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Chrome and Firefox Start Warning of Insecure Sites

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Jan 25, 2017

Starting with Chrome 56 and Firefox 51, browsers will start warning users if they browse a non-HTTPS site that contains a password or credit card input field.

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Microsoft Edge Updates Support for WebVR, Makes Flash Click-to-Run

by James Chesters  Followers on  Jan 17, 2017

Microsoft has started 2017 by rolling out Windows 10 build 15002 to end users, giving developers a new UWP architecture for Microsoft Edge’s multi-process model and click-to-run Flash content.

JavaScript Follow 161 Followers

Opera Introduces Neon, an Experimental Concept Browser

by Charles Humble Follow 359 Followers on  Jan 13, 2017

Opera, the Norwegian browser maker acquired last year by a Chinese investment consortium, has introduced a new experimental browser called Opera Neon.

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Polymer 2.0 Introduces Breaking Changes But the Migration Has Been Smoothed

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 23, 2016

Polymer 2.0 replaces Custom Elements API v0 with v1, deprecates Polymer.dom, uses Shadow DOM instead, but the migration path is not so steep as these changes suggest because they have introduced a compatibility layer that enables code created with Polymer 1.7+ to run under 2.0

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Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla Urge Site Operators to Replace SHA–1 Certificates

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Nov 20, 2016 1

Following their SHA–1 deprecation plans announced last year, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla detailed recently their timelines to remove support for SHA–1 certificates from their flagship browsers. Researchers at security firm Venafi found however, that 35% of analyzed websites are still using SHA–1 certificates.

Development Follow 219 Followers

Firefox Focus, a Private Web Browser for iOS

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Nov 18, 2016

Firefox Focus is a new web browser for iOS that blocks many ad and content trackers by default. Along with its minimal, single tab UI, the browser offers privacy and speed.

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Blisk, A New Browser for Developers

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 08, 2016

Blisk is a Chromium-based browser that brings together the performance of Chrome and the developer support found in Firefox Developer Edition.

HTML5 Follow 27 Followers

Dart News: Angular 2 Dart and Flutter

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 28, 2016 2

Angular 2 Dart and Flutter were the most important news mentioned at the recent Dart Developer Summit 2016.

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Chrome 54 Kills YouTube Flash Embeds

by James Chesters  Followers on  Oct 17, 2016

Google has launched Chrome 54, further side lining Flash in the browser by using HTML5 for YouTube embed. The stable release rewrites YouTube Flash embeds, so that when a Flash embed for YouTube is detected, the browser will automatically use HTML5 instead. Google said that the change had been made "to reduce the overall usage of Flash in Chrome."

JavaScript Follow 161 Followers

Mozilla's Observatory Website Security Analysis Tool Available

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 31, 2016

Mozilla has launched their website security analysis tool. Dubbed Observatory, the tool helps to spread information on best security practices to developers and sys admins in need of guidance.

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Microsoft Edge Extension Toolkit Aims to Bring Chrome Extensions to Edge

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 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 27 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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