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Building Better Input Experience for East Asian Users with the IME API in IE11

March 31st, 2014

During the development of Internet Explorer 11, we proposed and implemented a new set of IME APIs to the Web Applications Working Group for a better input experience for East Asian users. These discussions resulted in changes to the Editor’s Draft of the W3C IME API. This API enables developers to build a tightly integrated…

WordPress 3.9 Beta 3

March 29th, 2014

The third (and maybe last) beta of WordPress 3.9 is now available for download. Beta 3 includes more than 200 changes, including: New features like live widget previews and the new theme installer are now more ready for prime time, so check ‘em out. UI refinements when editing images and when working with media in the editor. We’ve also brought…

jQuery 1.11.1 Beta 1 and 2.1.1 Beta 1 Released

March 24th, 2014

It’s been a couple of months since our last releases escaped the grip of endless winter, so we thought it would be good to thaw out a beta that collects up the bugs that have been reported and fixed recently. Most of these bugs are mild as severity and frequency go, but that’s easier to…

Drupal.org Downtime: Mar 19th 5PM PDT (Mar 20th 0:00 UTC)

March 18th, 2014

Drupal.org will be going down for up to 1 hour starting Wednesday, Mar 19, 17:00 PDT (Mar 20, 0:00 UTC). This maintenance window will be used for routine Drupal module updates, which need to alter large tables. Logging into sub-sites (api.drupal.org, groups.drupal.org, etc) will be down; they will otherwise remain available. Please follow the @drupal_infra…

2014 Google Summer of Code Student Application Deadline is Near!

March 17th, 2014

We currently have several students who are participating in the GSoC Mailing List discussions and deciding on which project they want to tackle this year from the Joomla 2014 GSoC Project Ideas list. But we would really like to see as many students as possible take advantage of this great opportunity. A few short weeks…

Community Spotlight: Lee Rowlands (larowlan)

March 14th, 2014

Since joining Drupal.org in 2007, Lee Rowlands (larowlan) has been an important contributor to the Drupal project. A major core contributor and Drupal 8 advocate, Rowlands has become a well-recognized and celebrated member of the Drupal community. Rowlands is an important Drupal figure in Australia, and has spoken at DrupalCamp Brisbane 2010, Drupal Downunder Melbourne…

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-012 – Critical

March 11th, 2014

This security update resolves sixteen privately reported and two publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited the most severe of these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the…

Joomla at CMS Garden at CeBIT 2014 in Hannover, Germany

March 11th, 2014

This week (Monday 10th – Friday 14th 2014) Joomla will be present at CeBIT 2014, which is the world’s largest and most international computer expo in Hannover, Germany. Joomla shares a booth called “CMS Garden” together with 7 other open source content management systems. Last year the shared booth was a great success and this year we hope…

Certificate reputation, a novel approach for protecting users from fraudulent certificates

March 10th, 2014

At the IETF in London last week, we presented a proposal called Certificate Reputation for detecting fraudulent certificates, in order to protect you from attackers that could have stolen a site’s identity. This prevents malicious sites from phishing your personal information like passwords, bank account numbers, credit card numbers etc. Recent attacks against public and…

Introducing Reading View in IE 11

March 4th, 2014

In IE11, you can click or tap a button in the address bar to put a Web page article into reading view. Reading view is a new feature in Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 8.1 that helps you focus on the main content of the Web page you want to read. Reading view is a…