The minor update of the DHTMLX Diagram library (v4.2) also comes with a set of novelties for visualizing data on a web page in a more convenient way. The most important thing is that diagrams built with DHTMLX now render well on touch devices without additional configuring. The release also includes several API changes enabling developers to specify default settings for connector lines in diagrams as well as in the Diagram Editor. Apart from that, there is a new way to specify preview sections in the left panel of the Diagram Editor.
Express.js is one of the most widely-used back-end frameworks included in popular web development stacks such as MEAN, MERN, and MEVN. Currently, however, many developers have serious doubts about choosing this technology for their projects since it has not received serious updates for years. But admirers of this framework received a hope to see positive changes in the near future. This month, it has been announced that Express.js 5 is now in beta. Visit the Express.js page to get more details.
Babel is an indispensable tool when it comes to converting modern JS code for running on older web browsers. And the good news is that it has been updated to version 7.17. The most notable thing about this release is that it provides parse and transform support for decorators in ES6 classes. The list of other updates also includes the ‘v’ flag proposal for regexes, parsing support for destructuring private fields, and experimental implementation of @babel/register. Find more information on new additions to babel in this release article.
React Native is a popular framework for implementing cross-platform software solutions. If it is a part of your technology stack, you have to know that 2022 will be the year of great changes in the architecture of this framework. This article provides a deeper insight into the upcoming transformations in React Native’s architecture.
The whole world is witnessing the horrible tragedy that continues to unfold in Ukraine. Many developers from all over the globe have already joined efforts to help the Ukrainian nation. If you wish to make your own contribution to supporting the people in need, you can join one of the initiatives started at the Product Hunt portal.
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