WWW dev

The story of Perl’s role in the dynamic web | Opensource.com

https://opensource.com/life/16/11/perl-and-birth-dynamic-web?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY The web’s early history is generally remembered as a few seminal events: the day Tim Berners-Lee announced the WWW-project on Usenet, the document with which CERN released the project’s code into the public domain, and of course the first version of the NCSA Mosaic browser in January 1993.  In the mid- to late-1990s, Perl and the dynamic web were nearly

Why WebAssembly is a game changer for the web — and a source of pride for Mozilla and Firefox

https://medium.com/mozilla-tech/why-webassembly-is-a-game-changer-for-the-web-and-a-source-of-pride-for-mozilla-and-firefox-dda80e4c43cb With today’s release of Firefox, we are the first browser to support WebAssembly. If you haven’t yet heard of WebAssembly, it’s an emerging standard inspired by our research to enable near-native performance for web applications. This new standard will enable amazing video games and high-performance web apps for things like computer-aided design, video and image

Internet Stone Soup | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/04/stone-soup/?utm_source=tcfbpage&sr_share=facebook Writing changed as the Internet changed. In this article Internet Stone Soup the Techcrunch writer John Biggs describes his experience of what happened to media in the 21st century, it can begin to explain how we ended up in an era of intentional ignorance and with a truly broken media. The writer of this article

Arduino developers get extra support as Codeanywhere acquires Codebender

https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/20/arduino-developers-get-extra-support-as-codeanywhere-acquires-codebender/?ncid=mobilenavtrend Codeanywhere, a cross platform cloud IDE for creating web apps and sites has acquired Codebender, another cloud IDE that enables users to develop for Arduino devices.  Codebender and its additional services edu.cobebender.cc and blocks.cobebender.cc will continue to operate and be supported by Codeanywhere. Codebender has attracted about 100,000 users and more than 300,000 projects are

A 10-step guide to creating an email client with Webix framework

https://opensource.com/article/17/5/10-step-guide-webix-framework?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY Free Webix framework is a JavaScript and HTML5 framework for developing cross-platform, data-rich web applications with responsive user interfaces. The library is fast, lightweight, and easy to learn. Integration with AngularJS, Vue.js, and jQuery may be pretty handy. Based on this article Webix looks interesting.

The GIF Turns 30: How an Ancient Format Changed the Internet | WIRED

https://www.wired.com/2017/05/gif-turns-30-ancient-format-changed-internet/?mbid=social_fb Wilhite finished the first version of the GIF specification on May, 1987.  Compuserve began using the format the next month. This was two years before Sir Tim Berners-Lee announced his World Wide Web project and six years before the Mosiac browser made the web widely accessible. It was the web that made the GIF what it is