“HMTL5 rocks” – and Google is not the only one who feels that way. You will find many resources, frameworks, and utilities that will help you get started with the new standard.
Thanks to HTML5 and CSS3, many websites now support features that were previously simply impossible – even with Java. And HTML5 doesn’t just improve website rendering on desktop PCs; it also aids in efficient development of web applications for mobile devices. For these reasons alone, HTML5 will doubtlessly dominate the future of web applications. Thanks to HTML5, web browsers no longer need additional plugins in order to play video or audio web content.
HTML5 and CSS3 open up completely new possibilities for developers, like thread programming with web workers, direct access to the filesystem with <localStorage>, a sophisticated offline mode, two-dimensional graphics with the <canvas> element, and animations with CSS3.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.