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Sencha’s Cloud Service {Comments Off on Sencha’s Cloud Service}

by Luis F
The article is about a JavaScript framework provider, Sencha, releasing a beta mobile cloud service called Sencha.io.  It provides four different services, login, data, messages, and deployment.  Sencha.io allows developers to create “shared experiences” over a browser with a few lines of JavaScript code to store data, send and listen for messages, deploy apps, or login users via Facebook or Twitter.  The service is outlined from the article as: read more...

Bring Internet to Television World {2}

by Tuyen H

Recently, Televisions have been enhanced many new features base on the Internet standard. Television manufactories adopt web standards such as W3C and CSS to their products, so customers can customize their TV program likes a computer. This technology calls LINE Profiles. The profile includes a subset of XHTML, CSS, and ECMA Script that support more data applications for TV.  While XHTML support the TV background, CSS use to format the layout of the TV’s screen. ECMA Script includes the browser pseudo object functions such as communication using TCP/IP. In this article, the authors also list five requirements to link the TV program and LINE document received from the server:
1. Support a common control command to enable and disable datacasting (e.g. a datacasting button in the remote controller).
2. The Linear TV channel being transmitted must include a hyperlink descriptor in the SI (Service Information) tables.
3. When the datacasting button is pressed, the user agent requests the LIME document to the hyperlink address defined in 2.
4. The user agent receives the LIME content (document) which includes the ID of the Linear TV channel from the LIME content.
5. The screen is rendered with both the TV program and the enhanced datacasting content.
In conclusion, web base with XHTML, CSS, and ECMA Script is a lightweight solution for bring the Internet to TV program. read more...

HTML 5 a Plug in Free Video and Audio {Comments Off on HTML 5 a Plug in Free Video and Audio}

by Tuyen H

In the article “HTML 5  Starts Looking Real,” Cherny writes about how HTML 5 replaces plug in features such as Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight, and Sun Java FX. The first version on HTML was developed by Tim Barners Lee in 1991 based on hypertext linking of pages. Today, we are using XHTML and HTML version 5 which includes WHATWG and W3C. The HTML 5 includes many new tags such as nav, header, section, aside, and footer, and more.  Those new tags allow web developers to create their websites many new features. According to Cherny, HTML 5 allows web developers use follow features: read more...

Apps and HTML5 Wrestle For Mobile Supremacy {3}

by ChihWei H
HTML5 continues to receive support from big companies. Old technology powerhouse such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft are embracing the trend. Internet new comers, such are Twitter, Facebook, and Pandora are launching their product and services on smartphone and tablets from website based on HTML5. Many of these companies are already providing apps for smartphone and tablets, however, using HTML5 gives customer the same function and convenience of an app without the hassle of installing one.  Amaozn, for example, launched Kindle Cloud Reader with functions very similar to its app counterparts. HTML5 give companies the ability to bypass Apple’s 30% cut for app and content purchases. That being said, app and web application doesn’t have to be mutually exclusive. read more...