Archive for the ‘browser’ Category

A Short History of WaSP and Why Web Standards Matter

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In August of 2013, Aaron Gustafson posted to the WaSP blog. He had a bittersweet message for a community that he had helped lead: Thanks to the hard work of countless WaSP members and supporters (like you), Tim Berners-Lee’s vision of the web as an o...

New Features Coming Soon in Safari

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Here’s a great thread by Ricky Mondello that outlines all of the nifty new features in the latest Safari across macOS and iOS. Some of my favorites include the ability to replace gifs with mp4s, the Payment Request API and support for the Web App Man...

Secure Contexts Everywhere

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Anne van Kesteren for Mozilla says: Effective immediately, all new features that are web-exposed are to be restricted to secure contexts. Web-exposed means that the feature is observable from a web page or server, whether through JavaScript, CSS, HTTP,...

A Sliding Nightmare: Understanding the Range Input

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You may have already seen a bunch of tutorials on how to style the range input. While this is another article on that topic, it's not about how to get any specific visual result. Instead, it dives into browser inconsistencies, detailing what each does ...

Opera Neon

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Hot takes! I wanted to give it at least a few days of full-time use, but you can't use extensions (yet?). The web is too hard for me to use without 1Password and Ghostery. The UI feels fresh and interesting. UI polish seems like an excellent direction...

Interview with Brendan Eich, CEO of Brave

Today we are joined by none other than Brendan Eich, creator of the JavaScript programming language, co-founder of the Mozilla project and most recently CEO of Brave Software—a start-up that aims to transform the online ad ecosystem with faster and ...

How to Create Your Own Browser with JavaScript Using EdgeHTML

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This article is part of a web development series from Microsoft. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Over the past several months, we have made numerous improvements to the Microsoft Edge rendering engine (Microsoft EdgeH...