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November 26, 2013 by

eXPropriation: Repurposing old XP hardware

Windows XP will soon be out of official support, and if you've taken the plunge and finally upgraded to a piece of modern hardware, one question remains: What to do with that old beige box? Here's a handful of options to help you decide which path to take.

November 9, 2011 by

Adobe moves away from Flash for mobiles

Adobe will focus its mobile developments on HTML5 rather than Flash in the future, as the open standard-based media technology is more widely supported across a range of mobile devices

September 13, 2011 by

Windows 8 Developer Preview

Windows 8 introduces a new interface, Metro, with an 'immersive' look-and-feel that's designed to scale from smartphones to desktops. It's still pre-beta, but developers now have the tools to start creating applications and services to exploit it.

August 1, 2011

Adobe Edge Preview 1

HTML5 needs development tools. It's a powerful way of building next-generation web applications, but the new JavaScript APIs are complex, making it difficult to write code that works well and looks good in the browser.

November 6, 2010 by

Platform as luxury

Why Adobe and Microsoft have such different plans for Flash and Silverlight and such similar views of HTML 5.If you look at the dozens of Web sites Microsoft has collected to show off what you can do in HTML 5 - or, obviously, what you can do in IE9, which has a pretty comprehensive implementation of a standard in progress - you'll see a lot of things you used to expect to need a plug-in like Flash or Silverlight to achieve.

October 7, 2010 by

Complete GIMP book online, on Google Books

With most software, I fumble my way around and learn by doing. Occasionally I'll buy a book if I really need to get up to speed (most notably Designing With Web Standards by Jeffrey Zeldman and CSS: The Definitive Guide by Eric Meyer).

August 11, 2009 by

WordPress 2.8

If you are in the market for a blogging platform, content management system or a complete web platform, you can do far, far worse than choose WordPress.

April 8, 2009 by

10 skills developers will need in the next five years

Guest post: If you’re a developer looking to get ahead in your field (or in some cases, to simply stay employed), this is not a good time to be complacent. TechRepublic's Justin James lists the skills you’ll want to work on now to maximize your future job prospects.


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