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Issue #235 December 20th, 2017
The last few weeks have been an exciting time for Ember and Glimmer!

Holiday presents have been flooding into Ember RFCs. This week three big RFCs (278, 280, and 281) are all in the Final Comment Period. We wish you all a happy holidays and a Happy New Year! We'll be taking the week off next week for the holidays.

See you in 2018!
- The Ember Weekly Team

Headlines

EmberConf 2018 Speakers Announced
The official list of speakers and talks is up and ready for all to see!
emberconf.com
Ember 2.17 Released 2.18 Beta Released
Official blog post for the Ember 2.17 and 2.18 Beta releases, includes plans for 3.0 beta.
emberjs.com
Ember Fastboot v1.1.1 released
Fixes custom output paths and adds custom transform based on Ember CLI RFC 108.
github.com

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Reading

The Acceptance Testing Burden
A spotlight on the cost of acceptance testing and how to prioritize testing in your apps.
toranbillups.com
Demystifying Ember Error Handling
A look into Ember's default error substates and how to use them
dockyard.com
RFC: ES5 Getters - Final Comment Period
This RFC covers using ES5 getters to allow computed properties to be used without .get().
github.com
RFC: Remove Application Wrapper Div - Final Comment Period
Proposal to remove the legacy automatic wrapper div around Ember apps and tests.
github.com
RFC: Template Only Components - Final Comment Period
This RFC proposes removing the wrapping div element from Template Only components in Ember.
github.com
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Code

new
Ember Fastboot Form Rehydration
An addon that helps manage user input values after fastboot rehydrates forms.
new
Ember QUnit Nested Module Blueprints Polyfill
This addon provides blueprint overrides for non-acceptance tests in the style of Q-Unit nested modules.
new
Ember Braze
An addon that exposed the Appboy Web SDK to your Ember app.
new
Ember CLI Shim Select 2
A shim to help load configurable select2 locales in your Ember app, with a smaller footprint.
updated
Ember CLI TypeScript 1.0.6 Released
Adds full support for TypeScript 2.6.
updated
Ember Basic Dropdown 1.0.0-beta.0 Released
Drops Ember Wormhole, requires Glimmer 2, and deprecates acceptance test helpers.
updated
Ember Apollo Client 0.6.2 Released
Bugfix support for Ember 2.17.
updated
Ember Font Awesome 4.0.0-rc.1 Released
First release client for v4.0.0.
updated
Ember Power Select 2.0.0-beta.0 Released
Drops dependency for Ember wormhole and adds performance enhancements using Glimmer 2 VM.
updated
Google Maps Markup 2.2.6 Released
Fixes bug impacting distance attributes.
updated
Ember l10n 1.0.1 Released
Fixes plural messages broken in previous release.
updated
Ember Jets 1.2.0 Released
Disables debounce/wait by default.
updated
Ember Scroll To Mk2 2.0.0 Released
New APIs for calculating scroll position in complex layouts.
updated
Ember Data Factory Guy 2.13.20 Released
Fixes mockUpdate to only return data when return attrs are set
updated
Ember Simple Auth Token 3.0.0 Released
Update refresh strategy to use a separate refresh token and upgrades ESA, Ember.js, and Ember CLI.
updated
Ember Cognito 0.4.0 Released
Adds support for Cognito groups.
updated
Ember Frost List 8.0.1 Released
Updated list-item styles to provide more consistent spacing.
updated
Ember Flatpickr 2.1.1 Released
Fixes fastboot flatpickr undefined bug.
updated
Ember Simple Auth 1.4.1 Released
Fastboot app server dependency removed, Ember.testing is no longer destructured, OAuth 2.0 authenticator will now reject correctly for responses with an invalid response body.
updated
A11y Announcer 1.0.3 Released
Cancels timer for Ember.run.later in initializer and upgrades dependencies.

Watch/Listen

Kartik Gupta - Why Ember?
Kartik demonstrates Ember.js's strengths at the Brisbane Ember user group.
youtube.com
Chris Manson - Authmaker
Chris's lightning talk at Emberfest '17 on using the Authmaker Ember Simple Auth addon.
pusher.com
Adrian Zalewski - Eslint Plugin Glimmer
Adrian details the process of how he built Eslint Plugin Glimmer.
pusher.com
Tobias Bieniek - High Level Abstractions
Tobias talks about reducing accidental complexity in your projects by using high level abstractions.
pusher.com

Events

27th
December
Ember.js Atlanta Meetup
Ember Project Night
meetup.com
28th
December
Ember.js Seattle
Project Night
meetup.com
1st
January
Ember Montevideo
Meetup mensual
meetup.com
3rd
January
EmberJS Houston
Upgrading Ember & the Road to Ember 3.0
meetup.com

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