Slides from my IPSA presentation on HTML5 and Google Gears

Today, at the monthly IPSA meeting, I gave a presentation on Google Gears and HTML5 client-side storage part of the spec. As promised, I uploaded the slides to this blog. … Yes, I am going slide-less from now on. Jeff Keeton and I have already done a couple of browser tabs-only presentations before, and the […]

HTML5 Wrapper for Gears

This is possibly the lowest-hanging fruit ever. After WebKit folks released their implementation of the HTML5 SQL storage specification, Gears immediately became the odd man out, the non-standards-compliant implementation. Never you mind that this part of the spec is still basically a twinkle in Hixie‘s eye. By adding the SQL bit into the latest WebKit […]

The Horrific Markup of Live Spaces and Possible Explanation of Dare not Getting Microformats

It’s a Friday surprise! After reading this post by Dare Obasanjo, I dutifully followed the links in the article. Upon stumbling on his Live Spaces friends page, I instinctively hit Ctrl+U to peek at the source code. Ow! Ow! My eyes! My tired bespectacled eyes! Dear readers (yes, all 2 of you — Privet, Mom!), […]