When all tests pass, life is great. And that should be the default case. We are working towards all tests passing, we are not trying to make mistakes. But when we make mistakes we want to get rid of them asap. That means we need to understand the cause in order to fix it. If […]
This time I feel like sharing my (maybe) strange looking console.log() strategy, but I find it very effective, read on to learn why.
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As Firefox 4 is now stable, chances are that the async IDB (IndexedDB) API is not going to change anymore. But IDB is not localStorage – it can be a major pain to work with. So, here is a guide on how to use IDB in Firefox as a key-value store. TL;DR There is example code […]
At Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona, @uxebu attended the WAC event to catch up with the future of WAC. WAC, short for Wholesale Applications Community, is a group of global mobile operators. They provide, among other things, a spec for their correspondent web application runtime “WAC”. Recently the new WAC 2.0 Spec got out […]
Yesterday HP announced the new WebOS devices in San Francisco. Nikolai and Stephan had been there (and they are still there). MWC starts on Monday. Six out of seven of the uxebus will be there in Barcelona, all week, one apartment, sea view and fun. After JSConf in Portland (at least) three of us are […]
Last week, we tagged the current state of EmbedJS 0.1. This is a large step for us, and something we have been waiting for and wanting to do for a long time. And with doing so, the need arises to answer a lot of questions – and we better start sooner than later. So, here […]
IndexedDB is all the buzz right now, but it is pretty hard to find information about it’s implementations. In addition to that, the impls change on a weekly basis. So I figured it would be nice to summarize every now and then what has been happening around IDB in the last time. And as Mozilla […]
The BlackBerry DevCon 2010 closed it’s doors a couple of days ago and to put the conclusion first, I have become a new evangelist for the BlackBerry6 platform. It supports W3C widgets, well … in a way ;). The core message I took away: web technologies have become first class citizens on the new BlackBerry […]
Developing Widgets for Bada Devices
During a very intense week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and a lot of very interesting meetings, discussions and talks, one incident surprisingly stuck out. At one of the evening events, I randomly met the folks behind http://www.yourappshop.com, a platform which allows you to distribute iPhone applications through other means than the official […]
Lately we have been quite active around a mobile app, which you can find in multiple app stores for multiple platforms. The app runs on iPhone, Android, Palm’s WebOS, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Nokia S60, Vodafone 360 phones and we are still adding to the list. But the most interesting fact is: it’s all the same […]