Massive web tech survey shows how bad habits continue – and WebAssembly may be over hyped

The HTTP Archive has published most of its 2022 web technology report, called the Web Almanac, based on a survey of over...

Cloudflare previews workerd, an open source JavaScript/Wasm runtime for ‘nanoservices’

Cloudflare has released workerd in beta, an open-source JavaScript/Wasm (WebAssembly) runtime based on the same code as Cloudflare Workers, a serverless platform...

After axing free plans, Heroku introduces ‘low cost’ tier including scale to zero

Salesforce-owned Heroku is introducing new low-cost dyno plans, called Eco, to mitigate its decision last month to end free plans from November...

TypeScript 49 in beta: New ‘satisfies’ operator, no ECMAScript Decorators yet

TypeScript 49 is now in beta, with significant updates including a new “satisfies” operator, but ECMAScript Decorators, which were planned for this...

JDK 19 release followed by Jakarta EE 10. But is it the new COBOL?

In a big week for Java, the Eclipse Foundation has released Jakarta EE 10, the platform once known as Java EE (Enterprise...

Wasmtime 1.0 released: WebAssembly outside the browser, but is it really production-ready?

The Bytecode Alliance, sponsors of the Wasmtime project, have declared it fit for production with the release of version 1.0.

Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich: C/C++ should be deprecated

Mark Russinovich, Microsoft’s Azure CTO, says that C and C++ should not be used for new projects. “It's...

Microsoft emits .NET 7 early release licensed for production, new Visual Studio preview

Microsoft has released .NET 7 Release Candidate (RC) 1, and according to the team: “This is the first of two … that...

Adobe set to acquire Figma collaborative design tool, developers fret about future

Adobe plans to acquire Figma, a popular web-based collaborative design tool for around $20 billion. A post from Figma...

Meta releases MemLab JavaScript memory leak detector as open source

Meta, the company behind Facebook, has open sourced MemLab, a tool for finding memory leaks in JavaScript applications on Chromium-based browsers.