Our Favourite Blog Posts from January
January is the time to reflect on the past year and take a look
at what's coming. This is also true for the technology blogs and
open-source projects that we have been following in the past
Aurelia 2018 Roadmap
A lot of effort was put into supporting the Aurelia community in
2017, including a new website with a long-awaited discussion forum
and improved documentation. This year will see features like
server-side rendering, enhanced UX library, template intellisense
and full conversion to Typescript. The core modules will also keep
improving, with an impressive list of new features in the latest Router release.
After more than three years in making, and half a year since the
beta release, Bootstrap has finally released the new, stable major
version of the most popular front-end framework. Although there are
now quite a few options for a CSS framework to choose from, this
release is the perfect opportunity for an update without jumping to
What's New in HTML 5.2? - Ire Aderinokun
If you missed the release of the new W3C Recommendation
stage specification for HTML 5.2, worry not. bitsofcode has a
quick overview of some of the most important changes, inclusing the
new native dialog-element.
Extending the Async Methods in C# - Sergey Teplyakov
Two months ago, Sergey posted an impressively detailed analysis
on the internal workings of async methods in C#. In
January, he posted a
new article explaining how to leverage this understanding by
extending the async methods in three different ways, including
using Task-like types that are supported starting from C# 7.2.
Code the City 11 - Jack Griffiths
We're also excited to share this write-up from Jack about the
last Code the
City weekend of 2017, where our team took part in the fun by
looking into Raspberry Pi's, Azure Logic Apps and Cognitive Services.