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HTML5.1 begins to take shape on GitHub

The next generation of the Web standard is using a GitHub repo for feedback and suggestions

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Grunt JavaScript task-runner nears 1.0 release

The newest release updates async callback handling, duplicate BOM handling, and the command-line interface

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How to work with Hangfire in C#

Take advantage of Hangfire, an open source job scheduling framework, to schedule fire-and-forget, recurring tasks in Web applications sans the need of a Windows Service

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Introducing ASP.Net WebHooks

Take advantage of ASP.Net Web Hooks to send HTTP POST notifications within the context of the ASP.Net runtime

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Microsoft fires back at AWS with Azure Functions service and more

A new IoT Gateway SDK will help developers connect old hardware to the cloud

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Experimental ThinScript language backs WebAssembly

Still a work in progress, the new language supports technology intended to boost Web performance

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Meteor JavaScript framework moves to NPM

With the upgrade, Meteor 1.3 offers better integration and support for JavaScript specs

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Q&A: JavaScript creator Brendan Eich puts Brave face on the Web.

Brendan Eich's latest project involves a browser that automatically blocks ads and trackers, protects user privacy

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How machine learning will take off in the cloud

The cloud will bring the power of machine learning to the Joe Schmoes of the enterprise

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Google, Microsoft, Mozilla preview WebAssembly in their browsers

The portable bytecode project looks to significantly improve the Web's performance

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Peachpie compiler aims to bring PHP to .Net

Built with Microsoft's open source Roslyn compiler, Peachpie leverages .Net's metaprogramming technologies in PHP

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JavaScript founder Brendan Eich: WebAssembly is a game-changer

Speaking at the O'Reilly Fluent conference, Eich also endorsed the Service Workers mobile app technology, WebGL, and Decorators for JavaScript

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UX and UI: What's ketchup got to do with it?

Is the difference between UX and UI a secret language that we'll never understand? I spoke with a UX designer to learn more about the differences between the two and how they relate to businesses

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Mozilla brings WebVR closer to reality

The API proposal features interfaces to VR hardware and compatibility with both desktop and mobile devices

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Oracle’s JET JavaScript toolkit flies the open source skies

JET 2.0.0 adds mobile development, data visualization, and scaffolding capabilities

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WebAssembly may go live in browsers this year

The portable code format promises to bring native speed to Web apps

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Beyond jQuery: An expert guide to JavaScript frameworks

How to choose from 22 essential JavaScript frameworks for Web and mobile development

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Why you need to use Polymer for Web development

Easy, clean, and powerful, Polymer enhances basic HTML for building websites

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