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JUG Team restructure

May 14th, 2015

The Joomla User Group (JUG) team is a vital part of our community, ensuring that our passionate community members can connect with other people living near them and meet up in-person to share their love for Joomla!. The JUG Team has been led by Liam Mandville for many years, showing enormous dedication to the creation…

Announcing media capture functionality in Microsoft Edge

May 13th, 2015

In the latest Windows 10 preview release, we added support for media capture APIs in Microsoft Edge for the first time. This feature is based on the Media Capture and Streams specification, developed jointly at the W3C by the Web Real-Time Communications Working Group and the Device APIs Working Group. It is known by some…

JavaScript moves forward in Microsoft Edge with ECMAScript 6 and beyond

May 12th, 2015

ECMAScript is the official name for the JavaScript language we all know and love. The next version of ECMAScript, ES6 (henceforth referred to by its new name, ES2015), is nearing the end of its standards process journey. At this stage the latest draft is final and will not be receiving any further updates. In the…

An Introduction to Responsive Images — DrupalJam

May 12th, 2015

You’ve read the articles (Responsive Images: Use Cases and Documented Code Snippets to Get You Started, and Native Responsive Images) — now see the movie! Language may be not safe for work, so slides are available. Thanks to the nice folks at DrupalJam Utrecht (April 2015).

Microsoft Edge: Building a safer browser

May 11th, 2015

With Microsoft Edge, we want to fundamentally improve security over existing browsers and enable users to confidently experience the web from Windows. We have designed Microsoft Edge to defend users from increasingly sophisticated and prevalent attacks. This post covers some of the advanced technologies used to protect Microsoft Edge, including industry leading sandboxing, compiler, and…

Sex, Houdini and the Extensible Web

May 11th, 2015

The backstory When the Web was created, it was a really big idea: Tim Berners-Lee proposed (it wasn’t a standard yet) a worldwide system to retrieve documents coded in such a way that one document could link to another document. Although the idea was big, it was really simple. It was declarative and forgiving and…

Building vorlon.JS with the help of the developer community and what’s next

May 8th, 2015

Recently at //BUILD/ 2015 and in the Microsoft Edge Web Platform Summit, we have talked about how our focus on bringing our teams and the technologies behind our web platform closer to the broader community of developers. We’ve made it a priority to contribute to open source projects that improve web interoperability and help developers…

A look at new feedback-driven improvements to the network tool in our F12 Developer Tools

May 8th, 2015

In January this year, we described new features and experiences for developers in the F12 developer tools that enable you to be more effective with a range of updates (e.g. new performance and network tools as well as Debugger enhancements and UI improvements. The latest Windows 10 Insider Preview brings more improvements, including a refined network tool…

We’ve moved! Find us at the new Microsoft Edge Dev Blog

May 8th, 2015

As we announced last week, with the reveal of Microsoft Edge we are archiving the IEBlog. Future posts for both Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer will take place at our new home on Windows Blogs, the Microsoft Edge Dev Blog. We’ve redirected the RSS feed for the IEBlog to point to our new home. If…

Bringing Asm.js to Chakra and Microsoft Edge

May 7th, 2015

A couple of months back, we announced that we had started development on Asm.js. Support for Asm.js has been one of the top 10 most-requested items at the Microsoft Edge Developer Suggestion Box on UserVoice since we launched it in December 2014. Since that time, we’ve made good progress, and in Windows 10 Insider Preview…