Posts Tagged ‘html5’

Android 4.4 KitKat, the browser and the Chrome WebView

logoAndroid 4.4 has made a big change in the OS’ internals for HTML5 development: it has replaced its original WebKit-based WebView with modern Chromium. The new Android Browser is also powered by Chromium but it’s not clear yet its future. Besides the good news, not everything looks exciting in these changes, let’s see why. Read the rest of this entry »

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Google Glass Browser: HTML5 and Responsive Web Design in your head

glass-browser0Google Glass has included a web browser. That means a new device factor for web development and Responsive Web Design. In this post, I’ll make a review of the browser and the HTML5 compatibility in the first version.

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iOS 7 beta and the new Safari for web developers

Safari on iOS 7Apple has released iOS 7 beta, the next generation of the operating system for iPhone and iPad. It includes the first big update to Safari on iOS since 2007 so it comes with some changes that will affect websites and HTML5 webapps. And, as always, every web developer should be aware of what’s new on this platform. Read the rest of this entry »

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BlackBerry 10: the first class HTML5 mobile platform

BlackBerry 10The new BlackBerry Z10 is on sale around the world with a whole new operating system and browser. In this post I’ll go through the important information for web and app developers about one of the most powerful HTML5 platforms available today.

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Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface: IE10 meets modern mobile HTML5

October 26th 2012 is the big day for Microsoft: the launch of Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10 and the Microsoft’s tablet: the Surface. From an OS and an HTML5 point of view, it’s a really big step for Microsoft and for all web developers (even non-mobile) . Let’s review what’s important for us.

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Google Chrome for Android: welcome to the mobile HTML5 world

It’s that time of the year again when the mobile web ecosystem changes. Google Chrome Beta for Android was released and it appears as the future replacement of Android Browser. I’ve made a deep analysis on the browser HTML5 compatibility and the comparison with Safari on iOS and Android Browser and I’ll show in this post my results.

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Android 4.0 Browser: smartphones meet tablets on HTML5 APIs

Android 4.0 was announced and the SDK was released. So, I’ve washed my hands, I’ve opened the emulator and I’ve started to dive into the new browser and see what’s in there and what’s not. Unfortunately it’s still Android Browser and not Chrome, but it comes in a better way.

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Mobile Web & HTML5 performance optimization

Velocity Conference 2011Velocity is an excellent annual conference organized by O’Reilly about web performance (WPO) and web operations. This was my second Velocity as speaker and I’m really surprised how bigger the show is this year. I did a workshop about mobile web & html5 performance optimization and here you have my presentation.

 

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HTML5 and new features in Safari for iOS 5 beta 1

As you may already known, iOS 5 beta 1 was released for registered developers and there was a presentation showing some of the new features in Safari. I’ve made the usual investigation to see what’s new and I find a way to show you what’s new in HTML5.

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Symbian Anna Browser & HTML5: is it the evolution expected?

Nokia has just announced Symbian ‘Anna’, an updated version of Symbian^3 that will be shipped with new devices, such as X7 and E6, and will be available as an OTA update for other devices, such as N8 and E7. I’ve the opportunity to test the new updated browser and here are the results.

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