Craig Buckler, Dec 02
Browser Trends December 2015: the Fight for Firefox's Future
Firefox remains the only mainstream open source browser but is losing ground to the all-dominant Google Chrome. Can Mozilla fight back?
Donald Dragoti, Nov 24
Vivaldi, Your Next Browser?
Donald Dragoti looks at some of the special features of the new Vivaldi browser, and why you might consider making the switch.
Thomas Gorissen, Nov 05
Why Southeast Asia Should Embrace the Open Source Movement
Thomas Gorissen explains why the ASEAN community should adapt the Web's values of participation, collaboration and exchange.
Craig Buckler, Nov 03
Browser Trends November 2015: the Chrome Clinch
You may distrust Google or detest Chrome but they've implemented a successful lock-in policy which makes it difficult to switch to another browser.
Craig Buckler, Oct 06
Browser Trends October 2015: Sustained Safari Slips
It's all change in the desktop and mobile browser chart. One of the biggest casualties is Safari. Can Apple respond? Do they care?
Craig Buckler, Sep 23
SQL vs NoSQL: How to Choose
In the continuing SQL vs NoSQL debate, Craig discusses example project scenarios to determine which type of database offers the most benefit.
Craig Buckler, Sep 18
SQL vs NoSQL: The Differences
Are you puzzled by SQL and NoSQL? Are you unsure what to use in your next project? Craig discusses the primary differences in on handy summary.
Craig Buckler, Sep 02
Browser Trends September 2015: IE's Demise Edges Closer
Forgive the geeky title pun, but Craig looks at Edge's first full month in the browser chart. Can it supersede IE quickly and painlessly? Nah, probably not.
Craig Buckler, Aug 23
What's the Best Programming Language to Learn in 2015?
Craig Buckler, Aug 05
Browser Trends August 2015: Chrome Exceeds 50%
Craig takes another look at the browser chart. Chrome is now used by more than more than half of desktop web users and mobile usage has rocketed.
Craig Buckler, Aug 04
10 Essential Atom Add-ons
Craig recommends several packages and themes that transform GitHub's Atom from a being good editor into a truly great editor.
Design & UX
Chris Ward, Jul 29
Open Source Presentation Tools: Are We There Yet?
Powerpoint and Keynote are powerful, but also a deadend for your data. Chris shows-off the growing power and flexibility of open source presentation tools.
Craig Buckler, Jul 03
Browser Trends July 2015: Stalled Safari?
Craig takes his monthly look at the browser chart. Can Chrome reach one in two web users? Has mobile usage increased again? Has Safari become the new IE?
Craig Buckler, Jun 05
Browser Trends June 2015: The Battle for Second Place
Craig takes his regular look at the browser chart. Chrome may have won the war but the battle for second place between Firefox and IE has just begun.
Craig Buckler, May 04
Browser Trends May 2015: Can Microsoft Regain the Edge?
Craig takes his monthly look at the web browser chart and discusses the official name and logo for Microsoft's Spartan project.
Patrick Catanzariti, May 04
Web APIs and the IoT in Unity
Patrick Catanzariti demonstrates how to connect up Web APIs and the Internet of Things to the Unity Game Engine.
Craig Buckler, Apr 07
Browser Trends April 2015: StatCounter vs NetMarketShare
The browser market is relatively quiet so Craig takes the opportunity to explain the differences between StatCounter and NetMarketShare.
Peter Nijssen, Apr 01
7 Ways to Optimize Jenkins
From avoiding bloat to using the right plugins, Peter Nijssen explains how to make sure continuous delivery/integration tool Jenkins is working hard.
Zack Wallace, Mar 25
10 Handy Disposable Online Services
Not every amazing service on the web requires a sign-up or a download. Zack Wallace details a host of useful services you can use once and forget.
Matthew Setter, Mar 24
How I Set Up My Mac Development Machine
Matthew Setter explains how he sets up his Mac OS X development machine, from text editors like Sublime Text, to version control tools like SourceTree
Shaumik Daityari, Mar 06
Google Summer of Code in 10 Minutes: A Crash Course
Shaumik takes a look at how to get ahead in Google's annual Summer of Code event.
Craig Buckler, Mar 05
Vivaldi: Opera's Spiritual Successor
Vivaldi is a new browser developed by ex-Opera employees. Craig reviews the features and concludes it's what Opera 15+ should have been.
Craig Buckler, Mar 03
Browser Trends March 2015: Renewed Interest in Opera?
Following bizarre US IE8 usage patterns in 2014, the browser market returned to normal. Chrome had a small increase but Opera is also attracting attention.
HTML & CSS
Una Kravets, Feb 19
On Code and Community
Una Kravets discusses the benefits of creating a community around open source software like Sass.