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Archives: 2011

Kindle Fire: First Impressions

November 15, 2011, 8:20 pm

I work with a bunch of iPhone geeks. After all, what we do is build games for the world’s most profitable smartphone. When I got an HP TouchPad (at a fire sale price) a while ago, folks were curious, if a bit dismissive. To say my iDevice-loving coworkers had a different reaction to the arrival of my Kindle Fire would be an understatement. Everyone wanted to hold and play with it. And not give it back.

Mobile WebKit Optimizations & Tools

August 11, 2011, 8:11 pm

Last night I presented at the Mt View JavaScript Meetup (along with Glan). The following are my slide notes along with links to relevant resources. Get on the bus, ’cuz we’re goin’ to school!

Yet Another Explanation of JavaScript Closures

April 26, 2011, 1:11 pm

The closure is perhaps the most important and least understood concept in JavaScript. There are many excellent explanations already on the intertubes. To these, I humbly add mine.

I made soup. It’s spicy, vegetarian, and tastes like bacon.

April 2, 2011, 11:23 pm

I made my first soup tonight. I’ve never blogged a recipe before, but I’m so pleased with the result I can’t help but share.

HTML5 Client-side Storage. That’s hot.

March 20, 2011, 8:03 pm

I presented at the East Bay HTML5 Meetup last week. Good times! The following are my slides and demos.