Pages tagged ppk:

QuirksBlog: Introduction to W3C Widgets

QuirksBlog: Introduction to W3C Widgets
Essentially, a widget is a local HTML/CSS/JavaScript web application. A mobile phone user downloads a widget once, and from that moment on he has a web application stored locally on his mobile phone. Although currently widgets are mostly used for relatively limited functions such as clocks, RSS readers, or Twitter or Flickr clients, as well as for games, there’s no theoretical reason why they couldn’t contain a complete, complicated, JavaScript-heavy web application; for instance a mobile-optimised spreadsheet application.
QuirksBlog: The HTML5 drag and drop disaster
"After spending about a day and a half in testing I am forced to conclude that the HTML5 drag and drop module is not just a disaster, it’s a fucking disaster."
Holy H Christ... WHAT have we done!? We stood idly by and let this drag and drop disaster happen.
Gee, I wonder why that is.