A comprehensive view of the process and resource needs for building a cross-platform HTML 5 Web app, broken down by the key components. The anatomy diagram provides an excellent view into the complexity involved with building and supporting the app.
Archives for August 2011
This could save a lot of bandwidth and user CPU over time: “If a page is minimized or hidden behind another tab, it may not make sense to continue functionality such as polling the server for updates or performing an animation. The Page Visibility API aims to give developers information about whether or not the page is visible to the user.”
“User feedback and concept testing” on screens or mockups. “See where people click, what they remember, or how they feel.”
A must read for those on the left who complain about the debt ceiling deal without understanding what was passed, as well as those, like me, who are in the middle, who are happy that at least some progress was made. You might be surprised at how much was gained.
It’s also a fascinating dive into the strategy involved in real-world politics.
A beautiful, constantly expanding set of free icons. I wish there was an obvious method to download all icons at once.
A nice bit of Star Wars steampunkery. via @cameronmoll