HTML5: everyone's doing it!

The Next Web have reported on a survey by Kendo UI that 82% of developers think HTML5 is important to their jobs now or within the next 12 months. What's interesting is the relatively large survey size (about 4000 developers), which ...Read More

The world went HTML5, finally Adobe are catching up!

Yesterday's announcement by Adobe that they were abandoning Flash for mobile was greeted with almost universal acclaim in the tech blogosphere. Unusually, there weren't many people surprised or disappointed by the decision. Why? Well, It turns out that Steve Jobs wasn't just being ...Read More

IE10 preview already available!

Before IE9 has started walking and talking, Microsoft have just announced at MIX11 that they are already well underway with the development of IE10 and developers can download the first platform preview release. They are aiming for a September beta, and ...Read More

Interesting stuff coming out of MIX10

Microsoft's MIX10 Developers and Designers conference is currently running in Las Vegas. Sadly I'm not attending as it sounds like lots of fun... There has been lots of buzz and some really interesting bits coming out so far including Silverlight 4 RC, ...Read More

The banking exodus from IE6 begins?

We've all seen the retail and consumer space push to ditch IE6 gathering pace over the last 6 months, including a petition to the UK government and Google's announcement that their online productivity suite stopped supporting IE6 yesterday. But ...Read More

SPA 2010 conference proposals

The SPA conference is always a great event with lots of interesting sessions and a good mix of people in attendence. Following a succesful session that Andrew MacLeod and I ran at last year's conference (building an automated ...Read More

Supporting IE6 – a poison chalice or the holy grail?

One of the big benefits of Caplin's browser-based SDP platform, Caplin Trader, is that it can run in virtually any browser without the need for plugins or special configuration. This is no mean feat for a complex, high performance, low ...Read More

Silverlight for single dealer portals?

Could it be that the time for Silverlight in finance has come? Does Adobe Flex solve any of the complexities of building web applications? Where does Caplin Trader fit in to this landscape? These are all questions that I ...Read More