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An Update (Kind Of) On How Google Handles JavaScript

An Update (Kind Of) On How Google Handles JavaScript

By Chris Crum April 8, 2014

The latest Google Webmaster Help video provides an update on where Google is on handling JavaScript and AJAX. Well, an update on where they were nearly a year ago at least. Matt Cutts responds to this question: JavaScript is being …

JavaScript Is Encroaching On The C Family's Turf JavaScript Is Encroaching On The C Family's Turf

The C family of languages is incredibly popular if you go by the TIOBE Programming Community Index. That has not changed going into June 2013, but one language is creeping up fast. TIOBE Software reports that JavaScript has made its …

Mozilla and Epic Bring Unreal Engine 3 To The Web Mozilla and Epic Bring Unreal Engine 3 To The Web

For the longest time, HTML5 was far behind Flash in terms of game development as it didn’t offer a native experience. Mozilla and others have been bridging that gap over the last year, however, and the non-profit’s latest move inspires …

Google's Cutts Talks About Blocking JavaScript Google's Cutts Talks About Blocking JavaScript

For the second day in a row, Matt Cutts answers a question from a fellow Googler in a Webmaster Help video. This one comes from Webmaster Trends analyst John Mueller: “Googlebot keeps crawling my JavaScript and thinking that text in …

Matt Cutts On Google's Handling Of Single-Page Sites Matt Cutts On Google's Handling Of Single-Page Sites
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Google has released its latest Webmaster Help video. This time, Matt Cutts discusses single-page sites, and how Google handles them. Specifically, he responds to the following user-submitted question: What does Google think of single-page websites? They are becoming more complex …

WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year

Last year, Mozilla released an impressive tech demo called BananaBread that showed how HTML5 and WebGL can handle 3D rendering in a game. It was very basic, but it showed a lot of promise, especially in Web-based texture compression. Now …

Learn To Use Dart With Google Web Toolkit Learn To Use Dart With Google Web Toolkit

Dart, Google’s own programming language for the Web, has a number of fans and proponents that elevate it beyond a simple hobbyist language. Now the company is supporting its users with frequent tutorials on how to get the most out …

Mozilla Kills The PDF Plugin In Firefox 19 Mozilla Kills The PDF Plugin In Firefox 19
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We just got Firefox 18 earlier this week, but Mozilla already has its sights set on the future. That future is one devoid of PDF plugins, like Adobe Acrobat Reader, that could harbor dangerous security flaws. Instead, the non-profit will …

Firefox 18 Now Available For Desktop And Android Firefox 18 Now Available For Desktop And Android

After a successful beta period, Firefox 18 is now available for download to all users of Mozilla’s Web browser. The latest iteration includes a number of enhancements that should make HTML5 performance much better across both desktop and mobile. The …

Facebook Details Open Graph Changes Facebook Details Open Graph Changes

It was announced yesterday that Facebook would be enacting a number of changes in Open Graph. It would force developers to increase the quality of their apps while increasing user satisfaction across the platform. Facebook now has more details on …

TypeScript Makes JavaScript Development Easier TypeScript Makes JavaScript Development Easier
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JavaScript has been one of the core foundations of HTML5 since the beginning. Microsoft has been aggressively pushing HTML5 in Internet Explorer 10. So what happens when you take Microsoft’s desire to create proprietary programming languages and their insistence on …

Google Adds JavaScript Support To Google Drive Google Adds JavaScript Support To Google Drive

Google really wants you to develop for Drive. It has the potential to become the next great collaborative portal for creators to share their latest work with others. Developers are already building apps for Drive that take advantage of the …

JavaScript Takes The Number One Spot In September JavaScript Takes The Number One Spot In September
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What’s your favorite programming language? JavaScript? C++? Or are you aligned with the Python camp? Either way, you have a favorite language that you just prefer working in. It can have a big effect on the overall development ecosystem as …

Google Releases Octane, A JavaScript Benchmark Suite Google Releases Octane, A JavaScript Benchmark Suite

Facebook and the W3C have contributed greatly to the development of mobile browsers with Ringmark. The simple test makes sure that your browser is compliant with the latest and greatest HTML5 technologies. Google has taken that concept and applied it …

This Exquisite Forest Might Be The Future Of Art This Exquisite Forest Might Be The Future Of Art
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I grew up watching a lot of flash animation on sites like Newgrounds. That experience is what turned me into such an animation fanatic and I love that we have the tools for amateur animators to share their creations with …

Twitter Has More Mobile Improvements Coming Twitter Has More Mobile Improvements Coming
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It’s been a big week for Twitter’s mobile presence. First, the company unveiled updates to its Android and iOS apps, bringing more desktop features to the mobile experience. Then, as reported, Twitter and MediaTek announced a partnership to make Twitter …

Microsoft Explains JavaScript Improvements Microsoft Explains JavaScript Improvements
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As a long time follower of Microsoft, it’s still surprising to see the company embracing open Web standards. The company is so enamored with the open Web that they are building Windows 8 Metro apps and Internet Explorer 10 with …