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Android Instant Apps vs. Progressive Web Apps

Two days ago, Google announced so called Android Instant Apps at the Google I/O 2016. Android Instant Apps are Android apps which could replace mobile websites. They open by clicking a URL and do not need to be installed. But … Continue reading

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The future of GWT

… will be very exciting. Daniel Kurka, member of the GWT Steering Comittee, published his and Ray Cromwell‘s slides of their Google I/O session “GWT Roadmap for the Future”. First of all, there is a new GWT project page created by … Continue reading

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Android Studio announced at Google I/O 2013

Google announced Android Studio at the keynote of Google I/O 2013. Android Studio is an Android focused IDE based on the community edition of IntelliJ IDEA. In the keynote you can see some really nice features as: Externalized Strings and used … Continue reading

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The web starts to blink: Chrome drops WebKit as its rendering engine – announces Blink

Recently, concerns arised that WebKit could become the new IE6 (the majority of web developers optimized and tested only for compatibility with IE6 before the great browser wars). As it turns out, these concerns will not fullfill, as the world’s … Continue reading

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Chrome 25 for Developers – Speech API and Shadow DOM

The Chrome Team recently released Chrome 25. For developer, the new version offers support for the Web Speech API – which allows developers to add speech recognition features to their applications Support for Shadow DOM which allows to build encapsulated, … Continue reading

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Using two pass authentication in your application

Google introduced a 2-step authentication some time ago. With the 2-step authentication, the user is asked for a token after successfully logging in with you username/ password. Such token is provided by some application and is usually short lived. Google … Continue reading

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Web Platform Docs announced by W3C and others

The W3C together with several big internet companies (Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, Opera and others) just announced the availability of Web Platform Docs. It is a Wiki to document different aspects of web development. The main page of Web Patform Docs states: … Continue reading

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