This Is the Most Beautiful Way to Learn How to Code

These days, the sentiment of anyone who doesn't know how to code being destined to a life of homeless ineptitude has become a fairly common (if mildly exaggerated) one. But of all the ways out there to save yourself from a derelict fate, Jon Duckett's HTML and CSS: Design and Buil Websites, is, perhaps, the most… » 4/24/13 1:40pm 4/24/13 1:40pm

Thanks to HTML5, Streaming Movies on Netflix Might Suck Less

Netflix currently uses Microsoft's Silverlight plugin to run its streams. It's an inelegant solution that sometimes makes for subpar and bogged down streaming experiences. But Silverlight is possibly dying! And Netflix wants to get better! So Netflix is planning to move on from streaming on Silverlight and move towards … » 4/15/13 9:19pm 4/15/13 9:19pm

Thanks To HTML5 This Website Can Fill Your Whole Hard Drive with Cats

Sometimes a browser needs to leave a little data on your computer, just a little 5-10KB nibblit, a cookie. HTML5 is a hungrier beast than that which came before it though, and sometimes wants a little more. Maybe 5MB or so. But that's where it should end. Thanks to a little HTML5 vulnerability, however, this site can… » 2/28/13 5:20pm 2/28/13 5:20pm

Would You Rather Have HTML5 Apps or Native Apps on Your Smartphone?

Business Insider believes HTML5 apps are primed to overtake native apps on smartphones in the coming years. Steve Jobs was also big on webapps when the iPhone first came out—sans native app ecosystem—but didn't have the benefit of the HTML5 standard. Now that HTML5 is here, there are apps that come very very close to… » 8/22/12 7:00pm 8/22/12 7:00pm

Adobe's Wallaby Flash-to-HTML5 Converter Can be Downloaded Now

Who knows why Adobe named its Adobe Air tool "Wallaby" (it hops along?), but this "experimental technology" promises to let you reuse .FLA files by converting it to HTML5 for devices that don't support it. Like iPads. There will obviously be some features missing (such as video, sound and 3D transforms), but it's… » 3/08/11 6:30am 3/08/11 6:30am