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.
Nonstarter Solutions. 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. 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.
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 . Firefox 4.0 RC Both IE9 and Firefox 4 are beautiful browsers with dramatically enhanced user interfaces. The overall impression is a much more lightweight browser than Firefox 3.6. We ran both browsers on two different hardware platforms:
Pillars of Python: Six Python Web frameworks compared. August 10, 2011 Although Python is not as prevalent as, say, PHP as a language for Web applications, Python nevertheless has much to recommend it in that effort.
It is a dynamic, interpreted language, as is PHP, and therefore encourages iterative, exploratory development. Programming purists could point to the fact that object orientation was designed into Python from its very beginnings, rather than being retrofitted to the language at a later point in its life. Thoughts on Flash. WebGL as a security problem.