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Blog posts tagged 'HTML5'

Daniel BauligFront End Engineer at Facebook

Why we chose to move to HTML5 video

Posted about 2 years ago

Moving to HTML5 best enables us to continue to innovate quickly and at scale, given Facebook’s large size and complex needs. Read more...

Cory OndrejkaAlleged Interim CTO at Facebook

HTML5 Games 0.1: Speedy Sprites

Posted about 7 years ago

Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure. Read more...

Scott MacVicarEngineering

Google Summer of Code 2010

Posted about 7 years ago
blog post · Culture · Mobile · Web · Compute · Open Source · Academics · PHP · HipHop · HTML5 · JavaScript · iOSmore

This summer we participated in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) for the first time and wanted to share an update on the progress our students made. GSoC is in its sixth year and exists to encourage university students to spend their summer coding for an open source / free software project. The students in turn are awarded a stipend which definitely makes this a cool summer job. Read more...

Yan YuEngineering

Crowdsourcing Mobile Device Capabilities

Posted about 7 years ago
blog post · Mobile · Data · HTML5 · Performance · Optimization

Unlike desktop browsers, the capabilities of mobile browsers vary widely from phone to phone. This presents a number of challenges to large scale mobile web development. For example, what can be fit on a 128x96 low-end phone is obviously different from what can be fit on an iPhone or a Nokia N900 with an 800x480 screen. In addition, only about 50% of smartphones today support JavaScript let alone HTML5. Read more...

David RecordonEngineering Director at Facebook

Using HTML5 Today

Posted about 7 years ago
blog post · Infra · HTML5

We are excited about HTML5 and wanted to share with you some of the things we’re already using it for!. Read more...

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