Topic: brotli

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: PyNES

Nintendo emulation has not been a new thing for more than a decade. But there’s a benefit to being that old: The techniques for making NES games from scratch can be understood. This is where PyNES comes in. Created by Guto Maia, PyNES basically does what its name implies: use Python to create NES assembly … continue reading

Google introduces new compression algorithm

Two years ago, Google released the Zopfli compression algorithm, which saw large-scale interest. Yesterday, the company followed it up that with a new open-source compression algorithm known as Brotli. Zopfli was quickly adopted by developers building PNG optimizers or other Web-useful items, like font compression. The goal for Brotli is to enable even more use … continue reading Protection Status