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Google makes Chrome 15% faster on Windows

Google is currently making a concerted effort to make its Chrome browser faster and leaner. The company announced a project to bring down memory usage earlier this month, for example. 279 more words


What Does a Noob See?

One of the biggest myths in learning is that people read and understand documentation. Here’s an example.

After a futzing around in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for a while, you’ll run into code with “-webkit-” in it. 326 more words

Apple Google's WebP for accelerated image loads in Safari

”Apple has begun trial runs with a Google graphics technology in a significant endorsement for an effort get websites to load faster,” Stephen Shankland reports for CNET. 212 more words


Apple ditches Adobe Flash in Safari on MacOS Sierra

”In Safari 10, set to ship with macOS Sierra, Apple plans to disable common plug-ins like Adobe Flash, Java, Silverlight, and QuickTime by default in an effort to focus on HTML5 content and improve the overall web browsing experience,” Juli Clover reports for MacRumors. 185 more words


5 reasons Apple's stealthy WebRTC adoption benefits everybody

”Apple has quietly begun developing support for the Google-backed WebRTC standard inside Safari’s WebKit spec, and this is going to be a big deal for any Mac or iOS user – and everybody else,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld. 176 more words


Apple quietly slips WebRTC audio, video into Safari's WebKit spec

”WebKit, the browser engine for Safari, is on track to support protocols that enable native video and audio communications in the browser,” Liam Tung reports for ZDNet. 141 more words


Apple launches Safari Technology Preview, a new browser aimed at web developers

Apple today announced it’s expanding its efforts in the area of web development, with the launch of a new version of its Safari web browser, designed specifically for developers. 644 more words