Author Archives : David Aurelio

Object-Based Inheritance For ECMAScript 5 6

This post describes a simple, object-based inheritance system for ECMAScript 5 compliant runtimes. First, I will explain how inheritance works in JavaScript/ECMAScript, and how inheritance chains are built usually to give you a deeper understanding what I’m talking about. After that, I’ll introduce the new Object.create() method found in ECMAScript 5 and an inheritance system built on […]

Mobile Cross-Platform Development: Palm Pre

Porting a W3C widget to webOS should not take a lot of effort, should it? webOS is built on top of web technologies, and in my mind the web is tagged “#universal”. But unfortunately, webOS isn’t universal. It’s different. I’m going to show you which differences you need to be aware of when doing cross-platform […]