Worth reading if you work on or with APIs at any level.
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.
“Preview mobile websites, design mockups, and local HTML on Mac or PC.” The preview devices include the iPhone 4, Palm Pre, HTC Evo, Blackberry Storm and more on the way. “Visit any URL or drag and drop local HTML, Flash, or image files”
We’re all programmers now. We all have to decide what to post next, what to point to next, what to launch next. Is there a skill in dreaming up Must-See Thursday nights, or in establishing a season of Shakespeare or even in deciding what’s on the special list at the restaurant? I think there is.
This is one of the most important lessons I’ve learned over these last few years working at a high-tech media company. Crafting, combining and scheduling content is just as important as, and not that different from, writing code and designing interfaces.
If your work hits the screen, you’re programming at some level.