[ad_1] The Chrome team recently announced that we are moving DOM properties to the prototype chain. This change, implemented in Chrome 43 – (Beta as of mid April 2015) – brings Chrome more in line with the Web IDL Spec and other browsers’ implementations, such as IE and Firefox. Edit: clarified   Older WebKit based… Read More

[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… Read More

[ad_1] New development technologies, new connected devices, and new cloud-oriented business models create extraordinary opportunities for application developers to drive greater innovation. Whether you build business applications, advanced web portals, or client user interfaces—running on premises or in the cloud—you’ll want to soak up as much Application Development wisdom as you can when you attend… Read More

[ad_1] I’m playing catch-up today in order to make sure that you know about some AWS CloudFormation releases that have gone out over the last couple of weeks.? You can now create custom CloudFormation resources by calling AWS Lambda functions. We added support for some additional Auto Scaling and RDS resources. We also updated our… Read More

[ad_1] Azure Site Recovery provides a single, workload-aware disaster recovery solution for  heterogeneous IT environments.  Critical applications and workloads, whether running on Hyper-V or VMware virtual machines or physical servers can be replicated to and recovered in Azure. With ASR Recovery Plans, customers can create workload-aware recovery workflows for their applications and achieve orchestrated “single… Read More

[ad_1] I am happy to be able to announce that we have entered into a research agreement with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to explore sustainable models for increasing the amount of open NOAA data that is made available via the cloud. The AWS Public Data Sets program hosts large collections of… Read More

[ad_1] Today at the RSA Conference, Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President, Trustworthy Computing for Microsoft delivered a keynote focused on Enabling Greater Transparency and Control in the Cloud. Scott provides a summary of his keynote on the Official Microsoft Blog, where he announced some of the actions Microsoft is taking to provide our customers with… Read More

[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… Read More

[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… Read More

[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… Read More