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Introducing Bun, Wolvic 1.0, Preact 10.9.0, Prisma 4.0.0, and more | Front End News #072

NOTE: This is issue #072 of my newsletter, which went live on Monday, July 11h. 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

This week we are welcoming Bun, the latest JavaScript runtime. Wolvic 1.0.0 is finally here. Preact 10.9.0 and Prisma 4.0.0 are the highlights of the updates and releases section. And the resources of the week include CSS animations, illustration assets, and many useful tools.

Introducing Bun, a fast all-in-one JavaScript runtime

Bun is the latest entry on the market of JavaScript runtimes. It runs on WebKit's JavaScriptCore engine and is built using Zig, a low-level programming language with manual memory management.

Browser news

Today I learned that you can track the status of all platform features for the main browsers (via Stefan Judis)


Wolvic, the XR browser from Igalia, is finally here. The official release brings more stability, and many bugs have been fixed. It is compatible with most popular streaming services, and the UI is available in twenty-one languages.

Software updates and releases

Front End Resources

There's more where that came from. Explore the rest of the Front End Resource collection.

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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That's all I have for this issue. Have a great and productive week, keep yourselves safe, spend as much time as possible with your loved ones, and I will see you again next time!

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