8 COMMENTs
Programming
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.
6 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Apr 02

Microsoft Gives Parallels, Windows 8 and IE10 to Mac Developers

Developing web sites and applications on a Mac? Finding it difficult to test Internet Explorer? Microsoft is providing free USB sticks with full copies of Parallels 8, Windows 8 and IE10. Craig looks at what's new in modern.IE...
23 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Mar 18

Microsoft Pushes IE10 Updates to Windows 7

Internet Explorer 10 is being rolled out to Windows 7 as part of the automated Windows Update. Craig discusses whether this finally ends the tyranny of previous editions.
22 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Mar 14

Goodbye Google Reader

Google Reader will disappear from the web on July 1, 2013. Craig climbs on his soapbox and asks Google to listen to his plea!
11 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Craig Buckler, 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.
9 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, 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.
10 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Feb 18

How to Use Hyper-V Virtual Machines

Hyper-V is the hardware-assisted virtualization platform provided in Windows 8. Craig's tutorial explains how to create your first virtual machine.
27 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, 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.
27 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Feb 11

How to Edit Source Files Directly in Chrome

Learn how to edit source files within Chrome and save the result to a local file. Changes can also be applied immediately without refreshing the browser.
10 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Feb 04

Browser Testing Becomes Easier with modern.IE

Testing up to five versions of Internet Explorer is not easy. Fortunately, Microsoft has provided a new resource to help ease the pain of cross-browser development.
6 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Jan 09

What's New in Firefox 18

Craig looks at the latest new features in the most recent release of Mozilla's flagship browser.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Craig Buckler, Jan 07

How to Boost Your Windows 8 Productivity

Craig provides a selection of useful tips and hotkeys to alleviate your initial confusion and disorientation in Windows 8...
8 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Jan 03

Browser Trends 2012: the Demise of IE6 and Meteoric Rise of Chrome

Another year is over so Craig writes the browser biographies and reports on the biggest battles of 2012.
13 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Craig Buckler, Dec 21

Windows 8 First Month Review: Productivity and Performance

In the final part of Craig's review he discusses productivity, performance and asks whether Windows 8 is right for you.
7 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Dec 17

Viewport Resizer: a Better Responsive Web Design Bookmarklet

Craig looks at Viewport Resizer; an amazing responsive web design testing tool and possibly the best bookmarklet ever devised!
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Craig Buckler, Dec 14

Windows 8 First Month Review: Software, Security and Stability

In the second of Craig's three-part review he discusses the apps provided with Windows 8.
4 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Dec 12

What's New in Firebug 1.11

Firebug 1.11 has been released in the past week. The original developer console continues its rapid development pace and Craig looks at the best new features.
30 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Craig Buckler, Dec 07

Windows 8 First Month Review: Installation and Interface

In the first of Craig's three-part review he discusses Windows 8 pricing, installation and the radical new interface.
7 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Dec 01

Browser Trends December 2012: Chrome Grabs Legacy IE Users

Craig takes another look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts to reveal how usage patterns changed during November and the past twelve months.
8 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Nov 30

Get Windows 8 Pro Media Center for FREE!

Upgrading to Windows 8 Professional may be inexpensive, but you'll need to pay extra for media codecs. Or do you? Craig reveals how you can obtain Windows 8 Media Center for free...
21 COMMENTs
Web
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...
7 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Nov 12

How to Enable Intranet Browsing in IE10

Craig reveals how you can enable local and intranet site testing in IE10 and ensure it doesn't revert to IE7 rendering mode.
8 COMMENTs
Web
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?
24 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Oct 31

CSSrefresh for Fast and Effective CSS Testing

Craig looks at CSSrefresh; a free browser tool which could drastically cut your CSS testing time.
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