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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Twitter: JavaScript Support, Widescreen Enhancements Coming To Mobile Site

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

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

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?

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…