WebSockets

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I created a quick WebSockets proof of concept because I wanted to be able to launch native desktop applications by clicking on a link in a browser. I’m looking for ways to interact with the desktop from within Chrome. Google … Continued

NPAPI Alternatives

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Google Chrome is tightening security and has formally announce it will disallow the use of NPAPI (Netscape Plugin API–http://www.meadco.com/neptune/about). A lot of companies, including several I do work for, use the NPAPI to launch executable files from withing a web … Continued

Java 8

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I’m really excited for Java 8!! Here is the release schedule: 2013/09/05 – Developer Preview 2014/01/23 – Final Release Candidate 2014/03/18 – General Availability By far the biggest new feature is Lambdas,¬†aimed at supporting programming in a multi-core environment by … Continued