AWS Lambda, the serverless infrastructure from Amazon's Web Services arm has become a popular platform for hosting microservice architecture based apps. The platform provides support for multiple programming languages and frameworks - currently Node.js, Python Java, C# and Go are on the menu.
PHP continues it's long run as the world's favourite server side language in terms of adoption. The ubiqutious language continues to evolve as the team pushes new improvements now GC improvements are coming to PHP 7.3.
The hosting space is really heating up as AWS has announced it's Lightsail, Linode and Digital Ocean have dropped prices of their VPS prices. This trend continues cloud provider UpCloud announcing high performance SSD VPS plans starting from $5/mo.
KaiOS is a Linux based operating system for feature phones. The system is a fork of the Firefox OS, a Mozilla venture that has been discontinued. Firefox OS was based on web technologies, a minimal Linux Kernel was used to boot up the Gecko browser engine. KaiOS continues on this path, being a browser native development.
Boris Bera has released a proof of concept of an XSS vulnerability when using Vue.js with server side rendering. Based on string templates, allowing attackers to target Vue.js through injection of code via malformed templates.
At the MWC 2018 tradeshow in Barcelona all the notable smartphone manufacturers get together and show their latest and greatest. This time, though what really should be in the limelight is Android Oreo (Go Edition) - a lightweight version of the world's favourite Mobile Operating System.