It's a great easy way to debug flash in the browser without relying on third party plug ins. If you want to save it you can even put the command in a text file and save it as something like flashlog.command, which will be a launchable shell script to run whenever you want to trace … trace flash log output in terminal
I read this great post on the simplicity and effectiveness of craigslist and they also talk about how this site like wikipedia yearn for fundamental function over any design quality or extra features. It got me thinking about what else could be simplified on the global platform of the web. At first it seems like … What's the simplest thing that could possibly work?
I spoke at HTML5DevConf last October. My talk was called “Web + Wow” and explored the web as rich medium and different techniques people can use for some interesting effects. You can find the synopsis and video below and the slides are up here. An exploration of the web as a medium. The web is … HTML5 Dev Conf “Web + Wow”
Facebook loves changing their platform and API’s and discovering the correct way to do things isn’t always easy. So there used to be a sharer.php link you would pass parameters to, including images and other things that would be in the post. This has been replaced with the below version which seems to have much … How to Pass Custom Parameters to Facebook Custom Share Link
I was invited to PhoneGap Day US in Portland Oregon to talk about the web. I used it as an opportunity to discuss capabilities and features making their way to the platform that I think can change how people build web applications. You can watch the video of my talk below.
Blend Modes have probably been one of the most highly requested features in canvas. Canvas is great for gaming and rich visual effects down to the pixel level, and though we can do shaders and GPU enhanced effects in webGL, we don't always want the overhead of it's more verbose API. 2D Canvas exposes a … Canvas Blend Modes in Safari on Desktop and iOS7