Platformability

Single Dealer Platforms, Industry Expertise

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

RTTP Log Firebug Extension

I recently put some time into developing a Firebug extension to display log messages From SL4B - Caplin's Ajax Streaming Library. Usually these messages are displayed in a popup window that will close and re-open on every refresh of Caplin Trader. Most of the ...Read More

What does Platformability mean to you?

We’ve purposefully not defined exactly what Platformability means. It was conjured up by Duncan based on a number of ideas. To help you decide what Platformability means to you, here are a few things to consider and some of my thoughts about the word. Let's start ...Read More

Scaling Flex for enterprise applications

Last night Phil Leggetter and I attended a session on Scaling Flex applications run by Skillsmatter. The video of the event has now been posted. We found this interesting as we as a company have entered the world of Flex. Our ...Read More

UX: Time to get emotional

In Tales from a Trading Desk, this week Matt Davey has picked up on an interesting article about UX and ROI. I like this sound bite: Also, if you create great UX it will always lead to better user satisfaction, joy and ...Read More

Streamlink for Silverlight for Mobile

With the recent release of Caplin's Streamlink for Silverlight it's exciting to find out that Microsoft plan to release a Silverlight for Mobile devices. The goal of Silverlight is to provide a consistent experience across desktop and mobile phones. Developers will be ...Read More

Getting realtime data into Excel

Starting with Excel 2002, Microsoft have included the RTD interface which allows Excel to poll for data. Polling seems to be a much more efficient way of getting data into Excel than the classic approach which is pushing - it's not uncommon ...Read More

UX London 2009 Pencasts

NOTE: this page might take awhile to load... and/or you might need to refresh the page for the pencasts to display (don't ask me why :)) Merholz-UXLondon2009brought to you by Livescribe UXLondon 2009 Peter Merholz p2brought to ...Read More