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  1. Hacks Weekly – CSS Flexbox, Designing JavaScript APIs, WebSockets and more

    This week Mozilla’s Developer Engagement team think you should read more about , amongst other Read more…

  2. getUserMedia is ready to roll!

    We blogged about some of our WebRTC efforts back in April. Today we have an exciting update for you on that front: getUserMedia has landed on mozilla-central! This means you will be able to use the API on the latest Nightly versions of Firefox, and Read more…

  3. Announcing the May Dev Derby winners!

    Last month, ten excellent WebSocket demos were shared in the May Dev Derby competition. After looking through the entries, our three expert judges—Guillermo Rauch, Peter Lubbers, and Rob Hawkes—have decided on three winners and three runners-up. You don’t have to be a contestant to get Read more…

  4. BrowserQuest – a massively multiplayer HTML5 (WebSocket + Canvas) game experiment

  5. WDC2011: Tomorrow’s Web (and Future Technologies)

    Last Friday I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the Web Developer Conference in Bristol. This was the fifth conference in the event’s history and was attended by well over 200 Web designers and developers from across the UK. In my talk I Read more…

  6. HTML5 APIs – Where No Man Has Gone Before! – Presentation at Gotham JS

    Last weekend I was in New York City to speak at the GothamJS conference and Mozilla also sponsored it. It was a nice event with about 200 attendees, taking place in the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. The event was one-track with 8 speakers, and personally Read more…

  7. Aurora 6 is here

    What’s new in Aurora 6? The most notable addition to this new Aurora are the <progress> element, window.matchMedia API, better APIs for binary data, Server-Sent Events as well as the return of WebSockets. Aurora 6 has been published last week and can be downloaded from Read more…

  8. WebSocket disabled in Firefox 4

    Recent discoveries found that the protocol that Websocket works with is vulnerable to attacks. Adam Barth demonstrated some serious attacks against the protocol that could be used by an attacker to poison caches that sit in between the browser and the Internet. This is a Read more…

  9. WebSockets in Firefox

    Here’s the pitch for WebSockets: a low-complexity, low-latency, bi-directional communication system that has a pretty simple API for web developers. Let’s break that down, and then talk about if and when we’re going to include it in Firefox: Low-complexity The WebSocket protocol, which is started Read more…