Polymer is a library that helps developers use native Web Components. Leveraging browser capabilities it promises high performance and low payload reusable components for front end developers. At Polymer Summit 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark the team announced Polymer 3.0. The new version comes with welcom architectural changes.
The summer of 2017 has been another where the React.js library has been in the headlines. In addition to being a staple in developer job ads, the BSD+Patents spearheaded into discussions once the Apache Software Foundation ruled it out for any ASF projects.
WordPress is the most popular content management platform, with over 20% market share of all running websites. WordPress licensed under GPL, but has recently considered adopting React.js, which has a controversial BSD+Patents licensing.
Next.js, the framework binding together seamless client and server side rendering of React has reached the milestone 3.0 release.
Next.js is an easy way to get started with writing universal React apps with minimal setup. In July 2017 the lead developer Guillermo Rauch was at JSConf China in Shanghai to give an overflow of the project.
The React team has been busy working on a complete technical rewrite of the React.js core. This effort was earlier known as React Fiber, but it has now realised as React 16 Beta1, which was released on Thursday 26th of July 2017.