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MDN gets 15, Software Releases and the #100DaysOfProjects challenge | Front End News

adriansandu profile image Adrian Sandu ・3 min read

Hello everyone and welcome back to another episode of Front End News. I do hope you will find the following topics both interesting and useful.

MDN Web Docs: 15 years young

15 years ago, the MDN Web Docs portal was born - and web development was never the same. We all landed there at one point or another, in our quest for knowledge that will allow us to complete our projects.

MDN Web Docs Hero banner

If you want to celebrate with them, you can find a bunch of anniversary designs in their swag shop. And while you're browsing for your next tote bag or a bodysuit for your baby, you can also read their accounting of the most important milestones they reached during these 15 years.


Software updates and releases

Here are the updates and releases for this edition. In each case, you can find the full details in the release notes linked down below.

Node v14.6.0

V8 release v8.5

ESLint v7.5.0

Jasmine Core 3.6

Preact CLI V3

alpine v2.5.0

SystemJS 6.4.0

Commander.js


Interesting things worth having a look at

I also stumbled upon the following news items and I thing they were way too interesting to be ignored, but they were also not fitting in the normal episode structure.

The #100DaysOfProjects challenge

One major challenge developers face with their projects is consistency - staying on track and keeping yourself accountable. That's where the community comes through, offering support and encouragement.

The most recent initiative is the 100 Days of Projects. This is the brainchild of Ceora Ford and it has been already embraced by a lot of people.

The rules are available on the official minisite at 100 Days of Projects. To share your content, just use the #100daysofprojects hashtag on Twitter.

Have fun and keep creating!


That's all there is in this edition. If you want a front-row seat to the selection process for the next episode, join me on Twitch every Saturday (go to twitch.tv/frontendnexus at 20:00 EEST).

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Katie Fenn: the power of developer communitie

Have a great and productive week, keep yourselves safe and I will see you next time!

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I am a UX Front-End Developer, consultant, creator and speaker currently living in Iasi, Romania.

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