“Cut It Out” With the New Languages
Last week, Apple announced the latest version of their language for writing apps for iOS: Swift 2. They also announced that they’ll be making Swift open source and that, in the future, app developers will be able to create iOS
Mobile Web: What Just Happened?
If you thought your mobile web site, or acquiring mobile web skills, wasn’t that urgent of a priority way back in October 2013, chances are that you need to look again.
A new study by eMarketer, released this week, finds that adults in the U.S. are spending more time on their mobile devices than on desktop and laptop computers. The same study estimates that mobile ad spending has more than doubled in 2013, while desktop ad spending
Now is the Time for HTML5
In the last two years, I’ve taught HTML5 to over 3000 students through my online class, even more than that have learned HTML5 and HTML5 mobile development through my last two books:WebKit for Dummies and Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 for Dummies, and I’ve
You Too Can Learn HTML5
The biggest reason that you need to know a little HTML5 is that all of these programs that are writing HTML for you are often doing it very badly.
Is HTML5 Safe to Use?
Welcome to part 3 of my series: “Top 5 Questions People Ask Me About HTML5.” In the previous two newsletters, I explained what HTML5 is and why it’s important. In this newsletter, I’m going to answer one of the lingering,
Why Should I Care About HTML5?
In my last newsletter, I said that I’d be answering common questions about mobile web development over the next few weeks. I’m going to start with the fundamentals. Today’s newsletter answers the first of the top 5 questions I hear
Mobile Websites and Lessons from the Vineyard
Here in California, the grape harvest (also known as “crush”) is in full swing. As an amateur winemaker, this would normally be the time of year when my hands are stained with grapes and my weekends and nights are packed
HTML5 Needs You!
A couple weeks ago, Minnick Web Services sponsored the Sacramento HTML5 meetup, where we hosted two representatives from Adobe and the W3C. They came out to talk about two very important initiatives that are critical to the future of HTML5: testing