CodeMirror, an in-browser code editor, has released version 3.0, adding support for right-to-left scripts, arbitrary fonts and line heights, and inline widgets.
Sencha has created Fastbook, an HTML5 application closely mocking Facebook’s native application and displaying similar performance both on iOS and Android in an attempt to demonstrate that “HTML5 is ready.”
Bootstrap Hero recently launched a list of over 200 resources for Twitter Bootstrap. The article catalogs a wide range of UI widgets and other resources showing just how comprehensive the ecosystem is becoming.
ComponentOne has released Studio Enterprise 2012 V3 with new controls for Windows 8, WinRT and existing control suites with support for localization RTF and Visual Studio 2012.
Telerik has announced the roadmap for ASP.NET AJAX Q1 2013 release which is slated to ship with support for Persistence Framework, iOS6 and SASS including two new controls and enhancements for the existing controls.
Jatinder Mann, an Internet Explorer PM at Microsoft, held the session 50 performance tricks to make your HTML5 apps and sites faster at BUILD 2012, providing many tips for creating faster web applications.
Atmosphere 1.0 is a new Java/Scala/Groovy framework that attempts to abstract asynchronous communication between the web browser and the application server. It transparently supports Web Sockets, HTML5 Server Side events and other application server specific solutions when available, with long polling as a fallback.
Sencha recently released Sencha Complete: Team, a full-featured enterprise software suite to help software developers create rich HTML5 apps for popular web browsers and operating systems. InfoQ reports on the community reaction.
As you may know already, InfoQ is testing a new service that we hope will provide you with up-to-date and bias-free community-based insight into trends and behaviors that affect enterprise software development. After a few weeks of being in production, we wanted to share with you, our community of users, an update on how this project is going.
Facebook has decided to go native for mobile content instead of doing HTML5 as it was the plan for a couple of years. This article contains technical details behind FB’s move, and reactions from Xamarin and Mozilla.
HTML5 Boilerplate (H5BP) provides a starting template for HTML5 and CSS development. It contains a set of best practices for front-end web development, including recommended web server settings. New in H5BP 4 are improved Apache compression configuration, HiDPI media query, MIT license, console.log protection and new image replacement (IR) technique.
Embarcadero Technologies launched a major overhaul of its development tools line that includes RAD Studio XE3, Delphi XE3 and C++Builder XE3. The company also launched HTML5 Builder for Mobile and Web app developers. InfoQ spoke with John Thomas, Director of Product Management at Embarcadero.
InfoQ's research initiative continues with a 4th question: "What are the Most Important and Mature Cross Platform Mobile Tools?". This is a new service we hope will provide you with up-to-date & bias-free community-based insight into trends & behaviors that affect enterprise software development. Unlike traditional vendor/analyst-based research, our research is based on answers provided by YOU.
Adobe Systems has recently released PhoneGap 2.0. PhoneGap provides the ability to build applications for iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone, Palm WebOS, Samsung Bada and Symbian. PhoneGap 2.0 includes support for Cordova WebView, which enables developers to wrap a web application as a native app by using the browser control available in all the mobile platforms.
OmniFaces is a utility library attempting to ease JSF development for Enterprise applications. It offers several solutions for common issues encountered in JSF, including validation for component groups, a renderkit for HTML5, full Ajax exception handling and more. It complements existing JSF implementations such as ICEFaces, PrimeFaces and RichFaces.