Tag: WebKit

Blink, WebKit, Google, Chrome, Mozilla, Servo; oh the Insanity! … right?

This week just got really interesting. It seems that just yesterday we were terrified of browser monoculture, but today we’re fearful of too much fragmentation.

Posted: April 04, 2013

Adapting your WebKit-optimized site for Internet Explorer 10

Adapting your WebKit-optimized site for Internet Explorer 10. It’s too bad that articles like these need to get written but hopefully the trend of using WebKit-specific vendor prefixes fizzles out quickly. Either way, it’s neat to get a detailed look at the ground IE10 has covered.

Posted: November 21, 2012

Stick your landings! position: sticky lands in WebKit

Stick your landings! position: sticky lands in WebKit – HTML5Rocks Updates. Sticky stuff has been prominent in Web design for quite some time. Unfortunately the implementation has always been flat out wacky. It’s a hack, we all know it, but we do it because our hands are were tied. As of very recently position:sticky has […]

Posted: September 04, 2012

Little Details: Subpixel vs Greyscale Antialiasing

Little Details: Subpixel vs Greyscale Antialiasing « Cantina. I remember vividly the first time I ran through The Browser Gauntlet after getting my first Mac. I was astounded by the difference in type rendering on my test Windows machine and wished everyone was able to see better rendered type. Browsers have progressed even further and […]

Posted: May 25, 2012

Yahoo! Axis

Yahoo! Axis – A new way to search and browse. You’ve likely by now heard about another new browser on the market, Yahoo! Axis. The mob has responded as has become de facto with Yahoo! and who can blame them, really. I’m not exactly sure what the end goal here is. Intention and marketing aside, […]

Posted: May 24, 2012

The iPhone monoculture

The iPhone monoculture – QuirksBlog. I’m still gathering my thoughts on this prefix situation as I hadn’t realized the powder keg this turned out to be. I do see a lack of testing on various mobile devices and browsers, I’m doing it myself. A big reason for that, though, is that clients are specifically asking […]

Posted: February 21, 2012

WebKit in Your Living Room

HTML5 Dev Conf: Webkit in Your Living Room – Netflix – YouTube. This is a fantastic look at the detail you need to mind when writing modern CSS. I can near guarantee that Netflix delivers WebKit-based UI to a wider variety of platforms than we do, each requiring considerations we normally don’t have to worry […]

Posted: January 30, 2012

maccman/macgap – GitHub

maccman/macgap – GitHub. This is an interesting project to keep an eye on if you’re looking to focus on a pseudo-native implementation of your Web app on OS X. If you’ve heard of Titanium before, MacGap should sound partially familiar. In contrast to Titanium, which has seemingly expanded quite a bit since I last checked […]

Posted: January 10, 2012

Adiós Flash, Hola Edge

ADC Presents – Preview of the “Edge Prototype” tool for HTML5 | Adobe TV. Edge is touted as “A tool for doing HTML5 animations” but personally I’m guessing this is how Adobe plans to handle the whole “Flash” situation as time goes on. A number of things struck me as I watched the video: Layer […]

Posted: October 26, 2010

BlackBerry OS 6.0 and… WebKit?!

BlackBerry OS 6.0 screenshots, details! « Boy Genius Report. I somehow missed the cruise liner that is BlackBerry buying a mobile WebKit company and things are finially coming together. Truth be told I’m not the least excited about BlackBerry OS 6.0 in general, but if it is true to fact based on WebKit, the mobile […]

Posted: May 10, 2010