HTML5

HTML5 Latest Recommendations

If you are frustrated with the US Congress and its proclivity to kick burning issues down the road – take a look at what the W3C HTML5  Working Group is doing. This blog has been warning users and developers that HTML5 is facing major issues. So that if you want to use HTML5 for example as…

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PCWorld’s Bogus Browsers Test

PCworld’s Nick Mediati has done one of those flawed  reviews that commits huge errors of omission. This occurs  when comparing the three most popular browsers – Google Chrome 21,  Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, and Mozilla Firefox 15. The review is so incomplete it does browser users a disservice. If you take a look at the…

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The Bizarre Browser Bazaar

Browser Bazaar, Browser Bizarre, Browser Bazaar – one can hear the hawker touting full-lunged at the amazing  and bizarre things happening in the browser marketplace in the past few weeks. Surprise, surprise it is Chrome not Firefox that displaces IE as the number one browser in use Worldwide on the Internet. But Firefox contributed mightily…

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The Plus PC World: Client Computing Directions

The Technology pundits have it all wrong – calling for a Post PC World. Over on Reddit, we are having a small debate on the Post PC World versus the Plus PC World. The Post PC World see the decline of the PC as they are replaced by smartphones, tablets, games and other mobile devices…

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What is Missing in Apples iBook Author? Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash. iBook Author got a lot of fan fair on its intro with many trial software runs. The video below shows iBook Author in action: Steve Jobs Unfair Rant on Flash Steve Jobs has had a well deserved legacy of continuing top rank innovation. But Steve also had a darkside. He believed he could…

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HTML5 Insights: Fall 2011

Infoworld has a good overview of HTML5 from earlier this year. See here [ and for real insight compare it to an InfoWorld Html5 Deep Dive report from a year earlier]. Combined with HTML5test this is a great combo for finding out a)what is important in HTML5, b)who is implementing what among the many sections…

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Adobe Abandons Flash!

Okay Adobe only abandons Flash on Mobile OS – iOS, Android and Playbook. Adobe  will continue to develop Flash on Linux, Mac, and Windows. Here is the crux of the announcement: Our future work with Flash on mobile devices will be focused on enabling Flash developers to package native apps with Adobe AIR for all…

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Sencha HTML5 Animator

Because of its HTML5 output, Ye Editor has been following Adobe’s HTML5 Animation tool, Edge,  with two looks at the evolving preview edition. So it was a surprise when Sencha appeared in Mid-September with the first completed HTML5 based tool called Sencha Animator: The Sencha IDE for Animator At first glance Sencha Animator appears to be an Adobe…

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Newest Browsers HTML5 Benchmarks

There has been  an almost  complete new set of browsers released  in the last two months from all the major browser vendors. So these new browsers are included in these tests using the revised HTML5Test.com 450 item benchmark. The browsers are ranked by their % compliance  scores with Google Chrome the best and IE 9…

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Adobe’s new Muse: Website Code Generation

Adobe has been given a death notice by Steve Jobs – improve or die with a little help from Cupertino. Adobe appears to be taking that message seriously with a rash of improvements to the Flash Player, the Flex+ Air development system, the new Edge HTML Animator, the more agile yearly update schedule for most of…

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HTML5 Developer Tool: Adobe Edge

Adobe Edge HTML5 Animation Tool Adobe has just made two significant announcements this week on its support for HTML5. First, there is the new HTML5 tutorial and evangelism site, The expressive Web, which is chock full of examples of HTML5 +CSS3 code with comments, links, and Complimentary resources – see here for a review. Next,…

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The OS Mess

The primary reason ye Editor is NOT an admirer of Apple and Steve Jobs is his relentless drive to establish a monopoly equal to or greater than Bill Gates’ Microsoft. Steve is out to prove that 30 years ago, he was the real deal, the real innovator in personal computing – and Bill …. Bill…

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Switching to Chrome Browser from Firefox

The strip above tells  a good part of the reason this Web Developer is switching. First important note, ye Editor barely bothers to use any Firefox or Chrome extensions/plugins nor Firefox themes – so loyalty is not effected by these important factors in favor of Firefox. But during any  day there is a gravitational pull…

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Steve Jobs Post-PC Era:The Computing Divides

Steve Jobs in his announcement of the Apple iPad 2  emphasized that client computing has reached a Post-PC era. In fact, Jobs cited the complete product line of Apple iDevices as leading the way into the new Post-PC era of computing . Nowhere has this  Computing Divide of the Post-PC Era  been made more apparent than in a…

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Technical Story: Best Chart of US Federal Budget

The NYTimes has done it again- produced the best online  graphic of the US Budget available anywhere. And the Times did it one day after the release of the budget proposal by the White House. Even more interesting is how they did it. This graphic tells the story of the budget in 6 ways [click on…

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The Beastly Browser Market

Depending on who is doing the counting Microsoft’s IE Browser is starting to drop below 50% market share for all its versions – IE9, IE8, IE7,  IE6 and IE5. This has been long overdue since IE has been one of the worst browsers for the past 8++ years. Only now does  IE9 comes close to…

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HTML5 Up and Running

This review is doing double duty. It evaluates the book HTML5: Up and Running by Mark Pilgrim from the O’Reilly Press while also doing review of the status of the HTML5 standard itself. Keep an Open Eye acknowledges that Mark’s HTML5 : Up and Running and also Diving into HTML5 have been invaluable resources for…

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Client Software Development – 3 Added Degrees of Complexity

There is no doubt that the classic Computing World is fragmenting. No more the Wintel monopoly as it is losing its 90% market share dominance of the personal computing client scene to upstart Apple iDevices, Android smartphones plus a wave of RIM,Dell, Samsung, Archos and other tablets. The PC, even in laptop form, is no…

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Sample of HTML5, jQuery, and CMS

The Levolor.ca Natural Woven Blinds page is an example of HTML5 with jQuery in the wild. If you click on the image you will see a lot of the sophisticated HTML5/CSS3 nifty tricks on display. There may be more life in HTML5/CSS3 than ye Keep an Open Eye editors figured. Here are some of the…

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IE9 Tests Windows XP Users Loyalty:Update

Microsoft is certainly putting the Windows faithful to another testing. Vista was an excruciating  trial; but now this [see screenshot below]. More than 50% of Windows users are on Windows XP and Redmond is ignoring if not insulting  them. Now Redmond insists that the issue is that hardware acceleration for IE9 browser is unavailable on…

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