Backwards Compatible CSS3 with Modernizr
In a recent post, I talked about Learning Tree’s new HTML5 class and why you should be using HTML5 right now. I illustrated the post with an example of how you can get older browsers to display HTML5 elements in a reasonable manner, even if they don’t officially support them. The result was a workable […]
HTML5 Training Course At Learning Tree
I’m in Reston this week, attending our new HTML5 class. The author, Andrew Andrews III is also teaching it this week, and it’s a lot of fun. Andrew’s the Technical Editor on my jQuery course so I know him pretty well – and I’ve been looking forward to the class for a while. What is […]
jQuery 1.7 Has Been Released
The latest version of jQuery went live yesterday. The big news in this version is a significant change to the event model. The code you’ve learned in Learning Tree classes still works – but it is now legacy code. Your apps will run more quickly if you move to the new model. It’s also simpler […]
Silverlight or HTML 5?
I was teaching Learning Tree course 975: Windows® Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight Introduction a couple weeks ago and a student asked which was better, Silverlight or HTML 5. I program with both, so let me give you a few reasons why each is better than the other. Reasons why HTML 5 is better than […]