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GitHub Integrates its Checks API with Pages

GitHub announced GitHub Pages is now integrated with the Checks API. This integration replaces the historical method of checking for build errors through the Statuses API. Statuses required developers to wait for an email with error information; whereas, Checks allows troubleshooting along the way.

Square Announces Orders API

Square continued its move beyond payments into ecommerce in general by announcing its Orders API. The Orders API allows developers to build solutions that allow customers to place orders online, in-person, and in-app. Orders can be sent to other Square products or centralized POS systems.

Apollo Announces Managed Federation

It's been a big year for Apollo. First, it launched its GraphQL platform. Then, it launched an open-source tool in Apollo Federation. Now, Apollo is adding the open-source technology to its core platform to greater ease usability and adoption of GraphQL in the enterprise through Managed Federation.

NPM Upgrades Enterprise JavaScript Toolset

NPM, a popular maker of JavaScript tools, has upgraded its flagship product: npm Enterprise. The focus of the upgrade increases security, compliance, and collaboration. Package filtering increases compliance, expanded SSO increases security, and UM improvements help scale collaboration.

Postman Now Supports GraphQL

In the most recent Postman release, GraphQL is now supported. This feature has long been requested by Postman users. Postman indicated that GraphQL is the second most requested feature on its GitHub repository. Now, GraphQL is supported in multiple capacities in the early 7.2 Canary channel release.

Angular CLI v8 Includes Architect API

Angular recently introduced the Architect API as a new feature of Angular CLI version 8. The Architect API provides tools that help schedule and coordinate tasks. The API uses functions that the company calls "builders", which are responsible for the implementation of the tasks.

Microsoft's Open Source PWABuilder 2.0 Now Available

As Progressive Web Apps gained traction a few years ago, Microsoft released an open source tool called the PWABuilder. The tool was designed to help developers transform standard web apps into Progressive Web Apps. Microsoft recently released PWAbuilder 2.0 with new features and a redesign.