Category Archives: HTML

Mozilla Hacks Blog Offers HTML5 Geolocation Primer

The Mozilla Hacks blog has posted a nice screencast overview of the HTML5 Geolocation API. The video is designed to help anyone competing in Mozilla’s September developer derby (which involves building something with the Geolocation API), but it also makes a great overview for anyone wanting to get started with Geolocation. The HTML5 Geolocation API… Read More »

Metro-style Internet Explorer 10 Ditches Flash, Plugins

Windows 8 will have two versions of Internet Explorer 10: a conventional browser that lives on the legacy desktop, and a new Metro-style, touch-friendly browser that lives in the Metro world. The second of these, the Metro browser, will not support any plugins. Whether Flash, Silverlight, or some custom business app, sites that need plugins… Read More »

Adobe Hopes Impressive 3-D Graphics Can Save Flash 11

Adobe has announced Flash Player 11, a significant update for the company’s beleaguered browser plugin. Flash Player 11 will give Flash developers access to an impressive set of hardware-accelerated 3-D graphics tools. Alongside Flash 11 Adobe has also announced version 3 of the Flash-based runtime, Adobe Air. Flash Player 11 and Air 3 are scheduled… Read More »