How to use the Geolocation API

Geolocation is a new standard that allow us to identify where a user is located by the use of scripts within the browser. This is particularly useful when we want to offer in our web app local information to the users. Some examples of it could be a web app that tells you where is […]

Internet Explorer and Web Standards

Many times I see people complaining about Internet Explorer 9 not rendering properly a “standard” web page, after digging into what the problem can be it normally resumes into two options: The web page is not using the document mode “IE9 standards”. The web page is using conditional comments making use of browser detection instead […]

Use Skydrive from Windows Explorer

For those who do not know SkyDrive yet, it is a free online storage that offers 25 GB and has been around since beginning of 2008, it’s interface has been completely rebuilt this week to make use of HTML5. SkyDrive provides other additional features like: – The possibility to create, view and edit Microsoft Word, […]

A day with Paul Cotton, co-chair at W3C HTML Work Group

This past Wednesday I had the pleasure to spend my day with Paul Cotton. Paul Cotton is the Group Manager of Microsoft’s Interoperability team that covers HTML and Cloud technologies. In addition he is currently co-chair of the W3C HTML Working Group that is standardizing HTML5, Microdata, Canvas 2D Context … During the day we […]