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 ...

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 ...

The new Reader is so Good

I guess most of you tried out Google Reader when it launched about a year ago and I don’t think a lot people tried it twice. I’ve been using it for the last year (no more Sage for me) but it had some serious drawbacks. The new Google Reader on the other hand is just ...

coComment

When coComment first came out I was totally excited. The goal of coComment is to keep track of all the worlds web comments. Basically this allows me to see when someone replies to a comment to a blog without me going back to look at that page. This is something I have wanted a long ...

IE 7 DOM and JS Changelog

Here are the DOM and JavaScript changes in the latest version of Internet Explorer 7, as well as the planned ones for the final release, since Internet Explorer 6.0 which was released in 2001: Begin Changelist ----------------- ----------------- End of Changes

WebOS in the News

In 1999 I was working at a company called WebOS that was doing a window environment and application platform that run inside the browser using techniques that nowadays people refer to as Ajax. It seems like it is time for companies to try the same concept again. Ars Technica and ZDNet are covering YouOS (which ...

6 Months at Google

Maybe my little April fools joke was a bit too obvious. Me leaving Google for Microsoft? That would never happen. I don’t think anyone ever left Google for Microsoft and there is a reason why. Google is just awesome. At Google I got to work with the smartest people and they have all of the ...

ExplorerCanvas

Over the last few months, me, Glen and Emil have been working on an open source version of canvas for Internet Explorer. The implementation uses VML and IE style filters (for image rotation, rgba and globalAlpha). It implements most of the specification but some areas are a not implemented (for example composite drawing, patterns, radial ...

JS Generics

With JavaScript 1.6 Mozilla introduced generic version of a lot of the Array and String methods. Without broad support these very useful methods are in reality only available to Firefox and Firefox extension. Personally I’ve become too used to them to survive long without them. I’ve previously posted the JS 1.5 array extras and I’ve ...

Don’t trust this guy

I was reading through an article about Atlas at eWeek where they quote Russ Nemhauser, head of Nemhauser Media Inc.: “JavaScript is not an object-oriented language. It does not have strong typing; there is no exception handling; and there is no inheritance. One of the biggest problems with the AJAX approach is the amount of ...