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Mozilla under fire: Beyond JavaScript, 3 ways Eich changed the Web

Mozilla's co-founder and former CEO Brendan Eich has been at the center of Internet development for almost 20 years.

By June 14, 2014

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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 November 14, 2013

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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 July 25, 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 October 16, 2012

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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 February 23, 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 November 23, 2011

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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 October 13, 2011

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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 September 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 March 31, 2010

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Opera 10.5 lags in my speed tests

Opera hopes its JavaScript engine will be the fastest on the market. But when CNET's Stephen Shankland compares the latest rough builds of several browsers, Opera falls short.

By February 12, 2010