The Ember Times - Issue No. 84

αˆ°αˆ‹αˆ Emberistas! 🐹

This week we have a new πŸ†• EmberWeekly.com, ✨ the new documentation site for Ember Mirage, an introduction to the EmberConf 2019 closing speaker – Sarah Allen πŸ—£οΈ, a new theme πŸ–€ for your Ember Twiddles and an exclusive interview with Ember contributor @rwwagner90!


EmberConf 2019 closing speaker: Sarah Allen πŸ—£οΈ

It was recently announced that Sarah Allen – @ultrasaurus – will be the closing EmberConf 2019 speaker!

Sarah founded Blazing Cloud, a mobile development firm, and Bridge Foundry, a diversity and inclusion nonprofit. She previously served as Presidential Innovation Fellow in the Obama Administration at the Smithsonian Institution, and was an early engineer on After Effects, Shockwave, and Flash video. She now leads Google Cloud Platform infrastructure teams working on server-side events and security policy.

So be sure to register for EmberConf if you haven’t yet!


πŸ†• EmberWeekly.com πŸ’₯

Our friends at Ember Weekly launched a new EmberWeekly.com. @ebryn tweets that the site includes six years of their newsletter's content, fully exposed to the web and now indexable. The site is powered by Ember and Fastboot and will help surface the wondering things happening in the Ember ecosystem! πŸ’›

Looking for Ember resources on the web? A great link to share? Browse the Reading or Watch & Listen sections. We think that the site looks pretty slick, too.


✨ New and Shiny Mirage Docs

As @samselikoff posted on Twitter ember-cli-mirage v0.4.13 is out now and it contains a very cool feature. The old documentation site has been retired and replaced with a new and shiny site built with ember-cli-addon-docs.

As if that wasn't enough, ember-cli-mirage currently has 0 reproducible bugs. Help out by trying the latest release and see if you can catch any bugs.


Solarize Your Ember Twiddle 🎨

A new, dark theme for Ember Twiddle now allows you to create, edit and share Ember code snippets in a stylish way πŸ–€.

The project Ember Twiddle Solarized is a UserCSS theme that can be installed in either Firefox, Chrome or Opera in just a few steps. Check out the installation instructions and start twiddling today!


"I contribute to Ember" with Robert Wagner πŸ’¬

Robert Wagner

In our 5th edition of the contributor interview series community member Robert Wagner, also known as @rwwagner90 talks about his work on the Ember Inspector, his motivation to contribute and how to overcome the hurdle of sending one's first pull request.

You can read the full interview on the Ember Forum.

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Contributors' Corner πŸ‘

This week we'd like to thank @greenkeeper[bot], @wondersloth, @tomdale, @SinS3i, @givanse, @bhullarg, @simonihmig, @btecu, @locks, @prasannavijayan, @alexlafroscia, @mansona, @jenweber, @dayton-bobbitt, @chrisrng, @kennethlarsen, @amyrlam, @villander, @makepanic, @nummi, @scalvert, @efx, @chancancode, @chadhietala, @pzuraq and @Turbo87 for their contributions to Ember and related repositories! πŸ’–


Got a Question? Ask Readers' Questions! πŸ€“

Office Hours Tomster Mascot

Wondering about something related to Ember, Ember Data, Glimmer, or addons in the Ember ecosystem, but don't know where to ask? Readers’ Questions are just for you!

Submit your own short and sweet question under bit.ly/ask-ember-core. And don’t worry, there are no silly questions, we appreciate them all - promise! 🀞


#embertimes πŸ“°

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That's another wrap! ✨

Be kind,

Chris Ng, Jessica Jordan, Amy Lam, Kenneth Larsen, Alon Bukai and the Learning Team