This is the page 13 of 113 of the blog archive. On this page you have articles from 03 Oct 2011 to 11 Sep 2011.

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Where is the future for openness in mobile?

These are tough times for fans of open mobile environments. Android is less and less open, Symbian was closed again, HP stopped making webOS devices, and now Intel abandoned MeeGo to work with Samsung and operators instead. So, what is the community to do? One option is to follow the lead of the big companies, hoping that Tizen works, or...

VIE 2.0 is starting to emerge

VIE is a JavaScript library that makes RDFa-annotated entities on web pages editable. We started the work towards the next major version of it, codenamed Zart (for Mozart) in a Salzburg IKS hackathon couple of weeks ago.
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Business analytics with CouchDB and NoFlo

The purpose of business analytics is to find data from the company’s information systems that can be used to support decision making. What customers buy most? What do they do before a buying decision? What are the signs that a customer may be leaving?

Creating Objective-C applications with Node.js

Creating Objective-C applications with Node.jsNative-feeling Mac applications can now be built in JavaScript with NodObjC. This means OS X joins Windows 8 and GNOME in the group of desktop environments that can be targeted with the universal runtime. Hello World looks like the following:

Windows 8 JavaScript code examples

Windows 8 JavaScript code examplesAs seen from the list, JavaScript is a first-class citizen in the Windows 8 world. For example, dealing with Contacts:

Microsoft embraces the Universal Runtime

Microsoft embraces the Universal RuntimeSimple JS calls like var instance = new Windows.SomeInterface() will be the new way to access Windows APIs, with HTML5 and CSS for rendering.

GObject Introspection is coming to Node.js

GObject Introspection (GIR) is a way to create automatic bindings to GNOME libraries for various different programming languages. I’ve written before about the benefits of bringing GIR to PHP, and now it seems something similar is happening on Node.js.

Embrace and extend

I’m getting worried about Google. Long one of the champions of the open web alongside Mozilla, the rise of social networking silos and the app economy seem to have scared them. And like any scared organism, they lash out.