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HTML Apps - The Long Road Yet To Travel
Written by Mike James   
Friday, 23 August 2013

You all know the argument about HTML or web apps. There is a lot said about how they aren't ready yet and native apps provide a better experience. This, however, is only the tip of the iceberg. We have a lot of work to do to make web apps as good, both in their production and their use, before they equal native apps. 

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 September 2013
Robots Are Rubbish!
Written by Harry Fairhead   
Friday, 09 August 2013

Well they aren't as good as they could be. I have two robots at home, vac and  mow, and as a programmer I can't help myself from being critical. They are so dumb.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 August 2013
Web Apps Or Firefox OS Apps?
Written by Mike James   
Friday, 21 June 2013

Mozilla has released a video that promotes the idea that Firefox OS is "the platform HTML5 deserves". Sounds like a strong comment on the future, but is Mozilla really creating a platform for standardized web apps or something new?

Last Updated on Friday, 21 June 2013
WAT! JavaScript, Ignorance And Prejudice
Written by Mike James   
Monday, 17 June 2013

It is easy to make fun of a language when you don't really understand it and are simply comparing it to what you already know. JavaScript suffers a lot from the WAT! style of humor. So does it deserve it?

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 November 2019
Why The End User Cloud Is Dead
Written by Alex Armstrong   
Friday, 24 May 2013

As a programmer I have always seen the cloud, and more accurately cloud deployment, as a friend. It's one way to get an app as a service into the user's hands. Just recently, however, I have had the tables reversed. With me as the user, I suddenly find a cloud delivered app not quite as attractive as I thought.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 May 2013

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