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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.

Java Follow 483 Followers

Gluon Announces Full Java 9 Mobile Initiative

by Victor Grazi Follow 11 Followers on  Jun 10, 2016 2

Gluon is making Java 9 development available to iOS and Android developers in the form of their Gluon VM project, a full Java 9 native port.

JavaScript Follow 161 Followers

Flash Gets Sidelined in Google Chrome Proposal

by James Chesters  Followers on  May 17, 2016 1

Google have revealed plans to sideline Flash in their Chrome browser. In the draft proposal "HTML5 by Default" Chrome's technical program manager says "Later this year we plan to change how Chromium hints to websites about the presence of Flash Player. If a site offers an HTML5 experience, this change will make that the primary experience."

JavaScript Follow 161 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 27 Followers

MIT's Polaris Touts Making Web Pages 34 Percent Faster

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 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.

Java Follow 483 Followers

Apache Wicket 7.2.0 Released

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 02, 2016

The Apache Wicket PMC has released Apache Wicket 7.2.0. This release is a minor release, but does contain new features. To learn more about this release and the state of Apache Wicket, InfoQ interviewed Apache Wicket PMC member Martijn Dashorst.

HTML5 Follow 27 Followers

Google Drops Flash to go 100% HTML5 for Ads

by James Chesters  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."

Java Follow 483 Followers

Oracle to Deprecate Java Browser Plugin in 2017

by Charles Humble Follow 357 Followers on  Jan 28, 2016

Oracle has announced that it will deprecate the Java browser plugin as part of the JDK 9 release now expected in 2017. The deprecated technology will be completely removed from the Oracle Java Development Kit (JDK) and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in a future Java release, but Oracle is yet to indicate which one.

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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.

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Angular Material 1.0 is Here

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

Angular Material 1.0 has been released.

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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 27 Followers

Adobe to Replace Flash Professional

by James Chesters  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 161 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.

HTML5 Follow 27 Followers

Microsoft Bumps Edge Rendering Engine to EdgeHTML 13

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Nov 25, 2015

The roll out of the first major update to Windows 10 includes the latest rendering engine for Microsoft's Edge browser. EdgeHTML 13 includes a number of HTML5 and CSS features and is a good sign that Microsoft can continually update their newest browser.

JavaScript Follow 161 Followers

RiotJS Takes Big Step Forward with 2.3 Release

by James Chesters  Followers on  Nov 10, 2015

The Riot.js core team has released version 2.3, describing it as "a big step forward" for the React-like micro-library. The major 2.3 release organises the code base into six different modules: compiler, tmpl, observable, route, core and cli, meaning that if developers want to use just a part of the framework like the riot-route or the riot-observable they can do it without using riot at all.

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