Freja – a JavaScript framework for in-broswer MVC applications

This looks really neat. A small JavaScript framework for setting up and running a single-page XML/XSLT application which fetches model data and view definitions from a server and combines them using JavaScript controllers. Once the data and views are loaded the application can run with no server latency, limited only by the ability of the …

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Install multiple versions of IE on your PC

This is brilliant! Last week I eventually gave in and accepted the update to Internet Explorer 7 on my last development PC. I had been keeping IE6 around so that I could test on it’s broken-but-still-common behavior. I still need to test on IE6, though, so I was resigned to either installing a fresh version …

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Who needs Flash? Having fun with Canvas and SVG

Ever since the dawn of the web, the lack of a symbolic graphics format has been a glaring omission. I’ve never been very comfortable with the only option being to step outside the browser and use a plugin such as Flash, Silverlight, or a Java applet. Now, eventually, it seems that support for, adoption of, …

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Google Chrome – another browser to test against?

Lots of people seem to be writing about this today. Google have released an initial beta of their new browser “Chrome”. It’s designed to be pretty much crash-proof and to run complex JavaScript applications fast and robustly. It’s also designed as a poke at Microsoft. My initial impression is that it looks and works generally …

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What Do You Want On Future Browsers? Time to Vote!

A group calling itself OpenAjax Alliance is asking for votes on future browser features. InfoQ: What Do You Want On Future Browsers? Time to Vote! Their list still doesn’t include my top feature – printing that works. Despite all these years and browser versions, attempting to print a web page is likely to either get …

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