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  • Pointer Events now in Firefox Nightly

    This past February Pointer Events became a W3C Recommendation. In the intervening time Microsoft Open Tech and Mozilla have been working together to implement the specification. As consumers continue to expand the range of devices that are used to explore the web with different input mechanisms such as touch, pen ...

  • ES6 In Depth: let and const

    ES6 In Depth is a series on new features being added to the JavaScript programming language in the 6th Edition of the ECMAScript standard, ES6 for short. The feature I’d like to talk about today is at once humble and startlingly ambitious. When Brendan Eich designed the first version of ...

  • Keyboard events in Firefox OS TV

    Getting started The behavior of input events via hardware keys in Firefox OS varies widely from app to app. Early smartphones came with a limited number of keys — Power, Home, Volume up, Volume down — so it was easy for the software to determine an appropriate response for each ...

  • ES6 In Depth: Classes

    ES6 In Depth is a series on new features being added to the JavaScript programming language in the 6th Edition of the ECMAScript standard, ES6 for short. Today, we get a bit of a respite from the complexity that we’ve seen in previous posts in this series. There are no ...

  • ES6 In Depth: Proxies

    ES6 In Depth is a series on new features being added to the JavaScript programming language in the 6th Edition of the ECMAScript standard, ES6 for short. Here is the sort of thing we are going to do today. var obj = new Proxy({}, { get: function (target, key, receiver) ...

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