Central Florida Events: Building real apps with HTML/JavaScript and PhoneGap

May 2, 2012 | By | Add a Comment
Central Florida Events: Building real apps with HTML/JavaScript and PhoneGap

If you live anywhere near Tampa or Orlando and have an interest in building mobile apps using web standards, you need to come to one of the following two local events: Tampa —  5/9/2012 6:00PM please RSVP on the site – if it’s full, try again later in the day Orlando —  5/8/2012 6:00PM EDT […]

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Amazon EC2 – a real-world case study of moving from a data center to the cloud

May 2, 2012 | By | 4 Comments
Amazon EC2 – a real-world case study of moving from a data center to the cloud

Two years ago, I blogged about ChessJam, a chess application that I helped develop where people from all over the world play live chess with each other.  Since launching ChessJam, it’s been up and running 24/7 with very little downtime and has experienced some good growth. To give you a sense of the activity levels, […]

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JavaScript Developer Magazine – Appliness May Issue now Available

April 30, 2012 | By | Add a Comment
JavaScript Developer Magazine – Appliness May Issue now Available

The May 2012 issue of Appliness is now available for your iPad and Android tablet.  This issue has over 100 pages of content including tons of code samples and interactive demos.  If you are a JavaScript developer, this is something you should subscribe to.  It’s free. May 2012 table of contents: CSS Regions and CSS […]

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WANTED – Rock star C++ programmers to work on WebKit

April 17, 2012 | By | Add a Comment
WANTED – Rock star C++ programmers to work on WebKit

Did you know that Adobe is ramping up engineering efforts to build new features for WebKit?  This is not a fork of WebKit for an upcoming product.  This is WebKit trunk code commits!  The WebKit Engineering team in San Francisco contributes features, bug fixes, and engineering system improvements to WebKit.  They work on the WebKit […]

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Appliness – New digital magazine for JavaScript app developers!

March 28, 2012 | By | Add a Comment
Appliness – New digital magazine for JavaScript app developers!

Today, the Adobe evangelists team has launched a new digital magazine called Appliness. If you have an iPad or Android tablet, you can grab a free copy now! The Kindle Fire version will be available any day (we’re waiting on Amazon to approve – their backlog is 2 weeks!). This will be a monthly magazine […]

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Flex

November 11, 2011 | By | 2 Comments
Flex

The Flex team just provided some insight into what’s next for Flex - http://blogs.adobe.com/flex/2011/11/your-questions-about-flex.html

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PhoneGap Day Videos now available

November 3, 2011 | By | Add a Comment
PhoneGap Day Videos now available

A great way to learn a lot about PhoneGap — http://phonegap.com/2011/11/03/relive-phonegap-day-with-videos/

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JavaScript, CSS, HTML Frameworks and Tools – my list

October 21, 2011 | By | 9 Comments
JavaScript, CSS, HTML Frameworks and Tools – my list

One of the challenges in the world of HTML/JavaScript/CSS app development is cobbling together your kitchen sink of frameworks, tools and other technologies. When you start looking around, it feels like there is an endless list of options, which is good and bad!  Recently, I’ve been gathering a list of what’s popular these days and […]

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Upgrading my MacBook Pro to a SSD (solid state drive)

October 12, 2011 | By | 5 Comments
Upgrading my MacBook Pro to a SSD (solid state drive)

Solid-state drives (SSDs) have been available for a few years now, but I’ve been reluctant to move to one due to some early problems that friends of mine had.  When a SSD fails, there is no warning… no clicking drive sound, and no opportunity to save a few files.  When it crashes, it’s instant death. […]

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