Monthly Archives: March 2013

Patents: Microsoft and Google Announcements

In the news yesterday both Microsoft and Google made announcements related to their patent portfolios. Google publicly pledged not to sue any developer of user of open source software provided they are not first attacked. Microsoft published an Excel spreadsheet … Continue reading

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Cowboy Tombstone :)

My father-in-law forwarded this to me in e-mail. Made me laugh so I thought I would share. Happy Friday. The sun is shining in Puget Sound! A COWBOY TOMBSTONE Here are the Five Rules for Men to Follow for a … Continue reading

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Part-2: Encapsule Schema Window Manager (Knockout.js Goodness)

You can demo a snapshot of the build pictured in the screenshot here: http://www.chrisrussell.net/html5/schema-5/schema.html // Please visit the Encapsule Project Blog for more details about what this app is going to do. I’ve still got an off-by-one pixel alignment issue getting the … Continue reading

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Building A Super Cool Window Manager w/Knockout.js for the Schema App

I’ve been busy working on a “window manager” for the Encapsule Project Schema application based on the Knockout.js Model-View/View-Model (MVVM) Javascript library. Firstly, I’ve had some good things to say about Knockout.js based on my first set of experiments and continue to … Continue reading

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Transparent Browser?

Is there a way to configure the web browser so that it renders w/no chrome whatsoever, and complete transparent (i.e. document style=”opacity: 0.00001″)? Really this is what we need from the browser to allow HTML 5 to realize its full … Continue reading

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Link: PartSim Browser-Based Circuit Design/Simulation

I’ve been looking what others have done in the browser-based design tool space related to my work on the Schema application. PartSim allows you design circuits and simulate them in the browser using SPICE. And, it’s free.

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Project Link: Codebender.cc

This is cool: Codebender.cc These guys have put together a very cool open source, browser-based development platform for building embedded projects on Arduino single-board computers. This looks exceptionally useful and fairly simple to understand. Nice work Codebender.cc! I signed up for … Continue reading

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