I'm back from the holiday break and just caught up on all the news that I missed while I was offline. This week we've got some thoughtful restrospectives for 2018 and some exciting news.
- Ruby 2.6.0 Released
Christmas is an important time for the Ruby language, as it's an important annual release date. In 2.6.0 comes a just-in-time compiler (JIT) among other exciting changes.
- I Used The Web For A Day Using A Screen Reader
A sighted developer spends a day navigating the websites using a screenreader to try to understand the state of the art in web visual accessibility.
- Scratch 3.0 is now available
Scratch is a kid-friendly programming language that lets you easily build games and cartoon-like applications. This major new release provides updates and now includes hardware support.
- Chocolatey on Windows
Package management has historically been a nightmare on Windows - but not with Chocolatey. A look at Chocolatey, the tool that helps you manage your application packages.
- Get Started Developing TypeScript Apps with WebStorm
One of the best things I learned in 2018 was TypeScript: if you're a web developer and you haven't tried it yet, I encourage you to check it out.
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