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Facebook Sets Date For F8, Expands It To 2 Days

Facebook Sets Date For F8, Expands It To 2 Days

By Chris Crum December 19, 2014

Facebook announced the date for its next F8 developer conference. Not only that, but it has doubled the time it’s giving to devs, extending the event to two days. F8 will take place in San Francisco on March 25 and …

XML Found To Be Just As Fast As JSON XML Found To Be Just As Fast As JSON

Since its introduction in 1996, XML has taken the world by storm by providing an easy to use markup language that’s used in everything from RSS to office productivity software. Its main competitor – JSON – is often quoted as …

Adobe Recommends Reinstalling Java To Fix ColdFusion Installer Errors Adobe Recommends Reinstalling Java To Fix ColdFusion Installer Errors

Java is a basic requisite for many Web applications. Unfortunately, Oracle sometimes pushes out an update that either lacks proper security fixes or prevents an application from installing. Adobe says the latest update affected its ColdFusion installer and has offered …

PHP 5.5 Updated, Version 5.3 On Its Way Out PHP 5.5 Updated, Version 5.3 On Its Way Out

PHP is the weapon of choice for many Web developers. It’s a good thing then that the team behind it has been very diligent with its releases. In fact, they have recently released an update to address some bugs that …

ASP.NET Sees Further Enhancement In Visual Studio 2013 Preview ASP.NET Sees Further Enhancement In Visual Studio 2013 Preview

For a while now, developers have been able to test drive the latest Visual Studio as part of the Visual Studio 2013 Preview. Like any good preview, Microsoft has been constantly improving it as developers give them feedback, including some …

ColdFusion Whitepaper Details Future Iterations In Software Roadmap ColdFusion Whitepaper Details Future Iterations In Software Roadmap

Adobe is making headlines this week with its controversial decision to discontinue development of Creative Suite in favor of Creative Cloud, but that’s not all we’re seeing from its annual MAX Conference. ColdFusion, Adobe’s Web development software, is the subject …

Unity Game Engine to End Flash Support Unity Game Engine to End Flash Support
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It appears that Apple has been right all along that Flash is not the future of the web. Unity this week announced that it will be phasing out support for Adobe Flash development. Unity is a multi-platform game engine that …

PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, PCRE Library Merged PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, PCRE Library Merged

Those who use PHP are in for a treat this month as the development team has released updates for both the current and old versions, 5.4 and 5.3 respectively, of the scripting language. There’s nothing major, of course, but there …

Showcase Your Knowledge With Mozilla’s Open Badges Showcase Your Knowledge With Mozilla’s Open Badges
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For the past few years, Mozilla has been working on a project called Open Badges. You can think of the project like merit badges for the Internet. It allows people to prove that they have accomplished something, or are knowledgeable …

ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 Now Available ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 Now Available
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The world of Web development is changing rapidly. To keep up, Microsoft has been making incremental changes to ASP.NET. The latest update to the framework brings changes and additions to every member of the ASP.NET family. Micrososft recently released ASP.NET …

Tips On Building A Better Web Site From The Pros Tips On Building A Better Web Site From The Pros
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On February 9, developers from all over the world converged on London for the Edge Conference. The show hosted a number of talks, featuring developers from Facebook, Google, Mozilla and more. The focus was on Web technologies and how to …

SignalR Is The Latest And Greatest Tool Available To ASP.NET Developers SignalR Is The Latest And Greatest Tool Available To ASP.NET Developers
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In November, Microsoft announced a number of features coming to its ASP.NET Web application framework over the next few months. One of the more prominent announcements was SignalR, a feature that adds “real-time functionality to Web applications using WebSockets and …

HTML5 Is Now Feature Complete, W3C To Start Focusing On Interoperability HTML5 Is Now Feature Complete, W3C To Start Focusing On Interoperability

Many people will tell you that HTML5 is the future, while others will say that it’s not going to happen. The biggest proponent of and main architect behind HTML5, the World Wide Web Consortium, insist that HTML5 is the future, …

Mozilla Launches Developer Toolbar In Firefox 16 Mozilla Launches Developer Toolbar In Firefox 16
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Mozilla has launched a new feature with Firefox 16 called the Developer Toolbar, which comes with what Mozilla calls the Developer Command Line. This is designed to provide easy keyboard control over Firefox developer tools, and it completes commands and …

Google, Apple and Others Team Up To Promote Web Standards Google, Apple and Others Team Up To Promote Web Standards

In some ways, the Web is like the lawless Wild West that you see in movies and television. There are no rules or standards for how things operate. Some organizations like W3C have tried to bring some form of order …

Adobe Introduces Edge Tools For HTML5 Development Adobe Introduces Edge Tools For HTML5 Development
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Adobe and its products have been instrumental in constructing how we view the Web. Flash was, and still is, a major innovator in the Web-based video and gaming arena. The company, however, saw that HTML5 will one day be the …

Google+ Developers Discuss Google+ History API Google+ Developers Discuss Google+ History API

Google’s Google+ History API was recently revealed. It’s been compared to Facebook’s Open Graph, but uses Google+ connections to bring in updates from third-party services (Twitter, Foursquare, etc.). It also lets you choose what data from these services you want …