It’s been a while since I last shared some good reading, but hey, it’s 2012 now, so I thought I’d share my first batch this year!
Tip: remember, you can always find all my reading suggestions in the Robert’s read category
Robert’s Read for January 31st 2012
Using the Fullscreen API in web browsers
Finally bringing the possibility of Fullscreen experiences to end users natively in web browsers.
Financial Times Experience with Web Apps
Interview with Financial Times about their move from a native iOS app to a Web App. Interesting read, and I agree about APIs.
The top 20 HTML5 games
Lies, Damned Lies, and Ebooks
Ebooks: …taking the web, watering it down to what we had 5-10 years ago, presenting it as “the next big thing”
Pirate Bay Press Release On SOPA
Basically stating that Pirate Bay & Hollywood are the same, for interesting reasons
CSS Performance Profiling
Really interesting CSS performance profiling to see which approaches are the most resource intensive.
The developer book club interview with Robert Nyman
Listen to my interview, talking about books that shaped me, the future, learning & philosophy.
Everything for free, always: how Facebook ads show us the sad state of the Internet
Interesting read about Facebook, advertisement and the option of services costing money instead.
Shockingly Unshocking: Two Congressional Staffers Who Helped Write SOPA/PIPA Become Entertainment Industry Lobbyists
Two high level Congressional staffers who have been instrumental in creating or moving forward both PROTECT IP (PIPA) and SOPA have left their jobs on Capitol Hill and taken jobs with two of the biggest entertainment industry lobbyists, who are working very hard to convince Congress to pass the legislation they just helped write.
Firefox highlights, facts, figures and pictures in 2011
Lots of improvements and interesting figures about Firefox in 2011
Firefox extension to bypass SOPA DNS blocking