After five iterations of the 7.x series, PHP 8.0 is scheduled for release in late 2020. This is a great opportunity for the world's most popular web development environment not only to add new language features and make performance improvements, but also deprecate old features.
HTTP/3 will be the next version of the venerable Hypertext Transfer Prototocol that powers the world wide web. Since experiencing slow development from HTTP/1.1 (released in 1999) to the release of HTTP/2 (released in 2015), things are picking up with the release of HTTP/3 due in 2019.
Create React App is the official boilerplate for React applications. In the recent major upgrade it received support for Babel 7 and other major tooling. Meanwhile TypeScript has also improved interoperation with Babel, but the two weren't available in create-react-app 2.0.
The PHP language has been a venerable war horse for much of the web development community. The first web native programming language continues to power the majority of the web, but in recent times it is facing a lot of competition. What does the future hold for PHP, including the 8.0 version?
The GraphQL momentum has continued strong throughout 2018. After three years of being released as open source by the dev team at Facebook, the protocol is now nearly ubiquitious.
Multinational elevator and escalator manufacturer KONE has revealed that it's control system was found to contain serious vulnerabilities. On September fifth, the company disclosed a series of vulnerabilities in it's KONE Group Controller (KGC) software.
The GNU software tools are a staple of using command line Unix like applications. One of the common oneis wget for HTTP downloads. Wget been stable for eons and has received few feature updates. Wget2 in development will change this.
JIT for PHP has been in the cars for some time now. Originally PHP 7 explored the idea of JIT for adding performance, but this was abandoned because of lack of meaningful improvements for real world applications. However the HHVM from runtime that is largely PHP compatible.