Topic: meteor

Meteor’s 2017 focus, React Navigation, and Ship 2.0—SD Times news digest: Jan. 27, 2017

The open-source web, mobile and desktop platform is gearing up for the new year. According to Meteor, the team made significant improvements to project rebuild times, transitioned to Node 4, and kept backward compatibility last year. The team plans to follow up on a strong 2016 by focusing on the most requested features from production … continue reading

SD Times top GitHub projects of 2016

The open-source community has had another wild year building free and open software. We have to give GitHub some of the credit, since over the course of 2016 plenty of unique libraries have been developed using its code repository. GitHub also had some of the most active organizations and popular projects by contributors from all … continue reading

Meteor 1.3 released, Databricks gives developers new APIs, and Google Cloud Platform joins Node.js Foundation—SD Times digest: March 30, 2016

The open-source JavaScript application platform Meteor announced its latest release: Meteor 1.3. This release is focused on helping teams with production applications manage, scale and test their Meteor codebases. It will also help the Meteor team to continue to align the Meteor platform with the innovations in JavaScript. Meteor 1.3 includes better support for application … continue reading

Kony updates Kony Visualizer, high school girls win Meteor scholarship, and Google adds new section to transparency report—SD Times news digest: March 16, 2016

Kony, a mobile development company, today announced an update to Kony Visualizer, the visual application design and development part of Kony’s Mobility Platform. The new release of the cloud-based Kony Visualizer 7.0 includes updates to simplify and accelerate the mobile app development process, allowing users to build connected, omnichannel apps for phone, tablet, Web or … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: Meteor

Trending like a piece of space rock falling from the sky is this open-source project called Meteor: a full-stack JavaScript platform that gives developers a way to build real time mobile and Web apps, entirely in JavaScript form one codebase. With Meteor, developers can “write apps in pure JavaScript, write apps that send data over … continue reading

Companies to Watch in 2016

Technology is advancing at a pace recently described as “frankly ridiculous” by IBM Fellow Jason McGee, who also is vice president and CTO of IBM’s Cloud Foundation Services. These advances affect how we get information, interact with our devices, make decisions, and even modify how we work. They also leave behind a long tail of … continue reading

Meteor CEO talks JavaScript

JavaScript has come a long way from a hacked-together language built under time constraints for a new medium. Since its creation, the language has undergone trials and tribulations at the hands of vendors fighting over implementation. Today, however, JavaScript is the beneficiary of some of the best computer science engineering on the planet. Google, Apple, … continue reading

Meteor’s road map, Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 PC build, and Google Fit—SD Times news digest: July 1, 2015

Meteor has revealed its road map to Meteor 1.2 and beyond. Version 1.2’s anticipated release will take place later this summer, with ECMAScript 6 compatibility, support for Angular and React, and a faster and more flexible build pipeline. Beyond version 1.2, Meteor is focusing on SQL support, better ways to work with REST and microservices, … continue reading

Visual Studio 2015’s release date, Google spells the end for Eclipse Android Developer Tools support, and Meteor acquires Percolate Studio—SD Times news digest: June 29, 2015

Microsoft has announced that the final RTMs of Visual Studio 2015, Team Foundation Server 2015 and .NET 4.6 will be available for download on July 20. More details are available in a blog post from S. Somasegar, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Developer Division. Google sets end of support date for Eclipse ADT Google has … continue reading

Preemptible VMs for Google’s cloud, Rust 1.0, and Meteor raises $20 million—SD Times news digest: May 19, 2015

Google has announced Preemptible Virtual Machines, a new beta cloud technology for Google Compute Engine. Preemptible VMs are cloud instances that can be shut down at any time for short-term storage capacity at a low fixed cost. Google recommended them for distributed, fault-tolerant workloads that don’t require continuous availability of any single instance. The temporary … continue reading

Open-source JavaScript platform Meteor turns 1

The open-source platform for building Web and mobile apps in pure JavaScript has finally reached version 1.0. Meteor was launched in 2012 to make writing software simpler, and since then it has been slowly working towards version 1.0. Meteor 0.9.4 was just released earlier this month. “It’s time for a new way to write software … continue reading

Top 5 projects trending on GitHub this week

This week’s projects feature Chart, Fast and SideComments, all written in JavaScript … continue reading

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