Infrequently Noted

Alex Russell on browsers, standards, and the process of progress.

ajaxWrong

It's about the apps. Duh. But when the web is the platform, "cross platform" means "cross browser". ajaxWrite misses the point. By a country mile.

Fast DOM Queries in Today's Browsers

Those loveable finks

Conference Wrap Up

Comet Talk at ETech

ETech Ajax Tutorial Slides

Comet: Low Latency Data for the Browser

Back when I did security for a living, one of the hard problems that I was introduced to was that of taxonomy for describing difficult technical issues. Common language allows us to quickly talk about things and in the best case can improve accuracy in discussions. Obviously that's just best case. We need a common description for low-latency data transfer. I propose "Comet".

So awesome.

Back from FOSDEM...into the frying pan!