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Adobe Flash is closer to being wiped away

Google to freeze some Adobe Flash content on Sept. 1

Prominent content will still autoplay, but less important items won't in order to improve battery life


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Kill Flash? Be careful what you wish for

The death of Flash will impact more than a few enterprise IT solutions, with nasty repercussions for admins

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Brace for these 5 big changes in Bootstrap 4

An alpha is out for the next version of the popular Web design framework, so here's what designers interested in migrating from Bootstrap 3 need to keep in mind

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Cisco's Thor project swings a hammer at Web video codecs

Cisco is the latest big name to take on the challenge of developing an unencumbered video compression technology

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Sick of Flash security holes? HTML5 has its own

Web browsers and HTML5 technologies bring their own weaknesses to the world of Internet apps

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Write handsome, hybrid mobile apps with Ionic

Cross-platform mobile dev tools ensure your app works on multiple devices, but for a stylish and functional UI, check out the Ionic JavaScript framework

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Mozilla reveals plans to revitalize Firefox

Firefox's tentative plans for the future include ditching its legacy XUL technology, long regarded as a hindrance to the browser's evolution

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Programming Famous gets easier with visual HTML5 builder

The creators of the fast and flashy HTML5 framework want to simplify development for designers

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R in 5 Lines or Less: Webscraping with R

In her latest how-to video on R techniques, Sharon Machlis shows how you can quickly webscrape sites to get pertinent data for your project

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HTML5 shoot-out: How Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE, and Opera measure up

Chrome and Opera lead in compliance with the latest Web features, but the differences among browsers may be smaller than they appear

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WebRTC without the pain

Although still evolving, one of the hidden gems of the HTML5 specification is WebRTC. Here's the easy way to use it to stream voice, video, and data

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YouTube dumps Flash for HTML5

The online video service's switch to HTML5 could spell doom for Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight

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10 capabilities we want to see in HTML6

More control over video, pluggable languages, stronger microformats -- here’s where W3C should steer HTML next

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Compile C# to JavaScript with DuoCode

Using Microsoft Roslyn and Visual Studio, dev shops with C# assets can compile apps to run in the browser with no extra coding

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Famo.us, jQuery join forces for slicker, smoother Web

Famo.us is now a founding member of the jQuery Foundation; their first joint mission will be to curate quality Web widgets for developers

Video: What does and doesn't work with CSS

With so many CSS best practices available, it's hard to know which to pick

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HTML5 finally reaches official status

W3C endorses the Web development specification as an official standard

Salesforce.com gives mobile app development a 'Lightning' strike

The next generation of the Salesforce1 development platform is announced at Dreamforce

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Build better HTML5 UIs with Mozilla's latest Brick library

Brick 2.0 creates customizable Web UI elements via features in HTML5

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