Ember Octane

The Ember Times - Issue No. 130

Happy New Year, Emberistas! 🐹

This week, we have an Ember Octane Special Edition for you!

We've collected as much info as possible about this new Ember edition. So throughout this post, you will find useful information to help you get the most out of Ember Octane.

Octane is modern Ember, and I’m psyched that we got it over the finish line. Have fun building apps! ~ Yehuda Katz (@wycats)

This week: What is the Octane Edition? πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈ, where can I learn more πŸ€“, how to migrate to Octane πŸΉπŸ—οΈ, community feedback from Outdoorsy πŸ‘, conquer Octane with Ember Atlas πŸ—ΊπŸŒ, and Octane at EmberConf 2020 πŸ“’!

Octane is Here

Ember 3.15 is Octane! Curious what Octane means for web development? This blog post will get you oriented.

For a write up of the technical details (upgrade strategies, deprecations, new Ember Data features) see the Ember 3.15 Release blog post.

Ember 3.15 "Octane" Released

Today the Ember project is releasing version 3.15 of Ember.js, Ember Data, and Ember CLI. In addition to brining new features and bug fixes, Ember 3.15 also marks the official release of the Octane edition, which is Ember's first edition release.

Ember developers using the Octane edition can exercise modern features like native ES classes, decorators, the new Glimmer component API, and a new approach to state management called tracked properties. Combined, these innovative changes to Ember are more than just new tools and APIs. Octane's features, together, sum up to a paradigm shift in how Ember applications are built.

Octane Release Update

The short version: We're still learning from the community as they adopt Octane, and won't be recommending Octane as the default Ember mode in the Ember's 3.14 release. You can continue to opt-in to Octane in Ember 3.14, and the developer experience...

Octane is coming in v3.14

Update: The timeline has changed since the initial publishing of this post, and Octane is not 3.14. See the Octane Release Update for the latest news.

The Ember community is wrapping up the work for Octane, and we expect to get it over the finish...

Update on Module Unification

Ember's conventions for project layout and file naming are central to the developer experience. It's crucial that we get both the technical and ergonomic details right. I wanted to provide an update about Module Unification and our plans for the...

Community Update: Octane Documentation

The preview of the Octane edition of Ember is coming soon, and with all these fantastic new features comes a lot of documentation. Since this requires coordination of many moving parts, we want to outline the approach we're taking, and outlining some...