Required Reading: Yahoo Research on Mobile Cache Size

With more and more people embracing the idea of producing HTML5 mobile web apps, research like this is becoming vital. There are a lot of gotchas in this article, especially if you’ve been ignoring this space. You should read the whole article, but I just want to point out a pair of findings before I […]

My Bookshelf. Books on JavaScript, Python, Linux, WebOS, etc.

Here are the books that sit next to me at work. No, there are no HTML or CSS books. I haven’t felt the need to dive into those subjects, in depth, since 1999. Based on the foundation I got from studying specs and experimenting in 1998-2000, I can read the occasional A List Apart article, […]

I’m Finally Building a WebOs App

I’ve been really itching to get started on something with WebOS. In general I’m dying to do something complicated with JavaScript and the announcement of the Pixi and the Nokia rumors have kept WebOs on my mind, so this news really got my attention: Ben Galbraith and Dion Almaer to lead Developer Relations team at […]

The Palm webOS SDK is Now Open To All. Get Your Mojo On!

Announcing webOSdev I’m very pleased to announce that effective today we are wrapping up the webOS early access program. We are doing this because today we opened up the program to everyone and released our new public developer portal at This is the culmination of a lot of hard work by a lot of […]

The Wait For the Palm WebOS SDK

Although they doubled the number of people let into the club last week, the progress seems painfully slow- at least to me. Sitting on the outside, looking in, it seems like an eternity. Especially since I expected to be well under way at this point. I’m really surprised that they didn’t ramp it up much […]