Ben Galbraith and Dion Almaer of Mozilla discuss the status of browser development, particularly as it relates to Firefox. They review a number of current open development tools as well as the specifications for HTML 5, particularly as they relate to video. They also talk about Google Chrome, both as a browser and an operating system.
Technometria with Phil Windley 46 minutes, 21.3mb, recorded 2009-07-13 Topics: The Internet and the World Wide Web Software Development
More and more Web sites are being rewritten as Ajax applications and traditional desktop software is rapidly moving to the Web via Ajax. But, often, this transition is being made with reckless disregard for security. Ajax developers desperately need guidance on securing their applications. Billy Hoffman, co-author of Ajax Security, joins Phil and Scott to discuss the book.
Technometria co-host Scott Lemon discusses his new experiences with Wovyn, a company that is deeply involved in the Internet of Things. IoT allows users to control all aspects of their digital lives, including their personal devices, appliances, and utilities. He reviews a number of the technical aspects of IoT, beginning with the clear belief of its future importance to the consumer. He also talks about how Wovyn used Kickstarter as a way to help fund the company’s projects.