Tiffany B. Brown

Posts tagged: mozilla

On the promise of HTML5
The most important aspect of HTML5 isn’t the new stuff like video and canvas (which Safari and Firefox have both been shipping for years) it’s actually the honest-to-god promise of interoperability. Even stodgy old Microsoft, who has been doing their best to hold back the web for nearly a decade, understands this and you’ll see […] [12 Jul 2010]
On Apple’s iPad, HTML5, and the future of Flash
So Apple announced the iPad, and it won’t support Flash. That shouldn’t be a surprise. Neither the iPhone nor iPod Touch support Flash. Indeed most mobile platforms don’t (yet) support Flash. Even the smartest of smart phones have limited processing power and storage space compared to laptops and desktops. According to Steve Jobs, Apple doesn’t […] [4 Feb 2010]
On bringing clarity to privacy policies
If Privacy Icons become widely adopted (and I think Mozilla is in a unique position to help make that happen) then the correlation of good companies using the icons and bad companies not using the icons becomes rather strong. If a privacy policy doesn’t include any icons it’s synonymous with that policy making no guarantees […] [13 Jan 2010]
The Pencil Project, Prism and the browser as platform
The Pencil Project extension brings the power of prototyping and simple GUI development to Firefox 3. It takes advantage of Firefox’s Gecko rendering engine for an easy-to-use application for making layouts. You can import bitmap images, add rich text or plain text, and when you’re done, export your drawing as a PNG file. One downside: […] [24 Jul 2008]
Mozilla is readying for the mobile web
Sure the iPhone has its spiffy little web browser / SDK (Safari), but that mean bupkiss for the rest of us. What can we do? That’s where Mozilla comes in. Via Ajaxian: Mike Schroepfer’s post Mozilla and Mobile. According to Schroepfer: Mozilla will add mobile devices to the first class/tier-1 platform set for Mozilla2. This […] [10 Oct 2007]