By randfish on August 8, 2010
By adamwulf on July 19, 2010
By Jesper on July 12, 2010
So, Google released App Inventor, and my first instinct is that I hate the apps it will create with every fiber of my being. People will start putting together components in ways that they don’t understand, and the tool is either too powerful to use simply or too simple to be powerful. The apps will not be designed to handle failure, the apps will not have those cute features that turn out indispensable and I’ll be damned if they’re going to feel intuitive to use.
By Maile Ohye on May 27, 2010
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Another useful extension is the Resolution Test that changes the size of the browser window, so web developers can preview websites in different screen resolutions. It also includes a list of commonly used resolutions, as well as a custom option to input your own resolution.
With the Web Developer extension, you can access additional developer tools such as validation options, page resizing and a CSS elements viewer; all from an additional button in the toolbar.
Another extension you should check out is the Chrome Editor that allows you to easily code within your browser, so you don’t have to flip between your browser and code editor. You can also save a code reference locally to your computer for later use.
Written by Koh Kim, Google Chrome Team
By adamwulf on April 30, 2010
By chris on April 25, 2010
When having the “open vs closed” debate regarding a technology platform, a number of distinctions need to be made. First, what exactly is meant by “open.” Here’s a great chart from a paper by Harvard professor Tom Eisenmann (et al).: