Tag Archives: Web

Slideshare: The future of media queries?

New media queries proposed in CSS4 paint a vision of the future: WebKit running on everything with a screen

 

Included in the proposal are media queries for pointer accuracy, ability to hover, light level and scrolling vs. paging.

Is this the right focus? It would be great if there was a focus for mapping HTML to native controls: iOS, Android, watches, Google Glass, etc.

Presented at Responsive Day Out in Brighton on June 27, 2014.

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Optimising for 60fps everywhere — GoSquared Engineering

JavaScript is fast by itself, but understanding re-paints and re-layouts is critical to avoiding jitter and hanging, especially on mobile

 

Before understanding how to optimize web applications for efficient rendering in JavaScript, it’s important to understand what is going on in the browser.

Re-layouts, repaints, layers, compositing, CPU, GPU

Read more at GoSquared Engineering

WebIDE for Firefox OS Lands in Firefox Nightly

Code and debug a Firefox OS app within Firefox: all layout and styling, including the home screen, can be manipulated in the dev toolbar

 

Create, edit, and test a new Web application right from your browser. It lets you install and test apps on Firefox OS devices and simulators and integrates the Firefox Developer Tools for seamless debugging and inspection across those devices. This is a first step towards debugging across various platforms and devices over WiFi using ope

Read more at Mozilla Hacks