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  Samsung will build its own mobile browser


According to the Korean IT News, Samsung is developing its own brand mobile browser based on WebKit, make its the default browser for future Gaxlaxy products.Samsung has posted recruitment advertisements for recruiting Webkit developers in its Advanced Software Platform Lab located in the Silicon Valley. Webkit is an open-source browser engine, Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome are based on this open source engine.For many users, the phone's built-in default browser is still the most used, so S...

   Samsung,Browser,Webkit     2012-09-24 22:32:00


  No support of $.browser in jQuery 1.9


Starting from jQuery 1.9, $.browser is no longer supported to detect the nrpwser type and version. The substitute is $.support. In the newer jQuery 2.x versions, IE 6/7/8 are also not supported. If users want to support IE 6/7/8, they must use jQuery 1.9. If you want to fully support IE and want to use jQuery 1.9 and jQuery 2.0, the official solution is: <!--[if lt IE 9]> <script src='jquery-1.9.0.js'></script> <![endif]--> <!--[if gte IE 9]> <script src=...

   jQuery,$.browser,$.browser.version     2013-08-27 03:10:12


  JavaScript tips both novice and veteran developers can benefit from


In this post, we will share some less known but powerful JavaScript tips which can benefit both novice and veteran JavaScript developers. 1. Truncate array with array length We all know that object are passed by reference in JavaScript, but we may be bitten by this rule. Please check below example: var arr1 = arr2 = [1, 2, 3]; //Change arr1 arr1 = []; // arr2 will still be [1,2,3] arr1 and arr2 point to the same array [1,2,3] initially, later when arr1 repoints to [], the reference to arr2 is n...

   JavaScript,Array,push     2013-08-21 04:09:10


  Capture video stream with WebRTC


WebRTC(Web Real-Time Communication) is an API supporting real time audio and video communication through a browser. It is now a recommended W3C standard. This post is to show you how to capture video stream and screenshot with WebRTC. Capture video stream To play video stream from the video camera, we first need to put a video tag in our code: <video id="video"></video> The main function to get the video stream is the navigator.getUserMedia, as of now only few of the browsers support...

   WebRTC,Video,Screenshot     2013-10-24 21:04:41


  Do IE developers feel guilty?


IE won the browser war before Chrome appeared with the help of anti-competitive practices. But with the appearance of more and more easy-to-use and fast browsers, people start to hate IE and leave IE. It seems IE is not a product of modern age. Do IE developers feel guilty about this? Everything is contextual. The browser that most people hate today is IE6, which, at the time was one of the best browsers on the planet (it didn't win the Browser Wars, Round One, by accident). It was built on "int...

   IE,History     2013-07-26 21:21:46


  CSS Tools: Reset CSS


The goal of a reset stylesheet is to reduce browser inconsistencies in things like default line heights, margins and font sizes of headings, and so on. The general reasoning behind this was discussed in a May 2007 post, if you're interested. Reset styles quite often appear in CSS frameworks, and the original "meyerweb reset" found its way into Blueprint, among others. The reset styles given here are intentionally very generic. There isn't any default color or background set for the bod...

   CSS,Cross browser compatibility,Reset,Partial reset     2011-12-05 02:44:11


  My favorite quotes from "The design and evolution of C++"


"The design and evolution of C++" is a book written by the inventor of C++  Bjarne stroustrup. In this book, Bjarne stroustrup presents the definitive insider's guide to the design and development of the C++ programming language. Without ommitting critical details or getting bogged down in technicalities, Stroustrup presents his unique insights into the decisions that shaped C++. In this book, some statements are very impressive. They are concise but convey much information. Here I summariz...

   C++,statements,type system,compatibility     2012-07-16 10:58:10


  Chrome time machine : Chrome starts from 0 to 1


Time flies, Chrome has been around us for four years since its birth. The Chrome team launched a Chrome time machine on Google's official blog, you just need a simple click or scroll back and forth with mouse, it will show you what happened to Chrome in last four years. If you find clues hidden between the lines, type a few mysterious characters, you may also be able to find a special birthday gift prepared by Chrome team.Four years, Chrome started from scratch and now it's the No.1 web browser...

   Chrome time machine,4 years     2012-09-05 06:54:05


  Chrome overtakes IE as the No.1 browser


According to data from market research company StartCounter, by May 2012, Chrome has overtakes IE as the No. 1 web browser globally. Firefox and Safari is following IE to be 3rd and 4th most popular web browser.In May, market share of Chrome is 33%, while IE only gets 32%. Firefox is slowly dropping, which has a share of 25%.  However, with release date of Windows 8 approaching, IE 10 will also be shipped with Win8, at that time, the number of users who use IE may increase because according...

   Chrome,No.1,IE,StatCounter     2012-05-21 06:03:04


  jQuery 2.0 gives up IE 6/7/8


jQuery 2.0 is released after 10 months development. jQuery 2.0 is customized for modern web browsers and also considers about mobile devices. But one big change is that jQuery 2.0 will not be  compatible with old versions of IE and its size is 10% less than the version 1.9.1. The execution efficiency is higher as well. jQuery 1.9.x will still be maintained by jQuery team, they will also provide update for it. Those websites which want to be compatible with all browsers should not upgrade to...

   jQuery 2.0,IE support     2013-04-20 07:58:16