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Weekly round-up: React v16.8, Gradle 5.2, Vue 2.6 & more

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Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we had many new releases, including Angular v8 beta.3, JUnit 5.4 and many more.

Honorable mentions

JUnit 5.4.0 released

JUnit 5 released with much fanfare, and the updates just keep on coming. Now, the latest version 5.4.0 adds some new features, bug fixes, and breaking changes. Come see what’s been added and improved upon. New to JUnit 5? There’s no better time than now to upgrade and start with this popular unit testing framework. Learn more about the latest release here.

First look at JDK 13

Things in the tech world are moving at the speed of light and so does the JDK! JDK 12 entered Rampdown Phase Two just a couple of weeks ago but things are moving forward already with the development repositories for bug fixes, small enhancements, and JEPs as proposed and tracked being open for JDK 13. On top of that, we have a new JEP candidate being introduced so the time has come for a new thread! Follow all the updates here.


React v16.8 arrives with Hooks

React v16.8 is live and so is the stable release of Hooks!

This new release brings a couple of important updates and improvements, but the Hooks is definitely the feature that steals the spotlight! If you missed the hype and you don’t know what we’re talking about, fear not! In this article, we are having a closer look at this new feature.

IntelliJ IDEA 2019 progress report

We are back with a new update on IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1! EAP3 arrives with early access to IntelliJ IDEA with the new JetBrains Runtime 11 and some more updates. Check out our thread here and stay up to date.

On the road to Angular v8

Things are moving fast! The fourth beta is already available! There were eight betas for Angular v7 so if v8 is anything like that, the beta phase is far from over. Beta.3 arrives with five bug fixes and one performance improvement. Take a look at all the updates in our thread.

Vue 2.6 brings some important improvements

After celebrating Vue’s 5-year anniversary, the team announced the release of Vue 2.6!

As the team is gearing up for 3.0, Vue core 2.x hasn’t received major updates for quite some time now. But it’ time for a change; Vue 2.6 arrives with substantial improvements, new features and a couple of internal changes. Find out more about the new features and improvements here.

Gradle 5.2 arrived

The Gradle team is back with a new release that brings some very interesting new features. From a new Java Platform plugin to annotation processor improvements, Gradle 5.2 is stuffed with useful changes. See all the updates here.

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