BT

New Early adopter or innovator? InfoQ has been working on some new features for you. Learn more

JavaScript Follow 67 Followers

Microsoft Edge Extension Toolkit Aims to Bring Chrome Extensions to Edge

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 13, 2016

A new tool for Windows 10 from Microsoft, the Edge Extension Toolkit, aims to make it easier to convert Chrome extensions to Microsoft Edge extensions.

HTML5 Follow 9 Followers

Microsoft Edge Get Extensions, Better JavaScript in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 04, 2016

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update includes the latest version of Microsoft's Edge web browser. The newest version supports extensions and Windows Hello, and includes a number of HTML5 and JavaScript features.

JavaScript Follow 67 Followers

ChakraCore Now Works on Linux and Mac OS

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 28, 2016

Microsoft has demonstrated ChakraCore running on Linux and Mac OS X, and Node.js/ChakraCore on Linux.

HTML5 Follow 9 Followers

Mozilla's Servo Browser Now Available Nightly

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 07, 2016

The Servo browser, built from scratch by Mozilla Research, has matured to the point where nightly builds are available for download. The group hopes to broaden the browser's reach so that they can quickly improve its web compatibility and performance.

HTML5 Follow 9 Followers

Microsoft Boasts Power Efficiency of Edge

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 21, 2016

Microsoft boasts that users of its Edge web browser see improved battery performance over other browsers. In addition, the new Windows 10 Anniversary Edition will bring even greater battery efficiency improvements in the browser.

HTML5 Follow 9 Followers

Apple's Safari 10 Pretends Flash Doesn't Exist

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 16, 2016

Apple has announced that the next version of Safari will block Flash and other legacy plug-ins by default. The browser will trick websites into thinking that Flash isn't available resulting in a user prompt to install Flash.

JavaScript Follow 67 Followers

Angular Mobile Toolkit Tries to Make Web Apps Feel Native

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  May 10, 2016 3

A new part of Angular 2, the Angular Mobile Toolkit, brings together tools and techniques to help developers make their web apps feel more native. In a session at ng-conf 2016, Jeff Cross and Alex Rickabaugh showed how to use three of these techniques to build a "progress web app".

HTML5 Follow 9 Followers

MIT's Polaris Touts Making Web Pages 34 Percent Faster

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 13, 2016

Polaris is a new JavaScript framework that aims to shrink Web pages load time by 34% at the median. Developed by researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Harvard University, Polaris focuses on reducing latency associated to network trips.

Mobile Follow 31 Followers

Google AMP Drives Debate About Open Web

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Feb 17, 2016

The launch of Google's AMP project looms this month and not everyone is excited. The project describes Accelerated Mobile Pages as "an initiative to improve the mobile web and enhance the distribution ecosystem." Aram Zucker-Scharff, lead developer for PressForward, says "If Google sees itself as a custodian of the open web then, up to this point, it has proven to be a rather poor one."

HTML5 Follow 9 Followers

Google Drops Flash to go 100% HTML5 for Ads

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Feb 13, 2016

The long, painful death of Adobe's Flash continues, with Google announcing the company's display network will soon stop running Flash ads. In an official post the company said "to enhance the browsing experience for more people on more devices, the Google Display Network and DoubleClick Digital Marketing are now going 100% HTML5."

HTML5 Follow 9 Followers

Microsoft Soon to End Support for IE 8, 9 and 10

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 06, 2016

Microsoft is to stop supporting IE 8, 9 and 10, inviting users to switch to IE 11 or Edge.

HTML5 Follow 9 Followers

Angular Material 1.0 is Here

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 18, 2015 1

Angular Material 1.0 has been released.

HTML5 Follow 9 Followers

Mozilla Has Created A-Frame, a VR Framework

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 18, 2015

Mozilla has created and open sourced A-Frame, a framework for creating VR scenes for the desktop browser, smartphone and Oculus Rift.

HTML5 Follow 9 Followers

Adobe to Replace Flash Professional

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 08, 2015 1

Adobe have announced the end of Flash Professional, replacing it with Animate CC -- a "premier web animation tool for developing HTML5 content".

JavaScript Follow 67 Followers

WordPress.com Replaces PHP with JavaScript

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 25, 2015 9

WordPress.com has replaced PHP with web technologies and a RESTful back-end API for the administration console.

Login to InfoQ to interact with what matters most to you.


Recover your password...

Follow

Follow your favorite topics and editors

Quick overview of most important highlights in the industry and on the site.

Like

More signal, less noise

Build your own feed by choosing topics you want to read about and editors you want to hear from.

Notifications

Stay up-to-date

Set up your notifications and don't miss out on content that matters to you

BT