Pirates Love Daisies: HTML5 Lessons Learned

As announced on the Windows blog this morning, today Pirates Love Daises – a new HTML5 tower defense game – has been released! Grant Skinner, the leader of the team that built the game, reported his experience on his blog. He shared some interesting thought about the shift of paradigm for an experienced Flash developer…


The battle begins!

Coming on Friday Dec 17 10AM PST… http://www.pirateslovedaisies.com/


HTML5 Snow falling on my blog

Based on an interesting script of David Flanagan to generate a snow flake using recursive JavaScript and HTML5 <canvas>, I had some fun during the weekend and added some snow to my blog. David’s implementation is based on several canvas elements (one for each snow flake) added to the DOM tree and animated using CSS….


Is Chrome 4 the next IE 6?

“HTML5” is huge. Different specifications are at different status: First Public Working Draft, Working Draft, Candidate Recommendation, Proposed Recommendation, and lastly Recommendation. As we stated many times before, it’s important to make it right. Browser makers have a big responsibility with developers: it’s wrong to claim “standard support” for a specification that is still changing….