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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 my scripts refers to URLs. Can I just disallow crawling of my JavaScript files to fix that.” Long story short, …

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Matt Cutts On Google’s Handling Of Single-Page Sites

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 and there are some great websites using only a single page (+lots of CSS and JavaScript) bringing the same user …

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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 one developer has released a new tech demo that blows prior experiments in WebGL 3D rendering out of the water. …

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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 of Dart. The newest video on Dart will teach programmers how to use Dart with Google Web Toolkit. Here’s what …

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Mozilla Kills The PDF Plugin In Firefox 19

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 continue pushing HTML5 in the new year. Mozilla announced today that Firefox 19, which is currently in beta, will have …

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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 big improvement in Firefox 18 is the introduction of the IonMonkey compiler which helps speed up JavaScript performance. Mozilla suggests …

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Facebook Details The Latest 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 those changes. During the weekly Operation Developer Love update, Facebook says that developers will have to watch out for three …

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TypeScript Is Microsoft’s Attempt At Making JavaScript Application Development Easier

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 HTML5? You get TypeScript, the company’s own version of JavaScript. Microsoft announced that TypeScript is now available for developers and …

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Google Drive API Gets JavaScript Support

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 recently released API. Now Google is making it more accessible. Ali Afshar, Tech Lead for Google Drive Developer Relations, let …

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JavaScript Leads The Pack As Most Popular Programming Language

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 more popular languages get more support from larger players like Google and Facebook. That’s why it’s super important to track …

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Test Your Browser’s JavaScript Prowess With Google Octane

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 to JavaScript applications. Google announced today the immediate availability of Octane. It’s a JavaScript benchmark suite that tests your browser’s …

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Google Proves That HTML5 Can Be Just As Artsy As Flash

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 the world. Flash was the tool of choice for most short animated films, but HTML5 might be the new leader …

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