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HTML5 WebSocket and WebJneering

October 20, 2008

I want to tell you about HTML5, specifically about the advances in bi-directional, asynchronous communication. But I’m troubled. Consider two propositions that I didn’t come up with: 1) Nothing is new, 2) Everything Sucks. Let these simple truths cast a shadow upon the tale you are about to read… HTML5 provides a new thing called […]

HTML 5, The Future is Now!

October 16, 2008

During the last 5 years, we have seen the birth of Ajax — the term, not the techniques — and its evolution to include Comet, a variety of clever workarounds that allow any modern browser to receive new information from the Web server, but without having to flood the network with HTTP requests.  We have […]

Comet, HTML5, Web Sockets…. What an exciting event.

October 3, 2008

I am really looking forward to being panel moderator at October’s SV Web Builder meeting ( announcement ). As an added bonus to the event I will be giving a workshop covering coving comet in detail and showing how you can get started using comet. This event has an all-star lineup of panelist including Dion […]

The Chronicles of Web Standard: the HTML 5, the Comet and the WebSocket

October 1, 2008

Date/Time: 10/29/2008 Wed 7:00-9:30pm Event: The Chronicles of Web Standard: the HTML 5, the Comet and the WebSocket Moderator/Presenter: Kevin Nilson, Principal Software Architect at E*Trade Financial Speakers: Alex Rusell, President of the Dojo Foundation & Project Lead for The Dojo Toolkit Dion Almaer, Open Web Advocate at Google and co-founder of and “Audible […]