Category: General

  • Permissions API for the Web

    [ad_1] If you’ve worked with the Geolocation API before, chances are you’ve wanted to check if you had permission to use Geolocation without causing a prompt. This simply wasn’t possible. You had to request the current position and this would indicate the permission state or cause a prompt to be shown to the user. Not […]

  • Cut and Copy Commands

    [ad_1] IE10 and above added support for the ‘cut’ and ‘copy’ commands through the Document.execCommand() method. As of Chrome version 43, these commands are also supported in Chrome. Any text selected in the browser when one of these commands is executed will be cut or copied to the user’s clipboard. This lets you offer the […]

  • This Week's HTML5 and Browser Technology News (Issue 181)

    [ad_1] HTML6, a Web Audio drum machine, the state of DevTools, a WebGL shaders book, and more.Read this e-mail on the Web HTML Weekly Issue 181 — March 25, 2015 HTML6 and APIs as Natural Friends Paul Bruce “As if HTML5 isn’t new enough to many web developers, people thinking ahead to HTML6 are including […]

  • This Week's HTML5 and Browser Technology News (Issue 182)

    [ad_1] No April Fools. A look at Spartan. Background positioning in CSS. W3C’s new HTML5 course.Read this e-mail on the Web HTML Weekly Issue 182 — April 1, 2015 Don’t fear – we’re aiming to be an April Fool’s free zone. Let’s hope no-one tricked us! 😉 A Closer Look At Project Spartan, Microsoft’s IE […]

  • This Week's HTML5 and Browser Technology News (Issue 183)

    [ad_1] WebRTC explained, WebGL from the ground up, visual TDD, IE debugging, and more.Read this e-mail on the Web HTML Weekly Issue 183 — April 8, 2015 Peering Through the WebRTC Fog with SocketPeer Mozilla Hacks WebRTC provides a powerful suite of realtime technologies to the browser but the terminology and complexity can make it […]

  • DevTools Timeline: Now Providing the Full Story

    [ad_1] The DevTools Timeline panel has always been the best first stop on the path to performance optimization. This centralized overview of your app’s activity helps you analyze where time is spent on loading, scripting, rendering, and painting. Recently, we’ve upgraded the Timeline with more instrumentation so that you can see a more in-depth view […]

  • Ad Startup FameBit’s Long Tail Of Creators Grows To More Than 9K YouTubers

    [ad_1] ?We hear more and more about the big stars of YouTube, but what about the creators who haven’t quite reached superstar status? Well, if they’re looking to connect with advertisers, startup FameBit aims to help. Co-founder and CEO David Kierzkowski told me that most multi-channel networks — which help YouTube content creators build a […]

  • Security researcher banned from flying after hacking prank

    [ad_1] Note to self: tweeting about turning on an airplane’s passenger oxygen warning lights is not likely to sit well with airlines or law enforcement agencies. Chris Roberts is a security researcher for One […] [ad_2] Source link

  • Pipo X8 is a Windows tablet you can’t take off your desk

    [ad_1] Just when you thought manufacturers were giving up on 7-inch Windows tablets, along comes Chinese OEM Pipo with the new X8. It’s a tablet that you can’t take off your desk. That’s one […] [ad_2] Source link