Chrome, HTML5 and jQuery – welcome to the 21st century

HTML5 makes the world much better. At least in general. One of the nice features of HTML5 is the possibility to give input fields a type-attribute, which helps browsers determine what kind of input the field is supposed to accept. The Browser can then use this info to both validate input and suppress form submission … Continue reading Chrome, HTML5 and jQuery – welcome to the 21st century

Irony pt. 2

It's also more than ironic (but not really funny) if you have one of the most expensive computer mice, namely the Apple mighty mouse, feed it with Apple's really expensive rechargeable batteries, and it constantly looses its bluetooth connection to an also premium priced iMac for 30 seconds or so. but wait, that's not all: … Continue reading Irony pt. 2

Smalltalk Inspect 18: Smalltalking hardware

We've just released episode 18 of Smalltalk Inspect. It is once again an english-spoken episode and this time we interviewed Jecel Assumpcao Jr. about the SiliconSqueak Project. SiliconSqueak is a project aimed at building a mini-computer (think Raspberry Pi) that natively runs Smalltalk Bytecodes on multiple cores in parallel. I am not a hardware guy, … Continue reading Smalltalk Inspect 18: Smalltalking hardware