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Oh Hai HiDPI! Blasting Through the 96 dpi Barrier with Eclipse

Posted by Tony McCrary  on  Jul 10, 2015

Tony McCrary discusses HiDPI's impact on Eclipse software development, how to get the best performance on HiDPI devices, and what can be done to support HiDPI in the Eclipse platform and SWT.

Elm: Making the Web Functional

Posted by Evan Czaplicki  on  Nov 28, 2012 4

Evan Czaplicki introduces Elm, a functional reacting programming language meant to replace HTML/CSS/JavaScript, optimized for creating web GUIs, supporting complex user input and avoiding callbacks.

The Declarative, Componentized Web

Posted by Peter Beverloo  on  Sep 17, 2012

Peter Beverloo introduces the W3C Web Components model useful to design web widgets, and consisting of Templates, Decorators, Custom Elements, and the Shadow DOM.

Basking in the Limelight

Posted by Micah Martin  on  Mar 28, 2010 1

Micah Martin introduces Limelight, a JRuby GUI library that uses the theater metaphor for writing GUIs. The talk introduces basic concepts, how to style GUIs, and much more.

Developing JavaScript Desktop Applications

Posted by Jeff Haynie  on  Dec 22, 2009 2

Appcelerator's Titanium allows to build and deploy desktop applications which run seamlessly on Windows, OSX and Linux desktops using Javascript and HTML. Also: how Titanium compares with Adobe Air.

Failure: An Illustrated Guide

Posted by Avi Bryant  on  Dec 02, 2009

Avi Bryant explains the iterative process that led to the concept, implementation, and UI of Trendly ( ), using Smalltalk, Javascript, Ruby and Java in the process.

Introduction to Cappuccino

Posted by Francisco Tomalsky  on  Aug 07, 2009 2

Francisco Tomalsky introduces Objective-J, an Objective-C inspired language on top of Javascript, and the Cappuccino framework built with it, which were used to create

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