Topic: world wide web

Contract for the Web is becoming a reality

Thirty years after the creation of the web, its founder Tim Berners-Lee has released the first draft of his Contract for the Web to gain feedback from web users around the globe and finalize the list of guiding principles in the document.  Berners-Lee has called it many things since he announced it at the 2018 … continue reading

Sir Tim Berners-Lee continues to fight for a better web

The World Wide Web turns 30 this year, but despite how far it has come its inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee still sees huge possibilities for growth. The web has evolved beyond Berners-Lee’s original idea of an information management system to become a library, doctor’s office, shopping place, school, office, cinema, bank and more, giving people … continue reading

SD Times news digest: AngularJS LTS, Tim-Berners Lee’s recent efforts, and Apache CloudStack 4.11.1.0

AngularJS has entered a three year Long Term Support period as of July 1. According to Angular, all AngularJS applications that currently work will continue to work in the future. Additionally, all published versions of AngularJS will still be available. The AngularJS team stated that their data indicates most AngularJS developers do not adopt the … continue reading

Berners-Lee: Web needs a rethink to stop ‘nasty ideas’ from spreading

World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wants Internet users to stop spreading negative ideas on social media websites, and instead use the web how it was intended. Berners-Lee is an English computer scientist who was recently awarded the Turing Award 2016 by the Association of Computing Machinery. At this month’s Innovate Finance global fintech summit … continue reading

Turing Award 2016 awarded to Sir Tim Berners-Lee, World Wide Web inventor, by ACM

The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) has announced its 2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award is being awarded to Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Berners-Lee, a professor at MIT and the University of Oxford, is widely known for creating the World Wide Web, first web browser, and the protocols and algorithms that brought the web to scale. Today, … continue reading

Sir Tim Berners-Lee finds three challenges the web needs to overcome

Sir Tim Berners-Lee created the World Wide Web 28 years ago. Since then, the web has evolved into a massive networking platform where users come to connect, work, and learn. However, Berners-Lee believes there are still areas that must be addressed before the web can truly be a platform that benefits all — notably in … continue reading

GitLab reveals shift in developer work style, holographic emulation available for Unity, and W3C’s recommendation for HTML 5.1—SD Times news digest: Nov. 2, 2016

GitLab’s latest global developer survey revealed a shift in developer work. Major findings from the survey, which addressed responses from 362 startup and enterprise CTOs, developers, and DevOps professionals, found that the latest development tools are a top priority for developers. According to the survey, 80% of developers want to work with the latest tools, … continue reading

W3C: HTML5 reaches ‘recommendation’ status

It’s official: HTML5 is a standard. The World Wide Web Consortium today has elevated the HTML5 specification to ‘recommendation’ status, giving it the group’s highest level of endorsement, which is akin to becoming a standard. But Jeff Jaffe, CEO of the W3C, was quick to point out that work on the Web is far from … continue reading

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