Category Archives: Technology

On Rendering Engine Consolidation…

TweetToday, Opera made a surprising (to many) announcement that they are replacing their rendering engine with WebKit and their JavaScript engine with V8. The response to this news by developers has been largely mixed, although those opposed seem to be … Continue reading

The 5 Types of Front-End Developers

TweetI haven’t written anything in a while, so here is a silly post to fill in the time gaps.  See if any of these descriptions apply to you or the people you work with, my fellow front-end developer: Point and … Continue reading

Navigating the HTML5 Maze

TweetEmber! Batman! Spine! Knockout! Bootstrap! Boilerplate!  No, this is not the opening sequence to a bad B-list movie from the 1960′s.  It is but a very small sampling of the overwhelming number of HTML5 libraries/frameworks/(insert your own catagorization here) available … Continue reading

One Man’s HTML5 Developer Workflow

TweetWe are now squarely in the age of HTML5; or the age of HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3, if you prefer. That being the case, it amazes me that for those poor souls who are new to the world of front-end … Continue reading

They Just Don’t Get the iPhone 4S

TweetAfter Tuesday’s (Oct 4, 2011) announcement of the iPhone 4S, reporter after reporter, and analyst after analyst, either bashed Apple, or at best, had a lukewarm reaction. One of the few dissenting responses, by David Urban, called it a “game changer“. … Continue reading