Bringing Virtual Reality to the web platform

Using WebVR, developers, designers and artists can share VR experiences on the web.

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Firefox Quantum for Developers is here (and it’s fast!)

The new Firefox Developer Edition has a new, blazingly fast CSS engine built in Rust. Get it with innovative features like CSS Grid Layout panel and framework debugging.

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Using the Web to change the game

With powerful Web technologies, pioneered by Mozilla, developers are pushing games to a new level.

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Building the Web of Things

We’re working to create an open, Web of Things framework of software and services that can bridge the communication gap between connected devices.

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Building a browser that gets you

The next generation of Web discovery is a browser that is more intuitive, useful and in tune with you.

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Inventing a safer programming language

Sponsored by Mozilla, Rust allows browsers, systems and more to run much faster and more safely.

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Blogs

Read the latest from Mozilla’s technology blogs.

  • Dweb: Building a Resilient Web with WebTorrent

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    The web is healthy when the financial cost of self-expression isn’t a barrier. This installment of the Dweb series describes WebTorrent – an implementation of the BitTorrent protocol that runs in a web browser. It’s written completely in JavaScript – the language of the web – and uses WebRTC for true peer-to-peer transport. No browser plugin, extension, or installation is required. The distributed approach removes the cost of running centralized servers at data centers, allowing websites to scale sustainably.

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  • MDN Changelog for July 2018: CDN tests, Goodbye Zones, and BCD

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    Editor’s note: A changelog is “a log or record of all notable changes made to a project. [It] usually includes records of changes such as bug fixes, new features, etc.” Publishing a changelog is kind of a tradition in open source, and a long-time practice on the web. We thought readers of Hacks and folks …

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  • AV1 and the Video Wars of 2027

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    This post imagines a dystopian future where only the rich can stream video to their homes, and the democratizing forces of the internet have crumbled under corruption and greed. The author reports back from a troubled future in the late 2020s that is wholly fictitious. The open video codec AV1 is wholly real.

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  • Dweb: Social Feeds with Secure Scuttlebutt

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    Scuttlebutt is a free and open source social network with unique offline-first and peer-to-peer properties. Mainstream closed platforms have become a more popular way of creating and consuming content than the Web. Instead of attempting to adapt existing Web technologies for the mobile social era, Scuttlebutt offers a new platform for discourse that lets us start from scratch in designing a decentralized social ecosystem.

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