Offline Gmail

Last week we launched Offline Gmail. After releasing Gears I moved to the Gmail team to work on Offline Gmail. I think it was pretty obvious that we were working on this and Offline Gmail was the first and possibly the hardest task we wanted to be able to solve with Gears. A lot of ...

Google Chrome

I guess you all have downloaded Chrome already. If not, what are you waiting for? I’d like to congratulate my friends who have been working so hard on this. Congratulations Glen and Ojan. Also, I’d like to add that Chrome is totally awesome, and I’m not saying that because I work at Google. I’m saying ...

Reader Friends

One of the wow features of Reader that I’ve been waiting for for a while is now out. I can now easily see what other people have shared. Let the sharing begin!

JScript 5.7

[Revised to not sound as nagging as I always sound] The JScript 5.7 patch is now being pushed to an IE6 computer near you… IE6 uses Jscript 5.6 which has some design flaws when it comes to garbage collection. This is just a small issue for small applications but it is a large issue for ...

Gmail and WebKit. Feel the speed!

If you haven’t tried the new Gmail with a recent nightly WebKit (you need build 523 or later due to one blocking bug in earlier builds) I dare you to try it. With nightly WebKits it takes about 200ms to go from the Inbox to a thread. Anything that takes less than 300ms is perceived ...

Google Developer Day

I’m currently at the Google Developer Day waving the Gears flag!

More Gears

It has been pretty hard not being able to tell people what I work on. Most of the time that I didn’t say “no comment” I said I was working on the Firefox team here at Google and sometimes I said Gmail. None of these are true as you now know. What I’ve been working ...

Google Gears Blog

Our blog is now live. I hope it gets a few more updates than this one http://gearsblog.blogspot.com/

Google Gears

It is out! This is what I’ve been working on at Google for quite some time. I’m very excited to be part of this. http://gears.google.com More later…

New Explorer Canvas Release

We finally got our act together and squashed some long standing bugs. This is the first bug fix release since we initially release ExCanvas over a year ago. Support for sub pixel rendering Crop content if painting outside the canvas initElement now returns a reference to the fixed element Fixes to arc Printing support Implement ...