Posts tagged with ‘leftbrain

HOW TO: Embed a Tweet

This is what passes for innovation at twitter. Embeddable tweets. Should have been done 2 years ago. 

CSSDesk - Online CSS Sandbox

Slick HTML & CSS test tool.

HTML5 presentation

Killer overview of HTML5 with demos.

Set of plugins for HTML and CSS hi-speed coding


Zen HTML and Zen CSS are the separate plugins for TextMate and NetBeans. They are using template logic, provided by applications and based on Zen HTML Elements and Zen CSS properties documentation.

I know this line sounds like nothing, but watch the features video on the site and for a short overview about what these plugins are capable of, check this article.

jQuery Offline Plugin

This jQuery plugin looks excellent. Can’t wait to try it out.


A brand-spankin’ new plugin by Yehuda Katz that looks like a great fit for building those mobile web apps that need to offer some basic functionality when offline. The readme shows a suggested usage pattern and sample HTML manifest file. (hat tip to Chad Humphries)

Today, video on the web is predominantly Flash-based. While video may be available in other formats, the ease of accessing video using just a browser on a particular website without using Flash is a challenge for typical consumers. Flash does have some issues, particularly around reliability, security, and performance. We work closely with engineers at Adobe, sharing information about the issues we know of in ongoing technical discussions. Despite these issues, Flash remains an important part of delivering a good consumer experience on today’s web.

Dean Hachamovitch
General Manager, Internet Explorer

IEBlog : HTML5 Video

Microsoft chimes in.

New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too). Perhaps Adobe should focus more on creating great HTML5 tools for the future, and less on criticizing Apple for leaving the past behind.

Thoughts on Flash (Steve Jobs)