High Performance Browser Networking

How prepared are you to build fast and efficient web applications? This eloquent book provides what every web developer should know about the network, from fundamental limitations that affect performance to major innovations for building even more powerful browser applications—including HTTP 2.0 and XHR improvements, Server-Sent Events (SSE), WebSocket, and WebRTC.   Author Ilya Grigorik,… Read More »

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Gary Sieling: Philadelphia Software Developer

I set up Hubot to do some simple server administration – this allows me to do a few common operations tasks while I’m travelling. I’ve previously tried SSH on my phone, but that seems unsafe in general, and it’s hard to use – this fixes a big frustration for me, if this site goes down and… Read More »

Number.isSafeInteger() – JavaScript | MDN

  This is a new technology, part of the ECMAScript 2015 (ES6) standard .This technology’s specification has been finalized, but check the compatibility table for usage and implementation status in various browsers.   Curated from Number.isSafeInteger() – JavaScript | MDN   This is a new technology, part of the ECMAScript 2015 (ES6) standard . This… Read More »

Why can’t a Browser run Python Instead?

Brython supports most of the syntax of Python 3, including comprehensions, generators, metaclasses, imports, etc. and many modules of the CPython distribution.   It includes libraries to interact with DOM elements and events, and with existing Javascript libraries such as jQuery, 3D, Highcharts, Raphael etc. It supports lastest specs of HTML5/CSS3, and can use CSS… Read More »

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Be Mindful. Pluto Live in July! How Close Will We Be?

The structure of Pluto is not very well understood at present. Nevertheless, spectroscopic observation from Earth in the 1970s has revealed that the planet surface is covered with methane ice. Surface temperature is -230 degrees C, and the frozen methane exhibits a bright coloration. However, with the exception of the polar caps, the frozen methane… Read More »