing extremely poor editing/compilation speed with packages...

Babel 7 out with improved TypeScript support

Babel was once the lifesaver for many JavaScript projects. It took “future” JavaScript and compiled it to “current” JavaScript. But now the future has arrived, almost, and the question is do we need a compile step to slow things down? Things at Babel haven’t been running smoothly for a while, but now version 7 is ready: “After almost 2 years, 4k commits, over 50 pre-releases, and a lot of help we are excited to announce...