WebSockets let you have bi-directional communicationbetween the browser and the server. SignalR lets you use WebSockets with ASP.NET and falls backgracefully if they’re not available as well as providing some other nifty RPC functionality.

Taking a second look at free fonts

Smashing magazine are re-evaluating free fonts and seem to have nice things to say about some of them. They’ve also, very helpfully, selected some of the best available and there’s even a few more linked in the comments.

Unreal Engine 4 running in Firefox

Epic and Mozilla have put together a demo video of the upcoming Unreal Engine 4 running a demo inside Firefox with no plugins.

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A great insight into some of the voodoo problems you’ll come across working with HTML and CSS clearly explained and with concise solutions.