Craig Buckler, Nov 19
Average Page Weight Increases 30% in 2012
Total web page sizes have reached a bloated 1.25Mb. Craig cites the primary reason for the obesity epidemic...
Craig Buckler, Nov 15
IE10 Lands on Windows 7
Windows 7 users can now install IE10. It may be a release preview, but it's a full browser which replaces IE9 on your PC. Craig provides the download...
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Craig Buckler, Nov 07
Internet Explorer 10: the Review
Craig reviews the final release of Microsoft Internet Explorer 10. Has it caught the competition? Can it halt IE user migration? Does it offer a compelling reason to switch back?
Alex Walker, Nov 05
Four Big Ideas from Web Directions South 2012
Web Directions South 2012 has been and gone. After two weeks of rumination, here are the talks that I'm still thinking about.
Craig Buckler, Nov 05
100,000 Snooping Native Apps vs Mobile Web Security
A recent security report claims 26% of native smart phone applications access users' personal data including contacts and emails. The arguments for native app vs mobile web continue...
Craig Buckler, Nov 01
Browser Trends November 2012: Entering Equilibrium?
Craig takes his monthly look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. Have we reached a point of market stability? Can any other browsers take on the top five?
Craig Buckler, Oct 26
Microsoft Windows 8 Arrives
Microsoft Windows 8 has been launched and is commercially available today. Love it or loathe it, many of you will be using the OS on a daily basis for the next few years.
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Mick Gibson, Oct 25
Jump Start Your Web Dev Learning in a Weekend
Carla Eaton, Oct 23
Phone Booths to Cockroaches: the Evolution of the Wireless Hotspot
Craig Buckler, Oct 22
IE10 for Windows 7: Why the Delay?
Internet Explorer 10 will not be available on Windows 7 when it's released with Windows 8 later this week. Craig discusses the fallout caused by Microsoft's bombshell.
Craig Buckler, Oct 19
Microsoft IE10 and its "Do Not Track" Default Settings
Microsoft has announced that IE10 will enable "Do Not Track" by default; a decision which has outraged corporate America. Craig looks at both sides of the debate.
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Craig Buckler, Oct 15
Browser Vendors Join Forces on WebPlatform.org HTML5 Documentation
Will WebPlatform.org become the definitive source of all web developer documentation? Craig looks at the ambitious project from the W3C, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Mozilla, Opera and other vendors.
Craig Buckler, Oct 12
Firefox 16: What's New and Why it was Pulled
Firefox 16 is out. Or, more specifically, Firefox 16.0.1 has been released following a slightly embarrassing security issue. Craig looks at the surprising number of updates and new features.
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Browser Trends October 2012: the Calm Before the Storm?
Craig takes another look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. Has Chrome reached saturation point? Can IE10 reverse Microsoft's downward trend?
Craig Buckler, Sep 26
Happy 10th Birthday Firefox!
Mozilla's Phoenix project was released to an unsuspecting public on September 23, 2002. Craig looks back at the early years of the decade which gave us Firefox.
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Craig Buckler, Sep 24
W3C Announce HTML5 2014 Delivery Plan
HTML5 will become a W3C Recommendation in 2014. HTML5.1 will arrive in 2016. Craig looks at the plan and discusses why it's meaningless to web developers.
Craig Buckler, Sep 17
Perhaps Your Site Isn't Illegal in Europe?
Has the EU cookie law been defeated? Craig discusses Silktide's challenge against the UK's Information Commissioner's Office.
Craig Buckler, Sep 14
5 Reasons Why Zuckerberg Has Not Killed HTML5
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has claimed HTML5 was the biggest strategic mistake the company made. Craig provides five reasons why the "HTML5 is dead" headlines were plain silly.
Craig Buckler, Sep 12
Microsoft Opens the Windows Store to Developers
Windows 8 will have its own App Store. Craig looks at the monetization and promotional opportunities it offers web developers.
Craig Buckler, Sep 07
To www or Not to www -- That is the Question
Do you prefer your domain name with or without the www? Does it matter? Does anyone care? Craig looks at both sides of the argument.
Craig Buckler, Sep 05
6 of the Best Free Web Development Apps for Android
Craig looks at a number of native Android apps which make web development possible on your smartphone or tablet.
Craig Buckler, Sep 01
Browser Trends September 2012: Chrome's First Loss
Craig takes his monthly look at the browser usage chart to discover that Chrome has posted its first ever loss. A statistical blip or has the browser plateaued?
Craig Buckler, Aug 31
Could You Be Sued for Bugs in Your Application?
Would you continue your programming career if you could be sued for coding errors? Craig looks at legislation being considered in the UK and Europe.