Archive for the ‘Browsers’ Category

Should Users be Permitted to Disable JavaScript?

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I last raised this question back in 2013 when Mozilla decided to remove the "disable JavaScript" setting from the options dialog in Firefox 23. The primary reasoning: Much of the modern web can break spectacularly without JavaScript. It saves users f...

Experimenting With speechSynthesis

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    I’ve been thinking a lot about speech for the last few years. In fact, it’s been a major focus in several of my talks of late, including my well-rece...

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 ...

High-Impact, Minimal-Effort Cross-Browser Testing

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  Cross-browser testing is time-consuming and laborious. This, in turn, makes it expensive and prone to human error… so, naturally, we want to do as little of it as possible. This is not a statement we should be ashamed of. Developers are l...