jsDelivr – The advanced open source public CDN

Hacks Mozilla.org - Wed, 2014-03-19 14:24

This is a guest post by Dmitriy Akulov and his project jsDelivr. – Editor’s note.

As a developer you are probably aware of Google Hosted Libraries. Google offers an easy and fast way to include 12 of the most popular js libraries in your websites.

But what if you are a webmaster and you want take advantage of a fast CDN with other less popular projects too? Or if you are a developer and you want to make your project easier to access and use by other users.

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Chromecast: now casting in 11 more countries

Chrome - Wed, 2014-03-19 00:00
Superheroes, cliff divers, fearless reporters or pop icons—whatever you like to watch, Chromecast makes it easy to bring it from a phone, tablet or laptop to the biggest screen in your house: the TV. Read more
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Introducing the Canvas Debugger in Firefox Developer Tools

Hacks Mozilla.org - Tue, 2014-03-18 18:02

The Canvas Debugger is a new tool we’ll be demoing at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. It’s a tool for debugging animation frames rendered on a Canvas element. Whether you’re creating a visualization, animation or debugging a game, this tool will help you understand and optimize your animation loop. It will let you debug either a WebGL or 2D Canvas context.

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Think global, app local

Opera press releases - Tue, 2014-03-18 09:55
Vestel, the largest TV manufacturer in Europe, has extended its content offering with the Opera TV Store, joining the growing list of customers launching Opera Software's TV application platform. The move seeks to increase the volume of local app content rapidly across all Vestel's Smart TV brands. Read more
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Opera TV Snap hits the prime time

Opera press releases - Tue, 2014-03-18 07:55
The Opera TV Snap technology is expanding today to even more online video platforms, as Opera Software becomes first in the industry to launch a portal that takes content owners from TV app creation to deployment - for free. Now, even more publishers of online video content can join in the fastest way to reach new audiences on millions of Smart TV devices. Read more
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Flambe Provides Support For Firefox OS

Hacks Mozilla.org - Mon, 2014-03-17 15:18

Flambe is a performant cross-platform open source game engine based on the Haxe programming language. Games are compiled to HTML5 or Flash and can be optimized for desktop or mobile browsers. The HTML5 Renderer uses WebGL, but provides fallback to the Canvas tag and functions nicely even on low-end phones. Read more

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Opera Devices SDK in pole position for TV Connect

Opera press releases - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:55
The Opera Devices SDK (Software Development Kit) is shifting up a gear as it extends its HbbTV capabilities to the Blink engine and adds official certification for implementing YouTube on TV. In time for the TV Connect exhibition starting tomorrow in London, these updates make it much easier for operators and device manufacturers to give viewers an enhanced TV experience. Read more
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App basics for Firefox OS – a screencast series to get you started

Hacks Mozilla.org - Thu, 2014-03-13 09:14

Over the next few days we’ll release a series of screencasts explaining how to start your first Open Web App and develop for Firefox OS.

Firefox OS - Intro and hello

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Opera 20.0.1387.77 update

Opera desktop team - Thu, 2014-03-13 09:00

It’s been a while since I posted here, heh?

Spring is coming at an impressive pace in Europe: last year we still had snow in April, but this year we probably would be able to start the swimming season in less than three weeks.

But enough of swimming plans. Here’s something more important we’re keeping pace with – our release cycle. Today we’re updating Opera Stable stream.

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Audio Tags: Web Components + Web Audio = ♥

Hacks Mozilla.org - Wed, 2014-03-12 17:29

Article written by Soledad Penadés, edited by Angelina Fabbro.

Last week we released Brick 1.0, our carefully curated set of web components for rapid development. Using components makes it very easy to use and integrate these UI widgets with existing code and frameworks.

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Opera Developer 21.0.1432.5 – fun with tabs!

Opera desktop team - Wed, 2014-03-12 11:43

Since I work on the Engine part in Desktop, this blog post will be slightly more “engine-ish” :) .

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Stay cool in the night with Opera Mini 8

Opera press releases - Wed, 2014-03-12 06:58
Looking for a better mobile web experience on your basic phone or BlackBerry device? Opera Mini 8 is out now, with a restyled look and features that bring out the best in your mobile phone. Custom made for the Java platform on basic phones, Opera Mini has more than 250 million monthly users worldwide and now comes with more features than ever. Read more
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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-012 - Critical

IE Blog - Tue, 2014-03-11 20:01

This security update resolves sixteen privately reported and two publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited the most severe of these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

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Create Add-ons for Australis to Win a Firefox OS Phone

Hacks Mozilla.org - Tue, 2014-03-11 19:01

Firefox 29 (“Australis”) includes significant design and customization improvements, and we’re challenging you to create add-ons that look and feel great in it.

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The Translation of the Firetext App

Hacks Mozilla.org - Tue, 2014-03-11 17:02
The History

Firetext is an open-source word processor. The project was started in early 2013 by @HRanDEV, @logan-r, and me (@Joshua-S). The goal of the project was to provide a user-friendly editing experience, and to fill a major gap in functionality on Firefox OS.

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Certificate reputation, a novel approach for protecting users from fraudulent certificates

IE Blog - Mon, 2014-03-10 18:52

At the IETF in London last week, we presented a proposal called Certificate Reputation for detecting fraudulent certificates, in order to protect you from attackers that could have stolen a site’s identity. This prevents malicious sites from phishing your personal information like passwords, bank account numbers, credit card numbers etc. Recent attacks against public and Microsoft CAs (e.g. Read more

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Opera Developer 21.0.1432.0

Opera desktop team - Thu, 2014-03-06 11:52

We’re rolling out a new Opera developer update. This includes bug fixes. Bookmarks which are dragged from Bookmarks Bar to Tab Bar are now opening in the proper place on Mac – not as the last tab. The behavior of download notification button is also fixed – it was still visible after cleaning the download history and now it’s hidden like it’s supposed to.

You can check full list of fixes in the changelog.

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Video chat to go, no app needed

Opera press releases - Thu, 2014-03-06 07:53
Just as smartphones have gone through tremendous development in recent years, their mobile web browsers are getting more and more advanced. Now, with today’s update of the Opera for Android mobile browser, another task that previously required an app is possible right from the web browser of your Android phone: we are talking about video chat across mobile phones and computers, simply by accessing a website right from the browser on your phone. Read more
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Lessons learnt building ViziCities

Hacks Mozilla.org - Wed, 2014-03-05 09:48

Just over 2 weeks ago Peter Smart and Robin Hawkes released the first version of ViziCities to the world. It’s free to use and open-sourced under an MIT license.

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Introducing Reading View in IE 11

IE Blog - Tue, 2014-03-04 16:30

In IE11, you can click or tap a button in the address bar to put a web page article into reading view.
In IE11, you can click or tap a button in the address bar to put a Web page article into reading view.

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