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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Rails : Capybara Webkit : Issue : Multiple JS events in single example

I recently moved from Selenium Web Driver to Thoughtbot’s Capybara Webkit as JS Driver for Capybara. The main reason is, webkit is super fast in running the test suite and its headless (no browser pops up ) . 131 more words

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'Huge' number of Mac apps vulnerable to hijacking, and a fix is elusive

”Camtasia, uTorrent, and a large number of other Mac apps are susceptible to man-in-the-middle attacks that install malicious code, thanks to a vulnerability in Sparkle, the third-party software framework the apps use to receive updates,” Dan Goodin reports for Ars Technica. 274 more words

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