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WordCamps Update

July 8th, 2015

Last week saw the halfway point for 2015, yay! This seems like a good time to update you on WordCamp happenings in the first half of this year. There have been 39 WordCamps in 2015 so far, with events organized in 17 different countries and on 5 continents. More than 14,000 people have registered for…

Publish responsive websites to the Windows Store with Project Westminster

July 7th, 2015

Windows 10 introduces support for Hosted Web Apps using the Universal Windows Platform bridge known as Project Westminster. This gives you the ability to easily publish your website or web app to the Windows Store. Project Westminster embraces web developer workflows, allowing you to keep using your existing tools, repos, hosting service, language and framework choices. All that’s required to…

Moving to HTML5 Premium Media

July 2nd, 2015

The commercial media industry is undergoing a major transition as content providers move away from proprietary web plug-in based delivery mechanisms (such as Flash or Silverlight), and replace them with unified plug-in free video players that are based on HTML5 specifications and commercial media encoding capabilities.  Browsers are moving away from plug-ins as well, as…

WordPress 4.3 Beta 1

July 2nd, 2015

WordPress 4.3 Beta 1 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.3, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can…

JavaScript Open Day and Edge Conf

July 1st, 2015

Last week, Bruce and I were in London for two high-profile web standards events. On Friday, Microsoft invited me to speak about installable web apps at their first JavaScript Open Day: I talked about various exciting recent additions to the web stack, such as Service Workers and device APIs, and of course also “add to…