Xah Web Dev Blog 2017-06

Full Page Screenshot in Browser

Standard Web Fonts (added screenshot for correct illustration)

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JavaScript escape unicode tears

JS: escape (major rewrite)

JS: String.prototype.charAt (updated)

JS: Character, Code Unit, Code Point (minor update)

JS: Convert Character To/From Codepoint (minor update)

JS: String.fromCharCode (minor update)

JS: Function Declaration vs Function Expression (updated for ES2015)

JS: var Name Scope (updated for ES2015)

JS: var Declaration Order (minor update)

Netflix switched from Java to node.js

[Making Netflix.com Faster By Kristofer Baxter. At https://medium.com/netflix-techblog/making-netflix-com-faster-f95d15f2e972 , accessed on 2017-07-01 ]

paypal switched from Java to node.js

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paypal java to nodejs
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paypal java vs nodejs speed

[Node.js at PayPal By Jeff Harrell. At https://www.paypal-engineering.com/2013/11/22/node-js-at-paypal/ , accessed on 2017-07-01 ]

Google trying to prevent user downloading brave browser?

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Google trying to prevent user downloading brave browser. Other deb file, such as skype, no such warning. 2017-06-12. According to brave, they imply that's due to they failed to sign the file. See https://twitter.com/brianbondy/status/874421743779229696 and https://github.com/brave/browser-laptop/issues/9408

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