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Web Components are a collection of emerging web browser standards that are on a path to significantly change the way we develop UIs of web applications – a paradigm shift in web development. With polyfills already available in all modern web browsers, and full native support in Google ...
It is not uncommon today to click an interesting link you see on Facebook only to be confronted by a "social loginwall". If you aren't familiar with that term it's probably because I just made it up to describe the use of CSS overlays to "hide" the content you want with a second overla...
Before buying more storage space it's a good idea to make sure your existing space isn't filled with redundant or old data - or hundreds of downloaded cat videos. Disk capacity is increasing and while prices continue to drop, those savings are offset by demands for new capacity to sto...
An old English proverb observes that "Even a broken clock is right twice a day.” A more modern idiom involves a blind squirrel and an acorn, and I’m certain there are many other culturally specific nuggets of wisdom that succinctly describe what is essentially blind luck. The proverb ...
This is the second post of a two-part blog post that discusses HTML5 WebSocket and security. The first post, HTML5 WebSocket Security is Strong, talked about the security benefits that derive from being HTTP-compatible and the WebSocket standard itself. In this, the second post, I will...
There are literally thousands of different REST APIs available today, and new APIs are being created and exposed daily. There are API aggregator sites such as apigee.com and programmableweb.com that collect APIs from various sites. apigee.com makes available a very nice API console whe...
HTML5′s local storage is undoubtedly one of the most interesting and most talked about features in the HTML5 technology stack. Local storage is part of Web Storage specification and is supported by all modern browsers (destkop and mobile). Although local storage (or Web Storage) sounds...
This week we have found more mobile HTML5 applications for your review. If you are like me, you want to see what others have done with HTML5 so you can start understanding how you can utilize HTML5 apps in your own enterprise. Salesforce has just announced a new application based on ...
There’s a war on the horizon. But despite appearances, it’s a war for interactive web application dominance, and not one that’s likely to impact very heavily the war between mobile and web applications. First we have a report by ABI Research indicating a surge in the support of HTML5 ...
With all the discussion around HTML5, I thought I would spend some time getting to know more about it myself. I will be researching it and sharing what I am learning through a series of articles over the next month. I have read that it is expected to have a huge impact on mobile softw...
I have been following the developments around HTML5 with interest so was intrigued by the following announcement. This week ClickSoftware announced the availability of ClickMobile Professional, a major release built with the cutting-edge abilities of HTML5. The flexibility ...
The emphasis on capabilities is moving from hardcore coders -- with mastery of embedded platforms and tools -- to more mainstream graphical and scripting-skilled workers. The rapidly changing and fast-growing opportunity for more businesses to reach their customers and deliver their s...
I am glad that I switched over to Chrome. Otherwise it would have taken me lot more effort to go through the site created by Marcin Wichary and modified by Ernest Delgado. If you want to get a feel of what is possible with HTML5 this is a good place to look at. Here is the link. (Yo...
Welcome to part two of the four part primer to HTML5 development. In this article, I will showcase some of the additions to the HTML5 tag library that we can leverage to make media-rich websites and web applications in the blink of an eye without flash or other 3rd-party code.
With Firefox 3.5 all the major browsers (including IE!) support native drag and drop. The SC.Drag interface in SproutCore was designed from the beginning to follow the same protocols. That means once someone SC.Drag to use native drag events, all your SproutCore-drag code will automa...
Some have embraced it, some have discarded it as too far in the future, and some have abandoned a misused friend in favor of an old flame in preparation. Whatever side of the debate you’re on, you’ve most likely heard all the blogging chatter surrounding the “new hotness” that is HTML5...
At Google I/O I did notice several mentions of the "HTML5 standard" that led me to write this post to remind the community of the current status of the specification, both in practice and on the standards track.. HTML5 isn't a W3C standard.
Sam Ruby is always worth reading; today his Half Full took me on a (rare) visit to HTML5-land. Among the many things I feel guilty about, not having the strength to follow HTML5 is prominent. Ian Hickson and his posse have repeatedly proved that they can effortlessly overrun my input b...