Week off!

Posted on Dec 6, 2010 in Blog, Tech News | 0 comments

Nice! Now I finally get time to catch up on a few things – a full inbox, outstanding contract work, generatedata.com updates, Form Tools updates…

btw, Google just announced their latest Nexus phone, boasting Android 2.3, named “Gingerbread”. (“Gingerbread”? Seriously? Well, I guess it beats “Froyo”);
http://www.google.com/nexus/

Pretty sweet.

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IE9 Preview

Posted on Aug 10, 2010 in Tech News | 0 comments

A recent discussion of IE9 from the IE Blog.

From a JS point of view, what I find most exciting is that the new JS engine is embedded directly within the browser and can interact with the DOM “natively” (i.e. not through an API). Functionally, JS will work exactly the same way (of course), except that a lot of the bottlenecks that we get for interacting with the DOM will be lifted. Too cool.

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OSCON 2010

Posted on Jul 17, 2010 in Blog, Tech News, Training / Conferences | 0 comments

Tomorrow I’m off to the OSCON conference in Portland, Oregon for a full week of open source goodness.
http://www.oscon.com/oscon2010

This is the first time I’ve attended this conference. I’m hoping I’ll have a little time over the week to work on my Python adaptation of generatedata.com for Google App Engine… but we shall see.

And a big thanks to my company, Central1 for helping fund the trip. :)

- Ben

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