The Web Won't Be Safe or Secure until We Break It. Related Content Security in the Browser Web browsers leave users vulnerable to an ever-growing number of attacks.
11 hard truths about HTML5. HTML5 heralds some nifty new features and the potential for sparking a Web programming paradigm shift, and as everyone who has read the tech press knows, there is nothing like HTML5 for fixing the Internet.
Sprinkle some HTML5 into your code, and your websites will be faster and fancier -- it'll make your teeth white, too. But the reality of what HTML5 can do for those seeking native-app performance on the Web falls short of the hype. After several years of enjoying HTML5's sophisticated new tags and APIs, the time is ripe to admit that there are serious limitations with the model. Not only are there reasons to grouse about HTML5 failing to fulfill our Web nirvana dreams, there are even reasons to steer away from HTML5 in some cases.
The truth is, despite its powerful capabilities, HTML5 isn't the solution for every problem. The Dirty Little Secrets of Search. PRETEND for a moment that you are Google’s search engine.
Someone types the word “dresses” and hits enter. What will be the very first result? There are, of course, a lot of possibilities. Macy’s comes to mind. Maybe a specialty chain, like J. O.K., how about the word “bedding”? “Area rugs”? Snapshot of global internet speeds revealed. 28 July 2010Last updated at 12:27 The world's internet is getting faster - slowly A report based on analysis of huge amounts of net traffic has revealed the state of the internet around the globe.
The data, from network giant Akamai reveals the average global net speed is only 1.7Mbps (megabits per second) although some countries have made strides towards faster services. Firefox 4 RC Vs. IE9 RC: The First Duel. Mozilla posted the first builds of the Release Candidate of Firefox on its FTP servers: Time for a first comparison with IE9 RC, its main rival. How fast is Mozilla’s Firefox 4 RC1?
At the time of this writing, Mozilla’s Firefox 4 RC has not been released, at least not officially. However, the first build of the release candidate was available openly for some time last Friday and we accepted the invitation to take a closer look. According to Mozilla’s developer posts, the Firefox team does not expect to make any more changes to the code of the posted RC (build1) and release it as the final version in the near future. In fact, the version posted on Mozilla’s FTP server was built from the Firefox 4.0 beta 13-pre builds based on the Mozilla 2.0 core .
It is a dynamic, interpreted language, as is PHP, and therefore encourages iterative, exploratory development. Thoughts on Flash. Apple has a long relationship with Adobe.
In fact, we met Adobe’s founders when they were in their proverbial garage. Apple was their first big customer, adopting their Postscript language for our new Laserwriter printer. WebGL as a security problem.