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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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Faster Ruby on Rails rolls into the station

Ruby on Rails 4.2 will feature debugging and performance upgrades, as work on version 5 of the Web development framework begins

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Why developers love and hate PHP

The language has a substantial stake in Web development, but it is marred by design flaws

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Five no-bull facts about Chrome pulling out plug-ins

The clock is ticking for plug-ins in Chrome based on the NPAPI standard; here's what you need you know about how it will affect enterprise use

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Semantic pulls Web development up by its Bootstrap

The 1.0 version of the Web UI framework eases development, but Bootstrap's next version may give it competition

Google Wallet for Digital Goods API is folding

Google's payment solution for in-browser purchases will be retired on March 2, 2015

Mozilla explores virtual reality Web development

MozVR offers source code, tools, and tutorials to help developers build their own VR sites

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Microsoft courts non-Windows Web developers with RemoteIE

Azure-based RemoteIE lets developers test with Internet Explorer from Windows PCs, Macs, and iOS and Android devices -- for 10 minutes at a time

Mozilla teases developer-centric browser for 'debugging the whole Web'

Mozilla hints at imminent release of browser aimed at Web developers and employing experimental debugging and development tools

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JavaScript juices high-performance Web apps with SIMD.js API

Google, Mozilla, and Intel partner on SIMD.js API to boost games, video, audio apps for the Web

Video: What does and doesn't work with CSS

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

Meteor JavaScript reaches 1.0 milestone

The open source JavaScript framework is geared for faster development of Web and mobile apps

The Onion’s 9 best bits about Microsoft

Poking fun at the software giant and founder Bill Gates since 1996

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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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5 developer features IE still lacks (and 6 it might add someday)

Some HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript features used in other browsers still haven't landed in Internet Explorer, to its detriment

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Dropbox taps C++ for mobile app dev

The Carousel and Mailbox apps leverage established C++ language for code portability and performance

Hands-on with 10 JavaScript editors and IDEs

Need a JavaScript tool for your dev shop? InfoWorld takes an in-depth, first-person look at 10 JavaScript tools ready for adoption

Mozilla tackles the browser memory conundrum

In Mozilla's Servo browser engine, a JavaScript garbage collector will take over DOM memory management

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