Cherny.com. A work in progress. Maybe ;-)
Several weeks ago, Google released the Google Chrome Web Store, and the industry at large collectively scratched it’s head trying to figure out what the implications of the store really were. People have been looking at what’s popular, what are actual “apps” versus bookmarks to web-based tools they can use in any browser and so on. Is this Google’s crushing blow, along with the Android Market and the coming Chrome OS, to Microsoft and Apple?
Small blurb on the Holiday Card that NavigationArts produced.
Brief discussion related to an article I published at NavigationArts, called CMS Application Development with Web Standards.
So it’s been 365 days since I last touched the blog here at cherny.com. That’s gotta be a new record, and one of course I’m not proud of. Suffice to say it’s not like nothing’s been going on.
A discussion around front end developers versus designers, engineers, and so forth. What’s your team structure like?
If you’re in the Washington, D.C. area on May 22nd, I’m giving a talk at the NavigationArts, LLC, offices on Web Standards. The title is “Adapting to Web Standards in the Enterprise”, loosely taken from the book that I helped write called Adapting to Web Standards.
So the IE 8 Beta 1 for developers has been out for a bit now and there's some interesting tidbits to be found by playing with it. Some of the biggest news was the switch to a standards-mode by default. You might start checking out your sites in IE 8 just to see what's going on, but I wouldn't put much time and effort into fixing much of anything as it is a developer beta, and there are liable to be a bunch of fixes coming later.
The IE 8 meta tag will help, but you have to do it just right to get it to work...
So I have many, many more thoughts and observations with the coming releases of IE8 and Firefox 3, but that’s another post and you’ll have to wait. I’ve been crazy busy but I just thought I’d point out something I found elsewhere (I hate doing that but this I actually thought was funny). Read on…