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A short translation from bull**** to English of the Google Chrome Blink developer FAQ | VentureBeat

by Rob Isaac Rob Isaac is a New Zealand-based developer, technical analyst, and consultant. After the news that Google would be creating its own, Chrome-specific version of the Webkit browser rendering engine, called Blink, Isaac created this “translation” of Google’s developer FAQ for Blink. This FAQ was originally published on his website. 1 Why is Chrome spawning a new browser…
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Google Launches Drive Realtime API To Let Developers Build Apps With Real-Time Collaboration | TechCrunch

Google just announced the launch of its Google Drive Realtime API, a new tool for developers that will allow them to bring the same real-time collaboration features that power Google Drive to their own apps. The API, Google writes, “handles network communication, storage, presence, conflict resolution, and other collaborative details so you can focus on building great apps.” Google…
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Computer great Dennis Ritchie dies at 70 | Reuters

The world has lost another computer pioneer. Dennis Ritchie, the computer scientist who invented the C programing language and co-developed the Unix operating system, has died at the age of 70. The New York Times reports that Ritchie’s body was found in his New Jersey home. While working at Bell Labs in the 1960s and…
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