“Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.” ― Buckaroo Banzai
Over the past several years mobile devices have brought us a lot of new great features and capabilities, things that people now are starting to expect from computing devices. Features like touch-capability, then multi-touch, GPS to tell where the device (and user) is, motion- and light-sensing, device orientation, access to the device’s camera, and even more. Wouldn’t it be great if web developers had access to all of those amazing new device features? Well, some of that is possible right now. Continue reading Super-simple Geolocation→
“There is no need to sharpen my pencils anymore. My pencils are sharp enough.”
— Ze Frank
Before we get things started here, you should really watch this video. Even if you’ve seen it before, watch it again. It’ll be worth it, I promise.
As someone roughly the same age as Ze there (give or take 18 months), one thing I’ve noticed over the years is how the older you get the quicker the years go by, and time has a way of slipping away from you, especially when you’re not paying attention. This point was brought home most recently when, in cleaning up my web hosting from old long-abandoned projects and old cruft, I realized that it’s been over a decade since I registered a domain name and took my first steps into blogging. Continue reading Old dog, learning new tricks→