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Google modernizes Octane JavaScript speed test

The new benchmark is designed to catch a new class of browser performance problems -- and perhaps to curry favor with rival browser makers.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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How to tackle JavaScript-based ransomware sites

Ransomware holding you and your computer hostage? Don't worry, its scheme can easily be overcome.

By Jul. 16, 2013

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Google: Dart will rescue browsers from JavaScript

The programming language for Web sites and Web apps is less complex and therefore easier to develop, Chrome programmers argue at Google I/O.

By May. 17, 2013

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Mozilla juices Firefox's JavaScript with IonMonkey

Trying to keep competitive when running Web-based software, Mozilla is working to speed up its engine for running JavaScript software. Expect it in early 2013.

By Sep. 12, 2012

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JavaScript expert: WebKit, get your bug-ridden house in order

Dave Methvin, a leader of the influential jQuery programming tool, says WebKit is plagued with old bugs. He's not optimistic Opera will help improve the browser situation.

By Feb. 14, 2013

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PayPal lures JavaScript bigwig Crockford from Yahoo

The man behind a widely used technique for making Web pages interactive is now working for eBay's online payment division.

By May. 15, 2012

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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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Google debuts Dart, a JavaScript alternative

Net giant details a new programming language for Web apps big and small, but stops well short of a 2010 internal memo that said it's designed to "replace JavaScript."

By Oct. 10, 2011

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Life beyond JavaScript: Google's abuzz over RoboHornet test

Trying to improve more than just a browser's JavaScript program speed, Google lets fly with a new browser benchmark. It wants others to help improve the test, but Microsoft's IE team derides it.

By Sep. 25, 2012

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Mozilla overhauling Firefox graphics, JavaScript

Firefox's graphics and JavaScript performance should improve with new Mozilla projects. Don't expect results by Firefox 5's June release, though.

By Apr. 28, 2011