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  • A practitioner’s perspective on A-Frame: —Interview with Roland Dubois

    There is a growing awareness and interest in WebVR among Web developers, and as a result, high-level tools and libraries are emerging to populate the JavaScript ecosystem. One of the libraries is A-Frame, supported by Mozilla. A-Frame simplifies the boilerplate required to start creating virtual reality experiences, and uses HTML ...

  • A Saturday Night: Track and record movement in WebVR

    Mozilla’s WebVR team has released a fun new virtual reality demo called A Saturday Night. Put your VR headset on, perform a dance, and share it with the world!

  • A new CSS Grid demo on mozilla.org

    With CSS Grid shipping across browsers this spring (already in Firefox 52 and Chrome 57; Safari, and hopefully Edge, soon to follow) some of Mozilla's in-house designers and developers decided to experiment with the technology on mozilla.org. The result is a live demo site that shows CSS Grid features and ...

  • Internationalize your keyboard controls

    Recently I came across two lovely new graphical demos, and in both cases, the controls would not work on my French AZERTY keyboard. There was the wonderful WebGL 2 technological demo After The Flood, and the very cute Alpaca Peck. Shaw was nice enough to fix the latter when I ...

  • Why WebAssembly is Faster Than asm.js

    WebAssembly, a new binary execution format for the Web, is starting to arrive in stable versions of browsers. A major goal of WebAssembly is to be fast. This post gives some technical details about how it achieves that. Of course, “fast” is relative. Compared to JavaScript and other dynamic languages, ...

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