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Using Internet-Scale Data to Guide Product Planning

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There are so many potential projects we could spend our time on, but like most engineering teams, we have limited time. Since our time is finite, how do we go about deciding which features, bugs, or enhancements should get this valuable resource? Ultim...

Experimenting with Object.observe in JavaScript

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I recently built a quick prototype to get the classic interactive movie game Night Trap running in the browser. Assets stream from Azure Media Services and play through the open source video.js player as an .mp4. I also converted all of the video to a...

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...

JavaScript Goes Asynchronous (and It’s Awesome)

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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. JavaScript has come a long way since its early versions and thanks to all efforts done by TC39 (The organization in char...

How Pointer Events Will Make Cross-Browser Touch Support Easy

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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. I often get questions from developers like, “with so many touch-enabled devices on phones and tablets, where do I star...

Vorlon.js: Focus on DOM Explorer

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In April 2015, our team of engineers and tech evangelists at Microsoft released vorlon.js - an open source, extensible, platform-agnostic tool for remotely debugging and testing your JavaScript. This article is the first in a series that will take a de...

Build a Web Game in an Hour with Visual Studio and ASP.NET

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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. This article discusses: Basic game development philosophy Using Web technologies for game development Adding game contro...

Remotely Debug and Test JavaScript with New Vorlon.js Plug-ins

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In April 2015, our team of engineers and tech evangelists at Microsoft launched Vorlon.js, an open source, extensible, platform-agnostic tool for remotely debugging and testing your JavaScript. When we launched the project during the Microsoft Build De...