Craig Buckler, Oct 28
What's New in WordPress 3.7
Craig looks at the new and improved features in WordPress 3.7. You may not notice anything, but your maintenance tasks are about to become easier...
Bruno Skvorc, Oct 11
Zephir - Build PHP Extensions Without Knowing C
Learn about Zephir, a new language from the Phalcon team which aims to make PHP extension development much easier than it was until now.
Craig Buckler, Oct 07
What's New in Chrome 30
Craig Buckler, Oct 02
Browser Trends October 2013: IE's Largest Increase Ever?
Craig scrutinizes the monthly desktop and mobile browser usage charts. Are users rediscovering the, er, joys of Internet Explorer?
Craig Buckler, Sep 30
Google and Mozilla Begin Browser Plugin Prohibition
The end is nigh for browser plugins. Both Google and Mozilla are moving toward a native, plugin-less world. Craig looks at the impact for your applications.
Craig Buckler, Sep 27
Craig Buckler, Sep 25
How to Explain Your SQL EXPLAIN Queries
Could you explain the output of a MySQL or MariaDB EXPLAIN statement? Craig describes how to use the Explain Analyzer and become a SQL god!
Craig Buckler, Aug 01
Browser Trends August 2013: The Summer Slowdown?
Craig takes another look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. Summer has arrived and no one's thinking about browser installations. Or are they?...
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Craig Buckler, Jul 10
What's New in Chrome 28
Here it is: the first release of Chrome to use Google's Blink rendering engine. You won't be able to spot the differences just yet, though...
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Jul 05
The 2013 Award for the Best Browser Goes to…
Craig reports on the latest browser benchmark grand prix at Tom's Hardware and the slightly surprising results.
Craig Buckler, Jul 02
Opera 15 is Launched
Opera 15 has been released with a new rendering engine. Craig takes a look at the browser to discover what's new and what's been removed...
Craig Buckler, Jul 01
Browser Trends July 2013: IE's Worst Month Ever?
Craig takes his regular monthly look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. Despite encouraging developments, Microsoft is struggling to retain IE users. Is it seasonal affects or a long-term trend?
Craig Buckler, Jun 26
What's New in Firefox 22
Firefox 22 has been released with a slew of new tools and features. Craig looks at the stuff which will excite web developers everywhere...
Craig Buckler, Jun 17
Google Retires Chrome Frame
Chrome Frame, the plug-in which made IE6, 7 and 8 users think they had a modern browser, is coming to an end. Craig discusses its history and why it's a relief to see the project die.
Eran Galperin, Jun 12
Not Your Grandfather’s Open-source
Veteran software engineer Eran Galperin looks at where open-source software development came from, is at now and where it could go from here.
Craig Buckler, Jun 05
Browser Trends June 2013: Chrome Outnumbers Firefox 2 to 1
Craig takes another look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. Has Chrome had its largest ever rise and can Mozilla reverse Firefox's decline?
Craig Buckler, May 29
Happy 10th Birthday WordPress
We're all getting older and WordPress is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Craig reveals the impressive statistics and the reason WordPress became popular despite the criticism.
Craig Buckler, May 22
What's New in Chrome 27
Chrome 27 will be the last version of the browser to use the Webkit rendering engine. Craig looks at some interesting new features...
Craig Buckler, May 03
Unheap.com: a Better jQuery Plugin Repository?
Do you need a jQuery plugin? Are you finding it difficult to locate one on the official repository? Craig suggests Unheap.com may be a better alternative...
Craig Buckler, May 01
Browser Trends May 2013: IE8 Drops Below 10%
Craig takes his regular look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. While IE8 dropped below 10%, only Internet Explorer escaped unscathed from Chrome's regular rise.
Craig Buckler, Apr 29
We're Putting the (MySQL) Band Back Together
The original MySQL developers are back together to work on a rival to Oracle's open source database.
Craig Buckler, Apr 22
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Apr 08
Blink: Chrome's New Rendering Engine
Google is forking Webkit to create their own independent rendering engine named Blink. Is this a good thing or a disaster of biblical proportions for the web? Craig discusses Blink further.
Craig Buckler, Apr 07
Browser Trends April 2013: is Chrome Unstoppable?
We take another look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. As Chrome takes another bite from all other browsers, Craig asks whether anyone can compete with Google's browser.