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Business Internet Microsoft Technology Web Design & Development

When Firefox and Apollo unite!

Not wanting to be deliberately contrary, no matter what all of the good books say about great headline writing, I have to disagree with Anne Zelenka’s recent post on GigaOM: “Adobe announced the public alpha of its Apollo development framework that allows developers to build cross-platform hybrid web/desktop applications using Flash and Ajax … Some […]

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Innovation Internet Software & Hardware

Firefox 3 to go ‘off-line’?

I know, I know, that’s a naughty piece of headline writing, but I’m not wrong, I’m just being .. economical with the facts.h3 “When Firefox 3.0 is released later this year, the open-source browser is likely to contain a host of new features, including offline support for web applications and new bookmark and search features.” […]

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Apple Internet Software & Hardware

Web browsers on the Mac

Changing from one web browser to another can be a huge wrench. This I know, I keep doing it over and over again. Like the zen surfer, traipsing around the globe in search of that perfect wave, I’m a surfer of another kind, in search of the perfect browser. For a long time, I used […]

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Accessibility Internet Microsoft Usability Web Design & Development

When it comes to Web Standards & Web Accessibility: compliance, but of another kind…

So we work hard to meet with the web standards, to build in accessibility and to keep our websites and web applications usable. But what happens if we’ve made a square peg for a round hole? In the first installment, I looked at the polite and the not so polite ways in which the establishment […]

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Business Innovation Internet Software & Hardware Technology Web Design & Development

Milestone

Well, I’m getting closer. Today should see the launch of a vastly re-designed and developed website of one of my clients. I’m happy to report that the newly-created website should go live sometime today, baring any last-minute problems, but the client does seem to have a firm grasp of the flexibility of web design and […]