The Ember Times - Issue No. 159
Issue #159
๐Ÿ‘‹ Emberistas! ๐Ÿน

Community addon updates: stable version of ember-bootstrap v4 released ๐Ÿ’ฅ, and check out ember-dayjs-helpers ๐Ÿ•ฐ๏ธ!
Simon Ihmig (@simonihmig) announced the stable release of ember-bootstrap v4, tweeting that it's another step toward a full Octane refactoring! Glimmer components are coming next.ย 

Bootstrap users can check out the full list of changes in the changelog. For breaking changes, give ember-bootstrap-codemods a try. We are appreciative of all the codemods in the Ember community!

Not familiar with ember-bootstrap? It's an Ember CLI addon that provides a collection of Ember components that mimic the original Bootstrap plugins and components in an Ember-friendly way, replacing the need for bootstrap.js. For more info, check out the website and the corresponding repo.
Rajasegar Chandran (@rajasegar) created the ember-dayjs-helpers library which contains over 30+ template helpers based on day.js, a fast 2kB alternative to Moment.js with the same modern API.

In your templates, you can easily use day.js APIs using the provided helpers. For example, you can use the {{ opening_double_curly() }}day-js{{ closing_double_curly() }} helper to display the current date or format a date provided.

{{ opening_double_curly() }}day-js{{ closing_double_curly() }} => Display today's date
{{ opening_double_curly() }}day-js date='2019-01-25' format='DD-MM-YYYY'{{ closing_double_curly() }} => 25-01-2019
{{ opening_double_curly() }}day-js date='2019-01-25' format='DD MMMM YYYY'{{ closing_double_curly() }} => 25 January 2019

Check out the full project with the list of helpers provided on GitHub!
This week we'd like to thank @amyrlam, @bmish, @chriskrycho, @chrisrng, @dcyriller, @ghedamat, @ijlee2, @krisselden, @locks, @mehulkar, @miguelverissimo, @nickschot, @pzuraq, @rwjblue, @snewcomer, @tashvaqa for their contributions to Ember and related repositories! ๐Ÿ’–
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Be kind,

Chris Ng, Amy Lam, and the Learning Team