1 COMMENT
Web
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.
8 COMMENTs
Programming
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.
12 COMMENTs
Web
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?
9 COMMENTs
WordPress
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.
12 COMMENTs
Web
Bruno Skvorc, 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...
7 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Bruno Skvorc, 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...
24 COMMENTs
Web
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.
8 COMMENTs
Programming
Bruno Skvorc, 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.
4 COMMENTs
Programming
Bruno Skvorc, Apr 22

MySQL Views

MySQL Views
19 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Bruno Skvorc, 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.
11 COMMENTs
Web
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.
13 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Bruno Skvorc, Apr 05

What's New in Firefox 20

Craig looks at a number of great new features for developers and users in the latest release of Mozilla's flagship browser.
6 COMMENTs
WordPress
Craig Buckler, Mar 25

How to Build a Better Tag Cloud in WordPress

Craig isn't happy with the HTML produced by WordPress's wp_tag_cloud() function. In this tutorial he provides a customizable tag cloud generator which can be styled using CSS.
4 COMMENTs
WordPress
Craig Buckler, Mar 20

How to Enable Tags in WordPress Pages

Why doesn't WordPress permit tags on Pages? Craig never understood the reason so he's provided a few lines of code which enables them.
11 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Bruno Skvorc, Mar 11

What's New in NetBeans 7.3: HTML5!

Craig looks at the new HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript editing features in the latest edition of the ever-popular NetBeans IDE.
19 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Bruno Skvorc, Mar 08

5 Reasons to Reject the WebKit Monoculture

Could Microsoft and Mozilla follow Opera and adopt WebKit? Would this provide a single, universal platform which ends cross-browser compatibility woes? Craig thinks not...
5 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Mar 01

Browser Trends March 2013: IE Drops Below 30%

Craig takes his monthly look at the winners and losers in the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. IE's total market share has dipped under 30% and the combined total for IE6 and 7 has fallen below 1%.
9 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Bruno Skvorc, Feb 25

What's New in Chrome 25

Chrome has reached a quarter century -- in version numbers. Craig looks at a number of new features over and above the usual bug and security fixes.
15 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Bruno Skvorc, Feb 20

What's New in Firefox 19

Craig takes a look at the new features for users and developers in the latest version of Mozilla's flagship browser.
27 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Bruno Skvorc, Feb 13

Opera Switches to the Webkit Rendering Engine

Opera is dropping their Presto rendering engine and will be using Webkit in all desktop and mobile browsers. Craig discusses the implications.
7 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Feb 01

Browser Trends February 2013: IE10 Becomes the Fastest Growing Browser

Craig takes his monthly look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. IE10 may be growing faster than Chrome, but it has some work ahead to catch up.
3 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 23

Introducing the jQuery Plugins Registry

The jQuery team have launched a new Plugin Registry; a facility which is long overdue. Craig takes a first look at the resource...
33 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 21

What's New in jQuery 1.9

jQuery 1.9 has been released. However, unlike previous 1.x releases, there are several fundamental changes which could cause upgrade woes. Craig reveals the snags and solutions.
5 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Jan 18

How to Improve Your Web Design Mock-Ups With lorempixel

It's easy to use lorem ipsum text in mock-ups, but what about images? If your clients aren't satisfied with gray placeholders, Craig reveals how lorempixel could be ideal for your next project.