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Safari 16.0 is out, Astro 1.2.0, Next.js 12.3, Preact 10.11, and more | Front End News #075

NOTE: This is issue #075 of my newsletter, which went live on Monday, September 19th. 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 roundup of this week is a lot lighter compared to the marathon from the last issue. Safari 16 is out and brings many long-awaited features. The highlights of the software update section include Astro 1.2.0, Next.js 12.3, Preact 10.11, and more. And the resources section includes a selection of utilities, templates, and UI elements.

Browser news


Safari reaches a new milestone with the release of version 16. This release brings many features long-awaited, such as CSS Subgrid, Container Queries, animatable grids, Web Inspector Extensions, and many more.

Software updates and releases

Front End Resources

  • BootStarters - free templates for Bootstrap 5
  • codepng - Turn your code into awesome pictures
  • - a simple tool to help you create harmonizing color palettes
  • HTML Boilerplates - Start your web project by generating and downloading your custom HTML Boilerplate.
  • Uisual - Free Landing Page Templates for Startups
  • uiverse - Universe of UI elements made with HTML & CSS

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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