In late October 2016 Matt Mullenweg, the co-creator of the WordPress blogging platform attacked the company Wix for not complying with the GPL License. The rich text editor in their competitor, Wix, app was using GPL code - which was itself a fork of an MIT licensed code.
Towards the end of the year 2016 many users have been delighted to see a significan uptic in their Google Analytics visitors. You might think it's attributable to your marketing or simply the christmas season. But like many things, if it seems to good to be true - it probably isn't.
Polymer is a project from Google that aims to help adopting Web Component standards easier. As you may know, Google is also working on a client side library called Angular.
Finnair, the flagship carrier of Finland recently kickstarted an ambitious venture to the digital world. The company is hiring 70 digital specalists, including inhouse developers to work with Java, Node.js and Angular.
Svelte is a new way to build UIs on the web. While this may sound like it's been done many times before, Svelte has a different approach. Instead of pushing the complexity of the UI generation and maintenance in form of browser abstractions, Svelte works completely at compile time.
The scene for Node.js developers for a general purpose framework has been fairly stable. Express.js continues to be the number one option, but it is growing a bit long in the tooth and the future of Express remains murky.
Search continues to be the top driver of traffic to a large majority of websites. While Facebook and other social media platform are growing, good visibility in search results (SERP) continues to be crucial.
So how to make sure you stay on top in results in the fast-moving web development scene with adoption of standards like Web Components?