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Weekly Roundup: Node.js Security, Laravel 6.12 Releases, Latest Tech news & Updates

  • By Agira Technologies
  • January 24, 2020

For the love of programming and technologies, we are sharing something new and exciting every week. Today, on doing the same, we have some release notes and news updates for this week of January 2020. Agira’s weekly roundup will let you know the tech news, perspectives you should read for the developer’s community and learning enthusiasts.
Let’s get started with the latest releases.


Laravel 6.12.0 Released

laravel latest releaseThe latest version of Larvel v6.12.0 was released on January 23, 2020, by the Laravel team. Laravel is a popular PHP framework used in web development. The version has come with the ability to load factories from a package, dump test session data, and many more contributions. The new features include

  • Load factories from a Package
  • Dump Session in aTest Response
  • Str::isUuid() Helper
  • Request Boolean Method
  • Factory Builder createMany()


Node Js Security Releases

Node jsNode.js will release new versions of all supported releases line on February 4, 2020. Node js is a front end development framework used worldwide. So, this security release is vulnerable to all supported versions. One critical severity and two high severity issues are about to be fixed. It also includes strict HTTP parsing.

JUnit 5.6 Release Notes

JUnit v5.6 has been released on January 21, 2020. It is a unit testing framework for Java. This release has arrived with performance improvements, new features, and some minor bug fixes. It is a developer side testing tool that as three modules JUnit Jupiter, JUnit Platform and JUnit Vintage. All this model has received breaking upgrades. Here are some of the overall improvements.
JUnit release


The fall of flash is upon us: What to replace it with?

The fall of flash
Source: Wired UK

Flash was a go-to solution for web developers. Wondering what happened all of a sudden and how Flash become unsuitable for the modern digital era. This blog explains the rise and fall of Flash. The author has also shared some of the best alternatives you can use. READ MORE

Top New Features of Angular 9

Angular 9 features
Angular 9 beta is out now and the Ivy render is the default rendering engine for Angular. Angular is a JavaScript framework used for building web, desktop, and mobile applications. This article will let you what are new features that have been made available in Angular 9. READ MORE.

PHP 8 interview: “JIT will bring the language to a whole new level”

PHP 8 release

PHP 8 is expected to release this year. Here is an interview from the senior full-stack engineer Nicklos Da Silva about the release updates from JAXenter. He discussed the forecast of the release date, new features, and the code. READ MORE


Introduction to Web Scraping with Python

Like reading? Take a look at this guide on web scraping here.
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