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Recent WordPress vulnerability used to deface 1.5 million pages

Attackers are exploiting the recently patched REST API vulnerability that allows code to be injected into WordPress websites

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2 web technologies you need to dump now

Too many sites block or restrict users using modern technologies. You can easily avoid this suicidal path

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Upstart JavaScript framework dreams of challenging Angular, React

The open source Mithril framework focuses on performance, size, and density

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Mozilla binds Firefox's fate to the Rust language

Latest version of Firefox will require Rust to compile successfully, restricting the number of platforms that the browser can be ported to

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Coding boot camp grads write better code

Boot camp grads lead college grads in practical programming skills, but lag in deeper understanding of systems and algorithms

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Web-friendly Smalltalk gets JavaScript upgrades

The open source Amber derivative bridges Smalltalk syntax to JavaScript code

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Rails web framework dumps jQuery

The venerated library is being removed in favor of a new Ruby gem that uses vanilla JavaScript

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PHP 7 user migrations are well underway

A survey by PHP vendor Zend finds that only 14 percent of users don't plan to move to version 7 of the server-side web development language

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VMware taps Angular 2 for rapid web dev framework

VMware's open source Clarity design system is available on GitHub now

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Web developers get their own browser

Blisk draws on Google's Chromium with tools for developing, debugging, and testing websites

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8 projects that give WebAssembly a lift

Waiting for WebAssembly to hit the big time in your browser? These related projects are worth checking out ahead of the rush

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JavaScript insiders predict its future features

ECMAScript insiders say the new features present complicated problems but are optimistic about their inclusion in future versions of JavaScript

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WebAssembly now available as release candidate

A browser preview backed by Google, Mozilla, and Microsoft is now ready, with the final official specification expected in Q1 of 2017

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Joomla websites attacked en masse using recently patched exploits

Attackers hack into Joomla websites by exploiting two account creation flaws

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4 big changes coming soon to Firefox

Web developers and lay users alike will benefit from these four key initiatives underway with Mozilla's Servo project

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Review: 6 Python IDEs go to the mat

See how IDLE, Komodo, LiClipse, PyCharm, Spyder, and Python Tools for Visual Studio stack up in capabilities and ease of use

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7 chronic browser bugs plaguing the web

From video glitches to memory leaks, today’s browser bugs are harder to pin down, even as they slow the web to a crawl

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Google dev tools beef up Content Security Policy defenses

Cross-site scripting attacks are all-too-common and Content Security Policy on most websites provide no security protection. Google's CSP Evaluator and CSP Mitigator tools address the configuration mistakes.

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