June 1, 2011

Whoops and hashbangs

Three people in the last week have told me I should be blogging more. Flattered, and probably more helpfully than leaving nuggets of half-baked comments on everyone else’s, I’ll do my best.
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December 10, 2010

Mobile, One Web, RWD &c – an unbuffered comment

Jeremy Keith’s blog post entitled ‘One web‘ is good summary of many of the points of view around designing and developing web sites and services for mobile devices. I think he has a staggered commenting system, so I thought I’d share my response here in the meantime. Don’t worry; it’s not inflammatory (or at least, is not meant to be!)
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December 9, 2010

A Web of Sync

I’m excited about how the rise of HTML5 (and related technologies) will change the way we think about the web, and how they will further encourage developers to build richer applications instead of mere document-oriented sites.

(At Sencha, for example, we spend a lot of time thinking about what this really means, and how it changes the skills, tools and frameworks we’ll all need to be effective web practitioners)

But here, I’d like to consider three particular changes that are happening, and one particularly overlooked impact they might have.
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December 1, 2010

Sencha Touch + DeviceMotion APIs (= a small plastic toy)

Here at Sencha Towers, we’ve been having a bunch of fun with the new accelerometer & gyroscope APIs in the iOS4.2 web browser.
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tinySrc is now part of Sencha

I’m extremely pleased to announce that one of my projects, tinySrc, has become part of Sencha, alongside such awesome projects as Raphaël JS, jQTouch, Connect, and InfoVis – as well, of course, as the company’s core products like Ext JS and the revolutionary mobile framework Sencha Touch.
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