Google SketchUp 3D Modelling made Easy

Google SketchUp is the finest (and most innovative) tool available for anyone designing anything from coffee pots to skyscrapers. You can create 3D modelling easily with it. Redecorate your living room. Design a new piece of furniture. Model your city for Google Earth. There’s no limit to what you can create with SketchUp. There are … Continue Reading

New Web Technologies Really Matter

Web development, is the craft of realizing a description of a website or app as a real, working thing. Front-end development is the part of this involving the browser. On the upside, you can get the rewarding feeling of making a Photoshop file into something living, that people can actually use instead of just look … Continue Reading

Twitter OAuth Application

OAuth can be a tricky concept to wrap your head around at first, but with the Twitter API now requiring its use, it is something you need to understand before creating a Twitter application. This tutorial: Creating a Twitter OAuth Application will introduce you to OAuth, and walk you through the process of creating a … Continue Reading

List of WebKit-based desktop browsers

Safari (Win and Mac) Chrome (Win and Mac) Flock (Mac) OmniWeb (Mac) iCab (Mac) Rockmelt (Mac; can’t download it) Arora (Win) Element (Win) Midori (Linux) Epiphany (Linux) Konqueror (Linux) Stainless (Mac) Sunrise (Mac) Shiira (Mac; doesn’t run on mine) Rekonq (Linux) Uzbl (don’t know which OS; Linux? No download link) Iron (Win; seems a real … Continue Reading

Resources for Building Large-Scale jQuery Applications

Today we are going to look at the end-to-end tools and options you have for Building Large-Scale Enterprise jQuery Applications. Addy Osmani has put together a toolkit for large-scale jQuery application development by identifying the options you have available at the moment for dependency management, MVC with jQuery, templating, testing, minification and more. Requirements: JQuery … Continue Reading

XML versus the Web again

At least in terms of cool Web stuff, JSON replaced XML long ago. But the story keeps trickling down. Semi-pivotal events appear to be recent moves by Twitter and Foursquare to remove XML support from their Web APIs, settling solely on JSON. In the wake, no less than XML crew member James Clark has taken … Continue Reading

U.S. Online Advertising Expected to Grow 14 Percent in 2010

Online ad spending is expected to grow nearly 14 percent this year in the U.S. to $25.8 billion, according to a revised forecast by eMarketer. Its last forecast in May projected about 11 percent growth to $25.1 billion. The market research firm also expects U.S. online advertising to keep growing at double-digit rates through 2014, … Continue Reading