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This is the monthly archive for June 2009.

29 June 2009

HTML5 Doctor

Useful site for practical information about HTML5.

HTML5 | Permalink

18 June 2009

JavaScript tests & Compatibility tables

Robert Nyman created a proper test suite + compatibility table for JavaScript 1.6-1.8 features. Useful!

Core | Permalink

15 June 2009

JavaScript Frameworks within Mobile Widgets - Part 2

Stefan Kolb continues his series of tests of JavaScript libraries on mobile phones. This time he did the TaskSpeed tests on ten Nokia S60 phones.

Conclusion: Dojo again the fastest library; this time Prototype is the slowest.

Libraries, Performance, W3C Widgets | Permalink

13 June 2009

Europe to get Windows 7 sans browser

Microsoft will not include IE in the Windows 7 version for Europe, which will be released in October. Computer vendors may add a browser to the system on their own, though.

Still, there may be a few computers that will have no browser installed. I'm curious what will happen next. How will these people get their browsers?

Browser Wars | Permalink

8 June 2009

Getting started with widgets on Windows Mobile 6.5

Some information about the Microsoft widget system. Looks a lot like the W3C one, which is good.

W3C Widgets | Permalink

2 June 2009

EU Plans Fresh Strike on Microsoft

More news on the Opera vs. Microsoft EU fight: the EU might want to go for the "five" option, in which new Windows computers come with all five browsers installed. I doubt the wisdom of this move.

Browser Wars | Permalink


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This is the linklog of Peter-Paul Koch, mobile platform strategist, consultant, and trainer. You can also visit his QuirksBlog, or you can follow him on Twitter.

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