Monday, November 29th, 2010

JSMentors.com – The Mailing List to Learn JavaScript

Category: JavaScript

There are a number of resources on the Internet for reading up on JavaScript but very few viable options for actually exchanging ideas with extremely knowledgeable JavaScript developers, especially when it comes to just wanting to know about JavaScript itself and not a specific JS library. This was a pain point I (Rey) personally felt Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 9:32 am
16 Comments

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3.9 rating from 8 votes

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

HTML5 Web Messaging

Cross document messaging is addressed in a recent HTML5 Web Messaging Working draft from the redoubtable W3C. The proposed messaging system is said to “allow documents to communicate with each other regardless of their source domain, in a way designed to not enable cross-site scripting attacks.” For more on the w3C draft, go to its Read the rest…

Posted by jvaughan at 3:16 pm
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2.5 rating from 4 votes

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

IE9 Chakra JavaScript Team Hosting a Q&A Session Tomorrow

Category: Browsers, IE, Microsoft

The IE9 team announced that they’ll be hosting an open Q&A session via Twitter where developers can ask questions to the Chakra engineers about the new JavaScript engine. In conjunction with the release of Platform Preview 7, we wanted to give the community the opportunity to ask questions of some of our IE and Chakra Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 2:56 pm
12 Comments

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2.8 rating from 6 votes

Friday, November 12th, 2010

HTML5 forms validation in Firefox 4

Category: Firefox, JavaScript

Mounir Lamouri looks at native browser-side form validation in Firefox4  – while re-iterating the need for re-validating on the server-side too. The objective of the browser-side form validation is to relieve JavaScript of the need to do a lot of basic form checking. Lanouri writes: ”All new input types introduced with HTML5 forms except search Read the rest…

Posted by jvaughan at 3:20 pm
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3.6 rating from 11 votes

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Firefox 4 Beta

Category: Android, Firefox, Mobile

A new beta for mobile this way comes. Outstanding issues addressed include reduced memory usage, improved text rendering install size reduction on Android.

Posted by jvaughan at 2:33 pm
25 Comments

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2.9 rating from 8 votes

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