Serve images in next-gen formats as the browser war rages on
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 by Richard Harris
The browser wars are far from over, with an invisible battle going on underneath the hood every time we access a website - the victims are innovation and customer satisfaction.
That biggest battle is the fight over the next-gen file formats and codecs for images and videos, the key elements that make up any modern online experience, and most web traffic today. Despit...
Mozilla updated Thimble but there is more to the story
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by Richard Harris
SVG Is the Future of Graphics and Here's Why
Friday, June 19, 2015 by Simon Wieczner
The enterprise is growing increasingly digital, with data visualization and GIS mapping just a few of the current drivers. In this environment, it’s more important than ever that companies have the ability to interact with images without loss of clarity or resolution issues. Scalable vector graphics, or SVG, coupled with an HTML5 document viewer, are critical to support...
Heroku Release Heroku Button: A Simple HTML or Markdown Snippet
Friday, August 8, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Heroku has released the Heroku Button, a simple HTML or Markdown snippet that can be added to READMEs, blog posts and other places where code lives. Clicking a Heroku Button will take you through a guided process to configure and deploy an app running the source code referenced by the button.How it WorksWhen you see a Heroku Button in a README, in documentation or ...
What Web Developers Need to Know About Opera Mini 8 for iOS
Monday, June 30, 2014 by Richard Harris
Opera’s new Opera Mini 8 for iOS is a completely redesigned product that, for the first time, offers three different browser modes, two of which save time and money for the consumer or get them connected on slow networks that other browsers can’t handle.For those who have upgraded from the previous version, it will start in Mini mode. New installs will open in Turbo mod...
HTML5 App Development With Sencha’s Recently Released Ext JS 5
Thursday, June 12, 2014 by Richard Harris
Sencha’s recent release of Ext JS 5 is the “most comprehensive update to the framework since our inception” according to the company. The product provides an HTML5 development for desktop and mobile apps providing the ability to deliver desktop apps on touch-enabled devices using a single codebase.So Whats New?Unified Events Across Desktops and Touch-screen DevicesExt J...
Friday, November 15, 2013 by Richard Harris
Developers looking to quickly develop comprehensive desktop apps now have access to over 100 demos demonstrating the Sencha Ext JS desktop application development platform which provides cross-browser compatibility, advanced MVC architecture, plugin-free charting, and modern UI widgets.
Developers interested in Ext JS can now access more than 100 demo examples, 1000 AP...
Thursday, March 28, 2013 by Richard Harris
Check out these awesome demos of what three.js is capable of!But if you want ...
Glitch Games: 48 Hour Development Jam for Corona SDK Developers WIN PRIZES
Thursday, March 21, 2013 by Richard Harris
Sign up to win prizes through Glitch Indie Games Jam for developers using the Corona SDK.The contest is 48 hours long and runs through May 4th and 5th (48 hours), there is a $10 entry fee.Glitch is helping encourage indie development, foster a sense of friendly rivalry and show people what could be done in Corona in such a short space of time, while at the sam...