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Google Proves That HTML5 Can Be Just As Artsy As Flash Google Proves That HTML5 Can Be Just As Artsy As Flash
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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:  JavaScript Support, Widescreen Enhancements Coming To Mobile Site Twitter: JavaScript Support, Widescreen Enhancements Coming To Mobile Site
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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 Improves JavaScript Performance In Windows 8 Microsoft Improves JavaScript Performance In Windows 8
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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 …

Twitter Increasing The Speed At Which You Access Tweets Twitter Increasing The Speed At Which You Access Tweets

I think Twitter is pretty fast and I bet most of the service’s users do as well. Pretty fast is never good enough, however, so the microblogging site has gone back to the drawing board to make it even faster. …

Is Googlebot Getting More Human-Like? Is Googlebot Getting More Human-Like?
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Google may be getting better at crawling javascript and Ajax. In a Tumblr post, developer Alex Pankratov wrote this week about spotting an “ajax request issued from document.ready() callback of one website’s pages.” “This means that the bot now executes …

Facebook Updates Its JavaScript SDK Facebook Updates Its JavaScript SDK
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Last week’s Operation Developer Love was a little disappointing as it contained no updates. At least it meant that there was nothing bad happening under the hood on Facebook and no major changes that developers needed to worry about. That …

Metaio Brings Augmented Reality Development To The Average User Metaio Brings Augmented Reality Development To The Average User

A big theme in the development scene these days is how we can make creation via code easier and more fluid for the average user. Not everybody has the time, patience or education to learn a programming language, let alone …

Google Chrome Gets Better Code Optimization For V8 Google Chrome Gets Better Code Optimization For V8

Chrome is widely regarded by users for its speed and ease of use. The speed is definitely the biggest selling point though with the code running in the background really helping that along. To help speed things along even more, …

Matt Cutts Talks About How Google Handles Ajax Matt Cutts Talks About How Google Handles Ajax
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Google’s Matt Cutts put up a new Webmaster Help video, discussing how Google deals with Ajax. He takes on the following user-submitted question: How effective is Google now at handling content supplied via Ajax, is this likely to improve in …

C Is The Most Popular Programming Language In April C Is The Most Popular Programming Language In April
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Have you heard of the TIOBE Programming Community Index? It’s a table that lists the ratings of programming languages and tracks their status throughout the developer ecosystem. It’s a good indicator of where a language stands in terms of its …

Mozilla Shows Off Click Highlighting Mozilla Shows Off Click Highlighting

In their tireless march to make every piece of premium software obsolete with free open source, HTML5 applications, Mozilla, alongside Google, has been been at the forefront of this endeavor. While some of the past examples have been really cool …

Facebook Enabling IPv6 Access For Developers Next Month Facebook Enabling IPv6 Access For Developers Next Month

Another week, another Facebook Operation Developer Update to keep us all updated on the changes coming to the platform. This week is light in news but what is there packs a punch. Those interested in Facebook’s IPv6 plans will want …

Google+ Team Talks JavaScript And REST APIs Google+ Team Talks JavaScript And REST APIs

It was only yesterday that Google posted the latest Google+ platform office hours on YouTube. That one was from last weekend and contained lots of juicy info including a live coding session. It might surprise you then that Google was …

The Dart Platform: An Introduction To Web Development The Dart Platform: An Introduction To Web Development

There are many languages and platforms when it comes to developing apps for the Web, mobile and servers. One of the languages vying for your attention is Google’s Dart Web development language. Seth Ladd, a developer advocate of Dart and …

Easily Port C++ To HTML5/JavaScript With Emscripten Easily Port C++ To HTML5/JavaScript With Emscripten

Mozilla turned some heads last week when they announced BrowserQuest, an HTML5 powered MMO that runs in any compatible browser. That was just the beginning of the potential for HTML5 to power games and other applications in-browser. Of course, BrowserQuest …

Yahoo!’s Mojito Going Open Source Yahoo!’s Mojito Going Open Source

Open source is the lifeblood of the development community. It keeps innovation flowing and developers on top of their game. Google and Microsoft are both pushing heavily into the open source realm. Yahoo! today announced they’re throwing their hat in …

Google: Blocking Javascript, CSS May Be Hurting Your Rankings Google: Blocking Javascript, CSS May Be Hurting Your Rankings

If you’re blocking Google from crawling your javascript and CSS, you may potentially be hurting your own search rankings. It’s not that using that javascript and CSS will necessarily make you rank better, but if you don’t let Google crawl …

Google Chromium Gets New DevTools Page Google Chromium Gets New DevTools Page

The Chromium project marches on towards making Chrome the best browser in the world. It already made waves last week when it became the number one Web browser in the world for a short while. The new update makes it …

Google Docs Added Features Google Docs Added Features

The Google Docs Blog just announced that the company has added improved discussions, search-scanned text in PDFs, custom Javascript and CSS support to personal Google sites and more. Google has made it easier to view and organize all comments made …

$100K Raised by Code Hero Developers Through Kickstarter $100K Raised by Code Hero Developers Through Kickstarter
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Coding is not fun for most people, and one of the most frustrating parts of coding is learning how to do it! Several sites such as Code Academy try to teach people in a fairly simple way, but Primer Labs …

Google Chrome Extensions Not Limited to Gallery

Google recently launched its extensions Gallery for Chrome, but today the company is reminding users of the browser (which continues to gain popularity) that there are a lot more things you can do with it beyond just what’s in the gallery. Google Chrome 4 supports Greasemonkey user scripts.

Chrome users can use Greasemonkey, which is a Firefox extension that allows developers to customize web pages using javascript, to install any user script with a single click.