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Training and bug reporting should be part of every app

We all live with the disconnect between user frustration and developers' attempts to fix problems. In an ideal world, the ability to bridge that gap would be part of the build

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HTTP/2: A jump-start for Java developers

Get tips for leveraging HTTP/2 features like server push, streaming, multiplexing, and header compression to boost the latency of your Java web applications.

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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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Search me: Google's 'Mobilegeddon' is good news

The blogosphere is stupidly freaking out over a needed change in Google’s mobile search algorithm

Microsoft makes debugging PHP less painful with new Azure tool

Microsoft has tapped Zend's Z-Ray for advanced PHP analysis

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Why mobile apps are a step backward

The Web has given us the opportunity to share context freely and openly. Mobile apps takes us back to the days of the proprietary client all over again

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Is AngularJS ready for the enterprise?

AngularJS has a habit of stranding its users in backward incompatibilities, but its Google pedigree and wild popularity may well give it staying power

Google shares code to help server software digest HTTP/2

The open sourced software, called gRPC, is an updated standard for transmitting Web pages and apps over the Internet

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Famo.us CEO: Web and native dev are on equal ground

Native development is generally thought to be superior, but Web development has caught up, says Steve Newcomb

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Wiki creator reinvents collaboration, again

The engine of the Internet is collaboration, which this blog is dedicated to exploring. True Internet collaboration began with the wiki -- which just underwent a complete transformation

Amazon upgrades Ruby SDK to help developers write less code

Version 2 of the SDK, which supports more than 40 services, is now stable and available for download

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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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Why 2015 will be the year of microservices

Microservices architecture appeared on the radar in 2014 as a way to accelerate Web and mobile app dev. This year more organizations will realize the benefits

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Review: Salesforce has the right stuff for mobile development

Salesforce1 Platform gives Salesforce developers at all skill levels good options for building mobile apps

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Review: Alpha Anywhere aces offline mobile apps

Database-oriented rapid app development tool shines at creating Web and hybrid mobile apps that work offline

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IBM's Design Language is no Bootstrap killer

IBM's newly unveiled Design Language for Web and mobile doesn't lock users into templates, but it's also much less immediately functional

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