Adobe Launches New HTML5 Design Tool

Tech Europe reports that Adobe is launching a new HTML5 design tool called Edge. Adobe released a statement that that Edge will, “bring animation, similar to that created in Flash Professional, to websites using standards likes HTML, JavaScript and CSS.” No pricing has been announced, but the complete package of Flash Professional sells for around £500 or…

Anyone used Tumult Hype for HTML5?

Just discovered Tumult Hype. According to their website, you can create beautiful HTML5 web content with it. Interactive content and animations made with Tumult Hype apparently work on desktops, smartphones and iPads with no coding required. Has anyone used this application before? Would you kindly post feedback? Visit Tumult Hype.

Easily create HTML5 animations

HTML5 is is the fifth revision of the HTML standard and has amazing multimedia capabilities built into it unlike previous iterations. It is fast taking over the space once occupied by Flash. Animations, slideshows are possible with HTML5. HTML5Maker is a new app that allows you to do animations easily in HTML5. I see that the free…

Developers, when IE gives you problems, check the header!

  For maximum compliance with W3C standards, web designers should use either the XHTML Transitional DOCTYPE or the HTML5 DOCTYPE. In truth, you can use any DOCTYPE you want, but you may experience non-critical validation errors on occasion, especially with Internet Explorer (all versions). The DOCTYPE declaration for XHTML Transitional is: <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD…

Drupal or Joomla?

Drupal or Joomla? I hear this question asked all the time. Both are great content management systems, both have pros and cons. Drupal has the advantage of being able to function as a programmable framework while Joomla has its huge array of commercial and free extensions in its favour. However what will settle this argument,…

5 Important Tips for Writing Well

Convey just one idea in a sentence. You cannot make a complex argument in one sentence, so avoid the temptation. Use proper punctuation. The use of commas, in the right place, can help enormously. Abhor jargon. Avoid long words. Avoid the apostrophe - it is much abused in South Africa. Read what you have written,…

Top ten countries by Internet Speed

Some surprises here perhaps? South Korea 34.80 Mbps Latvia 25.46 Mbps Lithuania 25.05 Mbps Republic of Moldova 22.59 Mbps Sweden 21.74 Mbps Romania 21.44 Mbps Netherlands 21.35 Mbps Portugal 18.72 Mbps Japan 17.96 Mbps Bulgaria 17.50 Mbps Source: NetIndex

Can Usability be measured?

How does one measure Usability? In human-computer interaction, the clarity with which an end-user interacts with a computer application (typically a web site) denotes its usability. The end-user is usually a lay-person who is not associated with the development or administration of the application. Expert knowledge should, ideally, not be a pre-requisite for successfully using…