Controlled experiments on the web: Learnings from Microsoft, Amazon
Great tips for Responsive Web Design via @rupertbreheny
by Rupert Breheny
- All web pages should render legibly on mobile devices
- We write content once, and can view it on any device
- We never show a horizontal scrollbar, regardless of device or screen-size
Make sure to check out all the links in this presentation
Is your web page responsive/mobile friendly?
HTML5 is the future of web
PhoneCount - Impressive numbers
The stats they are using are not the latest ones (year 2008/2009) but just the numbers and the releationship between the numbers are impressive
“Developing Software for Multiple Mobile Devices” - Preso from M.Fowler
Great presentation from Martin Fowler about “Developing Software for Multiple Mobile Devices”
Covers concepts like
- Downsides of native, cross-platform and hybrid apps
- Product VS Channel
- Uncanny valley
- Native Veneer
Make sure to do a “View Source”
An interesting tool mobile web development on the iPhone, Android, iPod Touch, and other forward-thinking devices is jQTouch. http://www.jqtouch.com/
Experience report from Microsoft: A/B testing
ASP.NET Web API vs ASP.NET MVC “APIs”
Great article by Dave Ward
I would boil it down to “WebAPI” has 1 major advantage over “MVC APIs”
- Content negotiation
- Removal of XML support
- Tweaking of JSON Format
“Flexibility” is a clear advantage when you are building an API.
But should you use ASP.NET MVC to build an API anyway??
Microsoft estimates are no better than others: MVC adoption is huge!
Framework Usage Statistics: PHP wins over ASP.NET
The Google guys build some great ideas into Chrome
Do you know what a zettabyte is? And that we hit it by 2015?
Announcing the LightSwitch HTML Client
Can your website be too fast?