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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Web Accessibility Tutorials: Ready for Your Input

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - Mon, 2014-03-17 04:00
Draft Web Accessibility Tutorials are now ready for your input. See more info in the Web Accessibility Tutorials in Progress e-mail.    (2014-03-17) Read more

Nishant Kothary on the Human Web: Good Taste Doesn’t Matter

A List Apart - Thu, 2014-03-13 12:45

A couple of days after Macklemore took home this year’s Grammy for Best Rap Album, Slate pop critic Jack Hamilton wrote a scathing reaction titled Don’t hate Macklemore because he’s white. 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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This week's sponsor: Booking.com

A List Apart - Wed, 2014-03-12 15:10

Booking.com relocates people from all over the world to join its team of designers at its HQ in beautiful Amsterdam. Interested? You should apply.

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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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Lyza Danger Gardner on Building the Web Everywhere: What We Mean When We Say “responsive”

A List Apart - Thu, 2014-03-06 13:30

My 2014 started with noble plans: not biting my fingernails anymore, learning actual math. One of those plans was to analyze, publicly—here—the divergent and dissonant definitions of our industry’s adjectival darling, “responsive.”

Alas, I was beaten to the forum by Jason Grigsby, whose recent blog post, Defining Responsiveness, explores some of the very same questions around the term that have dogged me lately.

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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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A new update experience for Australis: our process and design principles

Mozilla Webdev - Tue, 2014-03-04 19:41

We’re excited to release a new onboarding experience for users updating to the new Firefox (Australis). We’re not just introducing a new design in Firefox 29, but a new way for the web and chrome to interact with each other in our onboarding experience.  This will allow us to show, not just tell the users what is new in Firefox and educate them about the browser. Read more

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This week's sponsor: Webydo

A List Apart - Tue, 2014-03-04 19:26

Webydo is home to 53,000 designers creating code-free websites. The online design studio&mdashby designers, for designers.

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