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Microsoft readies IE 11 for Windows 7, too

Internet Explorer 11 ships by default in Windows 8.1, and a developer preview of the browser for Windows 7 confirms that the older OS won't be left behind -- for now.

By Jul. 25, 2013

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Dart, Google's controversial Web language, turns 1.0

Google releases the JavaScript alternative, saying it's ready for use on the real-world Web, even if the company hasn't won over browser rivals.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Dart, Google's attempt to outdo JavaScript, passes first milestone

The Internet giant has issued the first stable release of the programming language for Web apps. Also: a host of tools to help it gain a foothold.

By Oct. 16, 2012

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Microsoft shoots down Google's Dart language

Strong backing for JavaScript means Google's alternative programming language won't have an easy time finding a foothold on the Web.

By Nov. 23, 2011

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Need for speed spurs Opera JavaScript overhaul

Opera is reworking the JavaScript engine for its browser, with aspirations to have the industry's fastest. It's got plenty of competition.

By Feb. 5, 2009

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Wahoo! Hardware-accelerated Opera 12 alpha arrives

WebGL graphics is a highlight of the new alpha build of Opera, but the browser also can accelerate 2D graphics, text, and CSS effects--often on Windows XP.

By Oct. 13, 2011

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Firefox coders propose fast-graphics deadline

Direct2D support on Windows could be available in a preview release of the open-source browser under a proposed second-quarter goal.

By Mar. 31, 2010

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Adobe vows 5 to 10 more years of Flash advances

Even as the company redirects efforts to HTML5 and narrows Flash's scope, Adobe is also promising investments in Flash for 5 to 10 years.

By Feb. 23, 2012

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Microsoft releases initial code for IronRuby

The software giant follows through on better support for dynamic, or scripting, languages for Web development.

By Jul. 24, 2007

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Google's post-JavaScript Web plan raises hackles

With its Dart language, Google hopes to overcome problems with the widely used JavaScript. But some dislike Google's secretive development style.

By Sep. 13, 2011