Category: Web Developing

The HTML5 Version Of Skype Coming

By | April 17, 2012 | 4 Comments

The HTML5 Version Of Skype Coming

Slightly more than 6 months ago, Microsoft has finalized the acquisition of Skype for a total of $8.5 billion. Now, a recent job posting by the software giant has revealed that Microsoft has some big plans for the popular VOIP service or more specifically, the web version of Skype.

According to sources, at least 4 job ads titled “Skype for Browsers” are looking for software engineers with a “real world experience developing HTML5 UI’s including rich interaction based on JavaScript.”
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Mozilla Launches BrowserQuest MMO

By | March 30, 2012 | 1 Comment

A HTML5 based game.

Just to show us, how powerful the new web standards can be and what they hold for the future, Mozilla has teamed up with the Little Workshop studios to develop a HTML5 adventure game, which as you might have guessed, runs in your web browser.
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Industry Proposes DRM Like HTML5 Encryption

By | February 24, 2012 | 14 Comments

Industry Proposes DRM Like HTML5 Encryption

People freak out.

Just a few days ago, everyone was a huge fan of the HTML5. Now, it looks like at least a small amount of fans are freaking out over the industry’s DRM like protection proposal.

However, what they fail to realize is the fact that this is a necessary step, which would somewhat protect content providers, who actually spend money to produce such thing.
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HTML5: Top 10 CSS3 Animations

By | February 16, 2012 | 3 Comments

CSS3 Code

The best of them all.

It’s been a while since developers have started using the incredible capabilities of CSS3 and HTML5.

As more and more people jump aboard, here is a list of top 10 amazing CSS3 animations to get you inspired.
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New For Internet Explorer 10: Compat Inspector

By | January 21, 2012 | 4 Comments

New For Internet Explorer 10: Compat Inspector

Available for IE9 as well.

Back in 2011, Microsoft has revealed a Compact Inspector feature for Internet Explorer 9, which allows web developers to quickly notice the IE’s platform changes and tweak sites accordingly.

Now, with the new Metro UI overtaking pretty much everything, the software giant has revealed a tweaked version specifically for IE10 and as you might have guessed, it does use Metro tiles.
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HTML5: Play “Cut The Rope” Game Via Web Browser

By | January 10, 2012 | 6 Comments

HTML5: Play Cut the Rope Game Via Web Browser

Back in 2011, Google has launched a HTML5 based Angry Birds game, which could be played for free with a WebGL compatible web browser.

Now, Microsoft has decided to follow Google’s lead and promote Internet Explorer in a similar fashion. As a result, “Cut the Rope”, a highly popular game on various mobile devices has been ported to HTML5.
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Microsoft: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

By | December 22, 2011 | 10 Comments

Microsoft: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

With Christmas approaching at a rapid rate, Microsoft has decided to launch a HTML5 powered web site “Let It Snow”, which showcases the benefits of GPU accelerated graphics.

If your are up for a challenge, set the number of snowflakes to 4,000 and enjoy the show. There is even a hidden message for you to “uncover”.

However, in case your web browser can’t handle that much snow, there is always another option: IE9 or IE10.

Happy Holidays!

Google Chrome To Support Gamepads, Google “Console” On The Way?

By | November 30, 2011 | 5 Comments

Google Chrome To Support Gamepads, Google "Console" On The Way?

With the growing popularity of HTML5 games and applications, it looks like Google has a vision of its own.

According to the EDGE, during the Develop Liverpool conference in London, Google’s developer Paul Kinlan has announced that Google Chrome will receive gamepad support tin the first quarter of 2012. In addition to that, it will feature a support for cameras and microphones that don’t have to be plugged in.
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“Occupy HTML Movement” Tries To Occupy HTML5

By | November 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

Occupy HTML Movement Tries To Occupy HTML5

Another day, another movement.

It looks like some folks are not happy with the Occupy Flash movement that has been going on and decided to create one of their own.

What is it all about?
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“Occupy Flash” Movement Desires Death Of Flash

By | November 23, 2011 | 24 Comments

"Occupy Flash" Movement Desires Death Of Flash

A small group of website and mobile app developers recently started off an “Occupy Flash” campaign in the hope of putting an end to Adobe’s popular browser plug-in.

The group, which launched a website earlier this week, said its goal was to “Get the world to uninstall the Flash Player plug-in from their desktop browsers.”

Flash Player is dead. Its time has passed. It’s buggy. It crashes a lot. It requires constant security updates. It’s a fossil, left over from the era of closed standards and unilateral corporate control of Web technology. - The Occupy Flash site

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