Former FireFox developer on the switch to their continuous update cycle.
Oh no, Chrome is doing such-and-such; we’d better do something equivalent or we’ll fall behind! We thought we needed a rapid update process like Chrome. We were jealous of their rapid update capability, which let them deploy improvements to users continuously. We had to “catch up” with Chrome’s updating capability.
Dealing with servicing on IE for years had led me to some of the same thoughts when I heard FireFox was switching to continuous updates.
Summary of one of the Chrome security exploits from pwn2own. Basically XSS into the chrome URI scheme which gives access to special APIs.
Early Chrome for Win8 Metro!
How to create Blobs directly and via BlobBuilder.
Flickr parses the exif out of images using Web Workers, and Blob (File API)!
On the topic of blobs and createObjectURL. Woo blobs!
Overview of Google’s fuzzing security practices for Chrome.
Eric Lawrence describes the new security features of IE10.
The setImmediate DOM method is like window.setTimeout(callback, 0) but better.
I wrote my HTML against IE9 and continually validated with Chrome as I went. Afterward I tried it in FireFox and found out that FireFox has textContent whereas IE9 & Chrome have innerText