Internet Explorer 8 – is it really following web standards?

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Microsoft has announced at December 2007 that Internet Explorer 8 has passed a test for standards compliance. Well it’s really hard to believe and it brings more questions to the Web Developers face.

The Acid2 test
Microsoft’s still top-secret Internet Explorer 8 passed what is known as the Acid2 test. Acid2 is a test case designed by the Web Standards Project to discover, if possible, errors with rendering Web pages in browsers and Web authoring tools. Basically, it tests how a browser or tool works with features from various Web standards.

The following standards are involved in the Acid2 test page: HTML 4, CSS level 1, PNG, and data URLs. In addition, the Acid2 guided tour overview page defines these features that are included in the test:

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Top Fintech Trends to Watch in 2018

Top Fintech Trends to Watch in 2018

Each year, technological innovations reshape the business world. Technology progresses fast and new trends are adopted practically overnight. Every industry is rushing to integrate new technologies and produce new concepts that will benefit everyone. The financial industry is no different, as new fintech (financial technologies) are revolutionizing how companies both big and small, understand and manage financial processes.

Needless to say, technology has, in many ways, changed and disrupted the financial industry, forcing it to adapt and develop further.

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Best Windows Freeware – Programming

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    1. Frhed – Hex editor.
    2. ActiveGrid Studio – ActiveGrid Studio enables developers to rapidly build enterprise-level Web 2.0 applications with a minimum of training, time, and effort. Supports Java, PHP, Python. The database supports is the best I’ve seen in an open IDE. Has built-in Python and Java environments plus a built-in running Apache web server. Highly recommended.
    3. Aptana – Development environment geared towards web development, Ajax-style! Autocomplete and assistance for HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

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3 Revolutionary Technologies That Are Shaping the Future

3 Revolutionary Technologies That Are Shaping the Future

Self-driving trucks will be rolling your way in the near future. An autonomous truck completed a 2,400-mile test run from Los Angeles, California to Jacksonville, Florida without a human driver this month, marking a milestone in the progress of self-driven transportation. The company that ran the truck, Embark, already has five vehicles and plans to acquire another 40 for further testing this year. By 2028, between 500,000 and 1,500,000 self-driving trucks will be on the road, Uber projects.

Technologies such as these have the potential to transform society in more radical ways than might be immediately obvious. For instance, if you think Amazon overnight shipments are fast now, imagine what the logistics industry will look like when packing, shipping and unloading are all handled by robots and self-driven vehicles. Here’s a look at three other cutting-edge technologies that are shaping the future of society in fundamental ways.

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