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WebSockets

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Web Sockets and the risks of unfinished standards

Browser makers are excited about a new technology called Web Sockets, but some are scrambling after an early version raised a security problem.

By December 10, 2010

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iOS 4.2.1 Mobile Safari adds goodies for developers

With the release of Apple's iOS 4.2.1 software update, developers gain access to several new goodies including accelerometer and gyroscope support, WebSockets support through HTML5, printing support, new JavaScript data types, and enhanced SVG and Canvas support.

By November 23, 2010

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Firefox to deactivate most plug-ins by default

The Aurora test version of Firefox won't load browser plug-ins, such as Silverlight and QuickTime, unless the user grants permission. Flash is the exception.

By September 25, 2013

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'Playing' Crave with nifty Chrome World Wide Maze

A cool new experiment uses HTML5 to turn any Web site into a 3D labyrinth and any smartphone running Chrome into a game controller.

By March 24, 2013

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Browser communication boost back on track

A meeting this month could put the finishing touches on a new version of WebSocket, a technology for high-speed communications between browsers and servers.

By March 21, 2011

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Mozilla, HTML5 editor differ with Microsoft

The Web standards world and Microsoft are getting reacquainted with one another. But it's not all kumbaya around the campfire.

By May 7, 2010

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Microsoft: Google's SPDY is nice for a faster Web, but...

Not wanting Google's SPDY to hog the spotlight, Microsoft offers its own HTTP Speed+Mobility technology to make the Web faster. Expect more details this week at an IETF meeting.

By March 26, 2012

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Facebook endorses Google's SPDY networking protocol

SPDY, short for "speedy," is a faster and more secure successor to HTTP that Google, Facebook and Twitter have adopted.

By July 15, 2012

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Mozilla prepares coders for Firefox 4 features

Web developers, brace yourselves for Firefox 4 features. One in particular, IndexedDB, gives Web applications new data storage abilities.

By May 28, 2010

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W3C officially opens HTML5 to scrutiny

Reaching a standardization milestone called "last call," the World Wide Web Consortium formally is seeking comment on a major overhaul of the Web standard.

By May 27, 2011