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7 chronic browser bugs plaguing the web

From video glitches to memory leaks, today’s browser bugs are harder to pin down, even as they slow the web to a crawl

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source application development tools

InfoWorld's top picks among the tools and frameworks for building web apps, mobile apps, and apps for data analysis and machine learning

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Mozilla relaunches JavaScript debugger as part of tools transition plan

Debugger.html does away with XUL in favor of the React JavaScript library for easier changes

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Flash vs. HTML5: The last stand

'Occupy HTML5' movement shows Flash still has ardent support, but the web tool's best days are over

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Google Safe Browsing gives more details to compromised website owners

Google is now providing more information to website owners whose online properties are temporarily blocked as unsafe by its Safe Browsing technology in order to help them fix the identified problems faster.

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OCaml compiler brings type safety to JavaScript

BuckleScript from Bloomberg takes OCaml code and turns it into JavaScript

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FairWare ransomware infects servers through exposed Redis instances

Days after reports that a new ransomware attack was deleting files from web servers, security researchers determined that some of the affected servers were hacked via insecure deployments of the Redis database.

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Adobe patches critical vulnerability in ColdFusion application server

Adobe Systems released critical security patches for its ColdFusion application server which has been a target for hackers in the past.


Mozilla launches free website security scanning service

Mozilla has built an online scanner that can check if websites have the best security settings in place.

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The NBA is holding its first hackathon - should your company, too?

Companies large and small have already embraced the hackathon as a way to foster collaboration and innovation, and now the NBA has announced that it's jumping on board.

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Google nixes Flash, embraces HTML5 in Chrome browser

Starting with December's Chrome 55 release, the browser will use HTML5 as its default instead of Flash

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15 low-code tools for building mobile apps fast

These simple mobile programming tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

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Flaw in vBulletin add-on leads to Ubuntu Forums database breach

Ubuntu support forums users should be on the lookout for dodgy emails after the website's database of 2 million email addresses has been stolen.

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Packed with over 100 hours of instruction, this bundle will help you dive into Linux, the popular open-source operating system, and is currently on sale over 90% off its typical price.

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Three popular Drupal modules get patches for site takeover flaws

The security team of the popular Drupal content management system worked with the maintainers of three third-party modules to fix critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to take over websites.


Zend PHP framework upgrade focuses on performance, middleware

The new collection of PHP packages has dramatically increased speed and also provides a microframework for middleware development

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Java's Spring Framework gets a new competitor

The Datamill framework brings functional programming to Java


New compiler tackles JavaScript's weak typing

With its patent-pending technology, JS++ focuses on compile-time type-checking but is not open source

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