Friday 11 September 2015
Opera Mini 11/Android’s new compression mode – what devs need to know, some secrets of Snowdoo and a fun fact
Up Front Mini conference – 6 Oct, Manchester, only £35
Front-end Development Tooling and Frameworks Survey ( Interim results)
Mobile-friendly web pages using app banners Google: “After November 1, mobile web pages that show an app install interstitial that hides a significant amount of content on the transition from the search result page will no longer be considered mobile-friendly.”
European Advertiser Mobile Audit Report – “Over half of retail brands have a transactional mobile site, however just a quarter have a transactional mobile or tablet app.” (from the linked PDF)
The future of layout with CSS: Grid Layouts but remember that Adrian Roselli told you that Source Order Matters.
Announcing VP9 support coming to Microsoft Edge
20 Lessons from Making an API at NewsCorp
The “Psychological” Speed of Mobile Interfaces
Idealism and what successful open source looks like – lots of good stuff in this short essay/ talk by Jeffrey A. “jam” McGuire
Is the web platform getting too big? by Nicholas Zakis. Another post inspired by PPK’s “moratorium” suggestion, this one supporting the wish.
Porn app took secret photos of users then locked device & displayed a demand for $500. As Ed Everett said, “I guess this settles the app vs web debate then.” Talking of pr0n:
One lawyer’s crusade to defend extreme pornography – “Pornography is the canary in the coal mine of free speech”. You might disagree, but the piece is brilliantly written and worth it for the LOL at the end if the tiger-sex anecdote.
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