As a software developer, long standing web development author, developer, promoter and self proclaimed expert, John has spent the last 17 years working for, with and occasionally against for the web. He's a co-founder of the Web Directions conference series, author of one of the earliest books on Microformats, developer of the leading cross platform CSS development tool Style Master, author and publisher of renowned courses on CSS, HTML5, and standards based development, and author of the highly regarded “Dao of Web Design”, and Developing with Web Standards, developer of the CSS3 Sandbox, XRAY and MRI and father of 3 beautiful girls (and usually very tired).
Is HTML Relevant in the Age of Web Apps?
Let’s think for a moment about what we build, when we build things for the web. We build traditional web sites — still, I’d argue, the vast majority of the content of the web. These are document-centric, though they may — and indeed, increasingly do — include interactive, application-like content. We are also now frequently […]
Hybrid Apps are BS
It does not follow there is such a thing as a hybrid app. There is no hybrid, and the phrase is an obscure reference to The Matrix. Hybrid is native, but what exactly is a native app anyway? Stop for a minute to consider the wide variety of development methods, then put an end to the hybrid non sequitur.