Practical HTML5

The slides from my presentation on Practical use of HTML5 for the DotNed user group.   Practical html5 from Maurice Beijer     The source code can be found here.   There is an online demo version hosted on Azure websites here.   Enjoy!

Using SignalR for real time communication on the web

In a previous blog post I mentioned how exited I was about WebSockets and the future with real time duplex communication over the Internet. Unfortunately the current support for WebSockets, both on the client and on the server, is still somewhat limited making this a thing of the future. Does that mean we can do this yet? Not quite.   SignalR to the resque Even if a pure Web Socket solution isn’t possible yet there are perfectly good alternatives. And the one I really like is SignalR as it allows for the same kind of application today. Check out a … Continue reading Using SignalR for real time communication on the web

HTML5 WebSockets

One of the most exiting new things in HTML5 is the ability to start pushing data from the server to the client. Traditionally web applications have depended on clients requesting data from the server. And this is fine in most applications. However there are lots of cases when you might want to push events to the client as soon as they happen and not wait for a client to query for them. For example a stock broker application requires traders to know about stock price changes as soon as they happen, alerting the trader 5 minutes after the fact is … Continue reading HTML5 WebSockets

HTML5 Presentatie slides en demo

De PowerPoint slides en de demo code van mijn HTML5 presentatie van gisteravond zijn nu beschikbaar.   Voor de liefhebbers ook online via SlideShare. HTML5 Overview View more presentations from Maurice Beijer Met dank aan 4DotNet die de sponsor was van deze bijeenkomst.   Enjoy!   [f1] [f2]

HTML5, Google Chrome Frame and older browsers

Consider the following problem: You might be tempted to start working with HTML5 features in your web applications but you have to support older bowsers.   So for many HTML5 features there are polyfills available that will let you make older browsers like Internet Explorer 7 or 8 work with the newer API. See a possible list of HTML5 polyfills here. However a number of these is JavaScript based and while that works in older browsers their JavaScript engine is often quite slow as well making it hard to work with.   But how about just upgrading the complete browser? … Continue reading HTML5, Google Chrome Frame and older browsers

HTML5 in een vogelvlucht

De PowerPoint presentaties van mijn HTML 5 in een vogelvlucht sessie bij Achmea is hier te downloaden en de demo code hier. De presentatie is ook op SlideShare te vinden. HTML 5 in een vogelvlucht (Dutch) View more presentations from Maurice Beijer Enjoy! [f1] [f2]