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Google's Native Client updates to Pepper API, looks set to fragment the Web

Native Client (NaCl), Google's attempt at bridging the gap between pure JavaScript Web apps and installed programs, creeps ever closer to a stable release, and ultimate inclusion in other browsers, including Firefox. The plug-in, which allows the browser to safely execute native compiled code, has retired its NPAPI interface in favor of Pepper (PPAPI), and now has a much-improved SDK. NaCl, as...

Google Chrome dev channel hits v7 -- get ready for native code in Web apps!

Those of you who have been waiting patiently to see what Google's Native Client is all about shouldn't have to wonder much longer. With yesterday's bump to version 7, Google Chrome dev now comes with the NaCl plug-in enabled by default -- and as we've seen countless times before, once a feature is turned on it doesn't take long for Chrome developers to pounce on it. So, what is Native Client...

Introducing the next step in Web app development: Google's Native Client

Any doubt of Google's long-term plans can now be banished. It's a software platform, ladies and gentlemen -- a native, in-the-browser, secure and sandboxed platform. As of today you can now play with an early version of the Native Client (NaCl) SDK. You'll need a recent version of the Chromium browser too. We first reported NaCl back in November 2009. Back then we thought it would tie in with...

New Go integrates with Chrome and Chrome OS. Native, high-speed add-ons and web apps here we come!

You've heard of Chrome. You've heard of Chrome OS. Yesterday I brought you news of Go, Google's new programming language. Now... I bring you news of Native Client -- a tool that lets you run programs inside your web browser: Chrome. A basic definition of 'Native' would be 'closer to the core of your computer'. Add-ons at the moment are executed at a great distance from your computer's...