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Ruffle project hopes to resurrect Flash Player

The project uses Rust and WebAssembly to allow playback of Flash media more securely than the original Adobe player

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Ruby on Rails 6.0 adds rich text capabilities

JavaScript, database support also get nods

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Survey reveals most-used CSS features and tools

State of CSS 2019 report details which CSS features and tools developers use, which they don’t use, and which they prefer

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What’s new in the Bootstrap web development framework

The forthcoming Bootstrap 5 is set to drop the client-side jQuery dependency, while the newly released Bootstrap 4.3 adds responsive font sizes

React - an open-source JavaScript library for building user interfaces

Next.js 8 now supports serverless apps

The JavaScript and React framework also reduces build-time memory usage and speeds static export

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Cranelift library tackles WebAssembly execution

Cranelift reads WebAssembly as input and writes native machine code as output

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What is JSP? Introduction to JavaServer Pages

Get an overview of JavaServer Pages, then write your first JSP page that connects with a Java servlet and deploys on Apache Tomcat

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Mozilla launches CSS Flexbox inspector

The powerful but complex flexible-elements CSS feature stumps many developers

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DoneJS JavaScript framework gets faster

Its incremental rendering capability splits apps into static and dynamic content

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Machine learning with Python: An introduction

Find out how Python compares to Java for data analysis, then use Flask to build a Python-based web service for machine learning

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What’s new in Ruby 2.6

The dynamic web language gets a just-in-time compiler—with a twist

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What is JSF? Introducing JavaServer Faces

JavaServer Faces is the Java standard technology for building component-based web interfaces. Get started with JSF, including what's new in JSF 2.3

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First Houdini APIs for CSS layout debut

The W3C effort is meant to give developers more control over how a web page looks

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What is the MEAN stack? JavaScript web applications

The web application stack powered by MongoDB, Express, Angular, and Node.js leverages JavaScript from top to bottom

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Google investigates faster, more-private webpage transitions

The Chrome team works on specs for fast loading and multipage sites

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What’s new in the ASP.Net Core 3.0 web framework

Microsoft will tighten up .Net Core integration, changing and removing several capabilities

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What are Java servlets? Request handling for Java web applications

The Java Servlet API is part of the Java EE stack, providing URL mapping and request handling capabilities for Java web applications

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WebAssembly, JavaScript links get faster in Firefox

The Firefox Nightly beta makes these calls run faster than non-in-lined JavaScript-to-JavaScript function calls

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