QCon 2013 – Day three – end of day review

Keynote: A forward look at federated wiki - Ward Cunningham Ward Cunningham was the inventor of the wiki and his talk was aimed at describing the next generation.  Again there was a mural of the talk created as it was given. We ...Read More

Our responsive web design workflow for caplin.com

For years I’ve used the same workflow when designing websites. Standard practice was to start with the content, wireframe, then design pixel perfect page layouts in Photoshop that would then be handed to a developer for the markup to be created. This tried and ...Read More

What I Learnt at SPA 2011

After weeks of keen anticipation, not to mention many long nights of preparation for my own session, SPA 2011 has now been and gone. Overall it was an excellent conference with a great group of attendees. The numerous inter-session conversations I had with ...Read More

Financial Times chooses HTML5 over Native app

The Financial Times has become the first major news application to switch from a native app to an HTML5 web app. They explain their reasons here and experiences - http://aboutus.ft.com/2011/06/07/ft-web-app-technical-qa/ ...Read More

Google detail browser support plan

I'm sure this has been mentioned before, but maybe this is more specific details, but Google have decided to only support the latest two versions of any browser. As soon as a new version is released, an older one will stop being ...Read More

Windows 8 with HTML5/JavaScript apps

Microsoft have previewed Windows 8 at the D9 conference, including a video showing it off. It seems like a slightly crazy mix of backwards compatibility and some quite cool new ideas that are meant to be suitable for keyboard/mouse ...Read More

Could Mobile Safari become the next IE 6?

I heard a great quote a year or two ago about how software developers always want to reinvent the wheel. Most other scientific disciplines require you to learn from others before building upon what they have done. Sir Issac Newton's oft quoted "if ...Read More

The Mobile Web getting faster

There is more to the Mobile Web than just Apple products, but with the recent announcement of the iPad 2 and iOS 4.3 things are looking interesting. The new iPad has a new faster dual core processor, but less publicised is the ...Read More