Puerto Rican Student Brings WebP to Windows RT 8.1

Harold Martinez, a young man who attends the University of Puerto Rico at Bayamon and is versed in C#, Java and C to name a few, declared victory in bringing WebP,...

Gotta Learn Python

The coolest things are programmed in Python, Python is in high demand on the job websites, Python's capabilities are relatively universal and the consensus is that it's the easiest language to cram. I gotta learn Python. My boss [...]

Microsoft’s IE Will Support Google’s SPDY!!

Normally Microsoft only steals embraces things of Google’s that Google isn’t looking to hand out for free while snubbing Google on the things they create, open source and free, to make...

Winginx: One-and-Done Server Stack for Web Devs

Nerds, mind-blown warning: In a manner no more complicated than installing Winamp, you can install on your lame Windows machine NGINX, PHP, Node.js, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, memcached and a dozen other goodies,...

Github Under Heavy Attack

Quite possibly with much help from Adobe’s leaked text file containing email addresses and password hints of 153,004,874 customers (download link), Github users are seeing far more failed login attempts than...

Reconsidering gzip

When our server generates a webpage to send to your browser, among other tricks, using a piece of software called gzip, it compresses the text associated with each page – the...

Dev Already Distributing WebP-Enabled Firefox

If you thought part of the big WebP adoption holdup by Mozilla had anything to do with implementing its support involving a significant undertaking to code it in, nope; it seems...

Google’s WebM Eviscerating GIFs (at least on 4chan)

Animated GIFs have long severed the Internet adequately for short, low-quality animated cat and sleazy porn videos. Google improved on the decades-old GIF technology with WebM, a format that has better...

Crappy Androids Hurt the Economy

I run an experimental site on the side currently made up of several WebP images per page (with no JPEG fallback), oftentimes extremely high res. Don’t ask what the pictures are...

Mozilla, you’re killing me…

In 2010 a Firefox user submitted a bug to the Mozilla developers requesting that they implement WebP (the most powerful image format in the world) into Firefox. Now in its fourth...