Ember Times-Issue 163


👋 Humanitarian! 🐹

Learn about the new features in Ember 3.21 🎉, embroidery preparation blog post📖, get ready for Hacktoberfest 2020 👩🏽‍💻🧑🏽‍💻, CI with GitHub Actions for Ember app: Part 2🎥, and the final celebration 3 major versions of plugins🌟!


Ember blog Announcing the v3.21 version Ember.js, Ember Data, and Ember CLI.This occasion also marks Ember v3.20 LTS released. It will receive Bug fixes until May 2021, security patches until September 2021.

The release of version 3.21 may affect your development workflow in several ways:

  • getWithDefault (Functions and class methods) have been deprecated RFC #554.
  • ember new --lang Support has landed RFC #635.
  • Embers try The configuration of the plugin has been updated to include ember-lts-3.20 And exclude ember-lts-3.12.

This version also launched the 3.22 beta cycle. If possible, please help test the beta version and report bugs before the 3.22.0 release. 💜


Have you ever thought about trying Embroider in your plugin? Well, the community can use your help to log in to Embroider, you can consider giving it a try!

If you want to give it a try, here is one ✨Astonishing✨ new Blog post on this problem Dave Laird (@kiwiupover) Introduced some thoughts on testing plugins for Embroider, which may help you get started.

The blog post discusses how to integrate Embroider into the build pipeline and how to run tests against it ember-tryIf you are completely curious about Embroider and/or you help maintain a plugin, you should read this wonderful and timely post.


Hacker Oktoberfest It is a month-long celebration of open source software.Between October 1st and October 31st, you are encouraged to submit 4 quality pull requests to public GitHub repositories. In return, you will get a limited edition Hacktoberfest T-shirt and sticker (as well as knowledge and fun).

If you are a plugin maintainer, we encourage you to create issues with a clearly defined scope for contributors to participate and provide assistance.Be sure to mark the question as Hacktoberfest So that they can be found more easily.You can also use hashtags to post questions or repurchase #Hacktoberfest. Last but not least, please follow Ember Community Guidelines And provide a passionate experience for all contributors.

If you are not familiar with open source contributions, we encourage you to stay curious and actively seek help. (There is a #hacktoberfest Channel open Man disharmony.) A repo can provide direction CONTRIBUTING or README Files to help you get started. The Ember plug-in you have used before may be a good starting point; the Ember team will also provide questions that may be of interest to you.

For more information, you can visit Hacker Festival details with Frequently Asked Questions of Hacking Festival.


Continue to publish articles on the blog CI with GitHub Actions for Ember application, Isaac Lee (@ijlee2) Wrote another Blog post About how Github Actions saves time on his project. He talked about how to migrate to v2 operations, reduce runtime costs, and set up continuous deployment for your Ember application.

If you want to set up Github Actions for your Ember application, you should give Read this blog post here.


Three Ember plugins have recently released a major version:

We thank all the contributors who made these major releases possible: Booker Hasma, Brian Mishkin (@bmish), Chris Crichrycho (@chriskrycho), Chris Mansona (@mansona), Dan Freeman (@dfreeman), David Hamilton (@hjdivad), Ivan McDougall (@mrloop), James Davis (@jamescdavis), with Nick Schot (@nickschot).


This week we want to thank Amy Lin (@amyrlam), Andreyfel (@andreyfel), Brian Mishkin (@bmish), Chris van der Plog (@chrisvdp), Kale (@ckarlbe), Isaac Lee (@ijlee2), Jared Galanis (@jaredgalanis), James Herdman (@jherdman), Kelly Selden (@kellyselden), Dave Laird (@kiwiupover), Ilya Lachenko (@knownasilya), Chris Selden (@krisselden), Alex Kanunnikov (@lifeart), Chris Manson (@mansona), Melanie Sumner (@MelSumner), Chris Garrett (@pzuraq), Robert Jackson (@rwjblue), Robert Wagner (@rwwagner90), Scott Newcomer (@snewcomer), Theenadayalan (theenadayalank), @TeamFootball, with Yehuda Katz (@wycats) Thanks for their contributions to Ember and related repositories! 💖


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Submit your own Short and sweet problem under bit.ly/ask-ember-coreDon’t worry, there are no stupid questions, we thank them-guaranteed! 🤞

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Be kind,

Isaac Lee, Jared Galanis, Abhilash LR, Amy Lam and the learning team



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