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Video: What does and doesn't work with CSS

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


The Onion’s 9 best bits about Microsoft

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

HTML5 rocket

Build better HTML5 UIs with Mozilla's latest Brick library

Brick 2.0 creates customizable Web UI elements via features in HTML5

browser roundup sept 2014 ie11 screen

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

Cloud code data.

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

Salesforce renames and revamps Communities service

Formerly called Salesforce Communities, it has been renamed Salesforce1 Community Cloud and enhanced in several ways

Famo.us talks big, but jQuery Foundation isn't worried

The cool Web and mobile library has high expectations but may be biting off more than it can chew

Big databases jump on the JSON bandwagon

Database titans like Oracle and IBM can no longer ignore the NoSQL insurgents. Are their efforts to accommodate JSON serious, or superficial?

11 essential JavaScript tools for Web developers

From Web app frameworks to data visualization in real time, these tools have your next Web project covered

PHP gets its own formal language specification

PHP scripting language, a critical cog in Web development, codifies its semantics and syntax to minimize divergence

Testbed will help clouds and networks shake hands

The CloudEthernet Forum will use live traffic to help carriers and vendors develop and refine standards for better cloud services

11 Android tools for Web developers

Android mobile devices, while not typically thought of as places where development work gets done, can offer surprisingly useful apps to help developers get the job done

Google's Dart language is approved -- but adoption is no guarantee

Ecma International gives a thumbs-up to Dart programming language, but won't likely inspire much uptake with developers

Our fault? Read the project audit and weep

A wise development team brings in the big guns against accusations of mismanagement on a troubled software project

6 CSS tools for coding in style

Preprocessors, frameworks, boilerplate -- these technologies bring style, consistency, and responsiveness to Web development

Developers rejoice: Android innovation rules at Google I/O

Google I/O delivered a smorgasbord of innovation, new services, and APIs that promise to extend the reach of the Android platform

Bootstrap 3.2 highlights mobile features, adds browser bug tracking

Twitter's front-end Web framework adds responsive functionality for mobile presentation, tracking for browser bugs

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