This article shows how ubiquitous cloud-based services have become. “Today, 86 percent of companies use more than one type of cloud service.” More importantly for us here at Monitor.Us, cloud-based monitoring (like the Monitor.Us system) is used by 42% of the companies that were surveyed. [Warning: The topmost graphic does not match the article’s conclusion, and is internally inconsistent.]
This article argues that interpreting high-level languages has benefits that outweigh performance considerations. You may appreciate this article even if you don’t agree with the “subjective point-of-view.”
This article, written by a Firefox Engineering Program Manager, skims the surface of some of Firefox 13’s performance improvements. There’s not a lot of detail, but what is really interesting is the comments down below. A number of die-hard Firefox fans are jumping ship in favour of Chrome and are adding comments to explain why. Kudo’s to Mozilla for publishing the “bad” comments along with the “good.” It’s a sign of integrity.
“The Google Chrome team is happy to announce the arrival of Chrome 19.” Twenty fixes are summarized in this announcement.
This article argues that a mobile WEB presence, including mobile WEBapps, should be prioritized higher than native apps. The comments add value, so don’t skip them.
This article takes a look at the state of HTML 5 audio. In doing so, it presents content and code to help an HTML5 beginner understand how to handle audio.
This article is part two of a how-to tutorial for using files in HTML5. It deals with asynchronous file reads using a FileReader. Part 3, yet to be published, will deal with FileReader’s events and error-handling.