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Contribute to the 2022 Web Almanac, DuckDuckGo Beta for Mac, the Chrome Dev Insider, TypeScript 4.7 Beta | Front End News #060

NOTE: This is issue #060 of my newsletter, which went live on Monday, April 18th. If you find this information useful and interesting and you want to receive future issues as they are published, ahead of everyone else, I invite you to join the subscriber list at

The HTTP Archive staff is looking for contributors for the 2022 edition of the Web Almanac. Chrome devs share more Insider info in a new series on their blog. DuckDuckGo enters the desktop browser market with a Beta version for Mac users. And the main release of this week is TypeScript 4.7 Beta.

Contributors wanted for the 2022 Web Almanac

Making the Web Almanac is a long and laborious task. That's why the HTTPArchive already started looking for contributors to work on the 2022 edition. If this is something that interests you, head over to the GitHub page linked below.

Browser news


The Chrome team announced a new series on their blog - the Chrome Dev Insider. This is their pledge for more transparency on how things are done behind the scene.


DuckDuckGo has decided to enter the browser market. They just announced a beta version of their browsing app for Mac, with a Windows version still in development.

Software updates and releases

Wrapping things up

Ukraine is still suffering from the Russian invasion - if you are looking for ways to help, please check Smashing Magazine's article We All Are Ukraine 🇺🇦 or get in touch with your trusted charity.

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Timeless DEV post...

Git Concepts I Wish I Knew Years Ago

The most used technology by developers is not Javascript.

It's not Python or HTML.

It hardly even gets mentioned in interviews or listed as a pre-requisite for jobs.

I'm talking about Git and version control of course.

One does not simply learn git