Category: Web Developing

Internet Explorer: Try Improved F12 Developer Tools

By | August 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Internet Explorer: Try Improved F12 Developer ToolsBecomes even more awesome.

With the Windows 8.1 August update (which was supposed to be a much bigger deal and bring the new (aka old school) start menu, the software giant has also included the new F12 developer tools for Internet Explorer 11.

What’s new? Surprisingly, a lot, you can expect new icons and notifications, various console changes (with accurate autocomplete and more), improved in DOM explorer (now there’s a color picker, color wheel, eye dropper, etc.), debugger changes and so much more.
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Download Google Chrome With Oculus Rift VR Support

By | July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Google Chrome With Oculus Rift VR SupportWebVR API it is.

Earlier this year, Mozilla has announced its plans to support the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and now it looks like Google is too joining the party.

As revealed by Brandon Jones, the search giant has created the experimental branch that have WebVR support enabled, which would allow developers to utilize APIs and create appropriate content for the Oculus Rift users. On a slightly negative note, various WebVR features won’t be added to the other builds of Chrome until the API matures a bit.
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Microsoft Proposes CSS Scrolling Snap Points Standard

By | October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Microsoft Proposes CSS Scrolling Snap Points StandardTwo lines of code make all the difference in the world.

It looks like Microsoft is trying to solve one of the more painful experiences for developers: creating paginated content and scrolling photo galleries that work on all the devices and different input mechanisms (touch, mouse wheel or a keyboard).

Instead of writing hundreds of lines of JavaScript code, Microsoft’s implementation only requires two. According to the software giant, “this code works with touch swipe in IE10 and IE11; new in IE11, this same markup automatically works with mouse wheels, arrow keys, and trackpads—allowing users to access these experience no matter the device they happen to be browsing with at the moment. Enabling a similar experience by writing JavaScript can take hundreds of lines of code, often doesn’t offer stick-to-your-finger manipulation, and typically stutters in performance on low-end hardware.”
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Microsoft Introduces BrowserSwarm

By | September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Microsoft Introduces BrowserSwarm

A non restricted version of Mozilla’s TestSwarm.

Recently, Microsoft has introduced a pretty cool (and open source) tool called BrowserSwarm, which will use the magical powers of cloud to test your code on Internet Explorer, Google, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.
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HTML5 Games: Canvas Rider

By | July 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

HTML5 Games: Canvas Rider

What happens when you use Canvas element to draw graphics and allow people to express their creativity and experience the worlds they have created? Canvas Rider!

It’s simple: blast some music, open one of the random levels and enjoy. Be warned though, it’s pretty addictive.

Try This: Gesture Based Browsing

By | July 15, 2013 | 4 Comments

Now here is something for you to play with in case there is webcam in your house (and no, it does not seem to work on a phone with a front facing camera): web navigation.

By combining reveal.js (a framework for creating presentations using HTML) with webcam based gesture recognition, one of the developers was able to do just that. Simply head over to the following page and test it out or check the video above.

Watch //BUILD/ 2013 Livestream Here

By | June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Watch BUILD 2013 Livestream HereIE11 is coming.

As Microsoft is gearing up to release a ton of info about its upcoming products, web browser enthusiasts should also be excited as there are more than just a few Internet Explorer sessions, in fact, a total of 7 will be streamed live, covering everything from WebGl to new developer tools.

So where’s a full list of all the IE sessions? Don’t worry, we got you covered.
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Microsoft Adds Pointer Events To Firefox

By | June 18, 2013 | 3 Comments

Microsoft Adds Pointer Events To Firefox

Back in 2012, Microsoft has started working on Pointer Events, a new web standard (which is already marked as a Candidate Recommendation by W3C) that would allow web sites to accept inputs from quite a few different sources, such as a touchscreen and pen, has now gained even more traction.

Just before year’s end, Microsoft released a patch that brought Pointer Events specifications to all WebKit web browsers, followed by Blink patch earlier this year.
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When Web 3.0 Will Be Released (Pic)?

By | June 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

When Web 3.0 Will Be Released (Pic)?

It’s all about IE5.5 and yes, it is a joke.

[Via: Reddit]

Opera Hints At The Google Chrome Like Release Cycle

By | May 29, 2013 | 5 Comments

Opera Hints At The Google Chrome Like Release CycleIn order to calm down some of the most dedicated fans out there, Adam Minchinton, Opera developer for Mac, has issued a statement, claiming that there is a lot more to come and yes, they made a list of features that you demanded. Unfortunately, it was not shared publicly.

As far as release cycles go, gone are Beta and Alpha builds, instead we will get a yet another naming scheme just for the sake of it. I mean, why would you use clear and well known descriptions when you can make up random names like Aurora, Dev, Nightly, Next, you name it.

This is what we will get:
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