MakeUseOf: 11 Useful Tools to Check, Clean, and Optimize CSS Files. “In addition to optimizing, modern CSS development is improved by cleaner syntax. If you really want to take your development up a notch, CSS frameworks let you do more with streamlined code. These tools and programs will help you clean up your code, solve errors, and improve syntax.”
Search Engine Land: Bing launches content submission pilot . “Bing has launched a new content submission pilot that enables publishers to not just submit URLs to the search engine but also submit its full content and images. This allows Bing to see your content without actually crawling the content first.”
The Verge: F8 is here — and so are some really big questions about Facebook’s future. “Most of the giant platforms have an easy pitch for developers. Apple developers make apps for iOS and Mac, then sell them for money. Google developers make Android apps and ChromeOS hardware, then sell them for money. Amazon developers launch businesses on AWS or Amazon’s storefront, and then sell goods and services for money. Today Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference kicks off in San Jose, and it’s worth noting how complicated its pitch to developers has become.”
Smashing Magazine: A Guide To Virtual Reality For Web Developers. “Recently, there has been a proliferation of virtual reality (VR) web browsers and VR capabilities added to traditional browsers. In this article, we’ll look at the state of browsers in VR and the state of VR on the web via the WebVR APIs.” Even if you are not a Web developer, this is a good overview of where we’re at at the moment, and how far we’ve come since VRML.