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Richard MacManus
Richard MacManus

Richard MacManus is a Senior Editor at The New Stack and writes about web and application development trends. Previously he founded ReadWriteWeb in 2003 and built it into one of the world’s most influential technology news sites. From the early days of disruptive internet tools like blogs, social media and Ajax, into the current era of AI, the metaverse, JavaScript frameworks and more, MacManus has for years been recognized as a leader in articulating what’s coming next in technology and, more importantly, what it means.

STORIES BY Richard MacManus
Netlify Acquires Gatsby, Its Struggling Jamstack Competitor
Anil Dash on Mastodon Joining Fastly’s Open Source Program
Generative AI: How Companies Are Using and Scaling AI Models
Crypto Winter Puts Dampener on Web3 Developer Growth
How Ray, a Distributed AI Framework, Helps Power ChatGPT
2023 Web Tech Check-in: React Performance, PWAs, iOS Browsers
Why a Twitter Founding Engineer Is Now All-in on Mastodon
A Leg-endary Year: Top 5 Internet Technology Stories of 2022
What It’s Like to Run a Mastodon Server in the Musk Twitter Era
Top 5 Internet Technologies of 2022
A Creator of ActivityPub on What’s Next for the Fediverse
Lighting a Bonfire Under Social Media: Devs and ActivityPub
Microsoft Aims to Bring DevOps Discipline to Web3
Devs Are Excited by ActivityPub, Open Protocol for Mastodon
Software Developer Tool for Quantum Computers Launching Soon
Twitter Turmoil: We Need an Open Protocol for Public Discourse
The Race to Be Figma for Devs: CodeSandbox vs. StackBlitz
The Challenges of Marketing Software Tools to Developers
How Drupal Fits Into an Increasingly Headless CMS World
Third Room Teases User-Generated Content for the Metaverse
Google Aurora: A Collab Between Chrome and Web Frameworks
Open 3D Engine Talks Metaverse and Its New Partner, Epic Games
StackBlitz Launches Codeflow and Announces Figma Investment
Developers: Twitter Wants Your Bots (and Other Read/Write Apps)
The Rise of Cloud Development and the End of Localhost
Why Cloud IDEs Are Shifting to a Platform-as-a-Service Model
Adobe Buys Figma: What Does this Mean for Web Standards?
Ethereum’s Big Day: How the Merge Will Impact Web3 Developers