• The dangers of automatically using the latest versions

    First let’s clarify, when we say using the latest, we don’t mean developing using the latest version, we mean linking to a CDN’s latest version (for example of jQuery.) Now the big question is why? the latest version addresses bugs, improves performance, etc. etc. etc. Right? Well the problem with...


  • If you're not using node.js you might want to at least consider it.

    In response to http://codeslinger.posterous.com/if-youre-using-nodejs-youre-doing-life-wrong To address some of the points made V8 is not server-class that is true, but there are lot of cases where stuff that is not server-class is used anyways. I’ve seen hosting companies fill racks up with consumer-grade hardware and sell them as servers. What it really...


  • Node.JS with Express

    We’ve been interested in node.js for a while, however  just recently found out about the express framework. Having worked with ruby and sinatra, as discussed here, one of the things we loved about sinatra was how easy it was to work with. Express does that, and in my opinion possibly better....


  • HTML5 Audio and Video and how to make a playlist

    What are HTML5 audio and HTML5 video With the release of HTML5 A whole bunch of new elements where introduced including the audio and video elements. The huge advantage of these new elements is that most browsers today can understand these new HTML5 elements, this is great since Adobe is...


  • Marking Up with Microdata

    In a project we recently worked on, we were faced with the decision between RDFa (xHTML), Microformats(the oldest of the standards) and Microdata(html5).  Considering that we were working in HTML5, RDFa was immediately out. Microformats was a strong contender, however ultimately, microdata won out. First of all what is Microdata...