Is Chrome ready for enterprise applications?

The mailto handle is a standard that has been in place since the beginning of time, in Web development terms. That being the case, we might expect it to be supported by all browsers in a consistent and predictable manner. However, it turns out that at least one major browser has not managed to reliably [...]

Three weeks in Chrome: why browsers fail to shine as application containers

I have been using Google’s new browser for about three weeks now, and so far have found it to be very good. I have also found that Chrome makes a very good argument as to why we need to get away from browsers for delivering Web applications.
Before I go any further, let me mention some [...]

IE, SSL, XML, HTTPS, SWF & DOA

Don’t you love acronyms? I probably could have come up with a more descriptive title for this post, but the acronyms were just too much fun to resist. The disadvantage is that the title probably leaves you wondering what this post is actually about. Well, I’ll tell you. It’s about issues that Internet Explorer has [...]

Canvas element: first impressions

Recently my boss asked me to look into Apple’s Canvas HTML element, and I must say I am very impressed by the exceedingly cool things that various developers have accomplished with it. For example, a company in Connecticut called Emprise has made some killer charting components.
However, to make it interactive you need to use JavaScript, [...]