YUI Weekly for February 15th, 2013
Welcome to YUI Weekly, the weekly roundup of news and announcements from the YUI team and community. If you have any interesting demos or links you’d like to share, leave a comment below.
Development is winding down for the next release of YUI, currently scheduled for for February 26th. While today marks code freeze for new feature development, the pull request window is still open until February 19th for any bug fixes. With the new feature window closing, we've seen a few notable pull requests being merged into the
3.9.0), including Y.Tree, Normalize.css, A+ Promises, and more. Give 'em a spin and file a ticket (or issue) if you notice any irregularities.
Added to the YUI Theater this week was YUI Open RoundTable 2/14/2013, where we discussed performance benchmarking. This included a preview of
ybench, a Benchmark.js-based tool to ease the pain of perf testing with YUI.
Reads of the week:
- Opera announced their adoption of WebKit (300 million users strong, Opera moves to WebKit), which prompted insightful responses from Mozillians Brenden Eich (Why Mozilla Matters) and Christian Heilmann (I will miss the "Douglas Crockford of browsers"). Farewell Presto.
- On Being A Senior Engineer
- Event-Based Programming: What Async Has Over Sync
- Getting Into Context Binds