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What’s next for the Glimmer mobile JavaScript library

Glimmer, a library for building mobile applications that arose out of the Ember.js front-end JavaScript stack, will use custom bytecode to improve web application loading on mobile devices. The Glimmer UI component library features a virtual machine architecture similar to the JVM in Java and Microsoft’s Common Language Runtime. This virtual machine is built to run inside the browser for use in web UIs. Glimmer and Ember also feature the Handlebars open source library for templating. Because Glimmer is the rendering engine for Ember, improvements in Glimmer help Ember as…

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What’s new in React 16 JavaScript UI library

React 16, the latest version of the popular JavaScript library for building UIs, got its Version 16.2 update this week. It features a fragments capability to improve support for showing multiple children from a component render method. Fragments, which resemble empty JSX tags, let developers group a list of children without adding nodes to the DOM. You can install Version 16.2 from the NPM registry. To install with the Yarn package manager, run yarn add [email protected]^16.2.0 [email protected]^16.2.0. To install it with NPM, run npm install –save [email protected]^16.2.0 [email protected]^16.2.0. Dubbed “React Fiber”…

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