Is Android good yet?

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Edit (Feb 26th 2013): Vilmos Ioo highlighted on a Twitter comment that defaults are a bad thing. I agree. This is why I reworded some of the language about Chrome below. My intent is to get everbody off the Android stock browser, not everybody exclusively onto Chrome. Nope. That is, at the very least, what […]

What’s left in making movie projections a lifelike illusion?

3D movies are gaining in popularity but when they first arrived, many critics deemed the technology as a short-lived boom, as it had too many issues. Movie goers complained about headaches, blurry and dark pictures. In 2012, a lot of the first step mistakes have been addressed. The Hobbit was – in selected cinemas, at […]

Better hardware for better devs

by Reid Rosenberg

If you are responsible for the equipment of your development team, you should read this. If you’re not, read it anyway and hand it to your boss. Chances are that if you ever talked to a few software developers, you heard them complain about the work equipment. Have you ever heard a concert pianist complain […]

Loosen up, websites!

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What do Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and CNN have in common? They’re filling my screen with white, blank voidness. We, who build the web, have failed at creating interior design (read: web design) that match the exterior design and architecture of our properties (read: screens in various sizes). In 2012, we might be on the right […]

Jasy, the ultimate web tool

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This article was also posted on http://code.zynga.com. Head over to read more about our technical marvels! Never heard about Jasy? Worry not – you are not the only one. Jasy is a web tooling framework (read: fancy JS build system). If Grunt is a cherry, Jasy is a wonderful cherry tree. In fact, Jasy is […]

NerdyConcerts.com, or: When it doesn’t exist, create it

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I am really not sure how I got this done, but hey, here it is: Today, I am announcing the launch of my latest web project NerdyConcerts.com. If you’d like to read about web development, stop here. If you’re up for something completely unrelated, continue reading! Why nerdy concerts? As it turns out, I am […]

Gadget zombies

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I love my cellphones and tablets. I thoroughly enjoy my Mac Mini, serving as a home entertainment server. I take my Kindle with me every time I’m travelling. I am definitely a gadget and technology enthusiast. I don’t have other eccentric costly hobbies – my spendings all go into technology. But recently, I have come […]

Painting the DOM to Canvas with Domvas

I’m happy to announce a new pet project of mine: Domvas. Domvas implements the missing piece that connects the DOM and Canvas. It gives to the ability to take arbitrary DOM content and paint it to a Canvas of your choice. That dialog that is a pain to layout in Canvas but needs to be […]