All Websites Should be Using AMP

John Mueller, a Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google in Switzerland, confirmed what everybody is thinking, Google and the AMP Team ultimately intends for almost all sites to display AMP versions for mobile devices. “If you ask the AMP team, they…

New Google Tool To Test Your Sites Mobile Performance

Google launched a new tool today called “Test My Site” at testmysite.thinkwithgoogle.com. The tool helps you find out how well your site works across mobile and desktop devices, but its primary purpose is to make the mobile web experience faster.…

Facebook Sets Date For F8, Expands It To 2 Days

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…

Mozilla Teases Browser For Developers [#Fx10]

Mozilla has a new browser specifically dedicated to developers coming out soon. It will be unveiled on November 10th. Mozilla teased it with a brief video on Monday: “When building for the Web, developers tend to use a myriad of…

Yahoo Stops Development On User Interface library

Yahoo announced that it is stopping development on the Yahoo User Interface library (YUI). It’s been around since 2005, and was launched to the public the following year. The library offere developers free, open source JavaScript and CSS tools and…

Use Of C Programming Languages May Be On The Decline

The C programming language family is some of the most popular on the planet. Just looking at the TIOBE Index, we see that C, Objective-C, C++ and C# are all in the top five with their rankings not changing in…

Full Screen Mario Attracts The Ire Of Nintendo

In 1990, John Carmack ported the first level of Super Mario Bros. 3 to the PC to prove that side-scrolling graphics could be done on the platform. He then presented this breakthrough to Nintendo, but the company wasn’t interested in…

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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…