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Wrap Tags Extension for Edge Code

March 11, 2013 | By

Last week there was a question on the Edge Code forum about the Wrap Tags feature in Dreamweaver and if there was a way to do it in Edge Code. The short answer is no, but I added a card … Continue reading

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Learn PhoneGap From Lynda.com

February 26, 2013 | By

While things have been kind of insane as I start my new job I was lucky enough to be able to travel down to Carpenteria, CA and do a Lynda.com recording on Up and Running with PhoneGap. The title is … Continue reading

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I’m the Edge Code Product Manager

January 31, 2013 | By

Update: In case there was any question, Adam is still PMing Brackets and he and I will be working together. So shenanigans will follow. The past couple of months have been kind of a whirlwind of awesome, random things, and … Continue reading

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Bookboard – A Model for the Future of the Web

December 4, 2012 | By

One of the missions of PhoneGap has always been to bring about its own demise. The PhoneGap team wants the web to have all the functionality that we currently enjoy on devices so that there isn’t a need for PhoneGap … Continue reading

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Web versus Native Economics and User Adoption

December 3, 2012 | By

Vibhu Norby has a detailed post on why his startup is pivoting from mobile first to web first. And ultimately it comes down to economics. This has been one of the big problems with the web versus native. In general, … Continue reading

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Slides on New CSS Features

November 29, 2012 | By

I spoke with Ray Camden at the Grand Rapids Web Developer/Designer Meetup this week on some of the new CSS features that Adobe has been working on. The event went well, Ray did an awesome job and hopefully I didn’t … Continue reading

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Using Ratchet with PhoneGap

November 7, 2012 | By

When I saw the Ratchet project I was stoked. While the initial site talked about being able to prototype iPhone applications with HTML/JS/CSS it was pretty apparent that this could be something even bigger than that. And sure enough, on … Continue reading

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Dealing with “fatal: https://github.com/adobe/Source-Code-Pro.git/info/refs not found:”

October 10, 2012 | By

We recently changed the name of the Source Code Pro repository to follow the typical naming conventions of Github. Because of that you may get the following error when you try to update the code from git: fatal: https://github.com/adobe/Source-Code-Pro.git/info/refs not … Continue reading

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Speaking at Seattle Google Developer Group’s Devfest

September 27, 2012 | By

There has been a lot going on and I’ll cover it over the next few weeks. But this weekend, on Saturday at 11:00, I’m going to be speaking on PhoneGap for the Seattle Google Developer Group’s Devfest. The whole conference … Continue reading

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The Mobile Web is Always the Right Answer

September 14, 2012 | By

It’s been interesting to continue to watch the fallout of Facebook’s native announcement because so many smart people are discussing the web versus native dynamic. What I find both fascinating and odd (yet unsurprising) is that “HTML5″ continues to have … Continue reading

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Don’t Settle for a Mediocre HTML5 App Experience

September 11, 2012 | By

Since Facebook announced their decision to ditch their HTML-centric app experience for a native one, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about what that means for the HTML5 versus native debate. Unfortunately we’re at a point in the circle … Continue reading

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Always Starting Chrome with Brackets Live Preview Support

August 24, 2012 | By

I believe there is a special place in application hell for applications that make me restart my browser. Allow some hyperbole here, but I always felt like that was on par with someone coming into my house while I’m working … Continue reading

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Join Us on the Create the Web Tour

August 21, 2012 | By

Today we announced the Create the Web tour, a series of events that we will be doing around the world to talk about all the things Adobe has been doing with the web including new tools, new features in CSS, … Continue reading

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Even for Companies: Github is your Resume

August 20, 2012 | By

I caught a post by James Governor that resonated because I think Adobe is doing it right. The premise of the post is that your code is all you need for PR. Sometimes that’s releasing code, but more importantly, when … Continue reading

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Speaking on PhoneGap 2.0 in Phoenix on Sept 18th

August 20, 2012 | By

If you’re in Phoenix and looking to get up to speed on PhoneGap 2.0, I’m going to be giving a presentation on exactly that on September 18th at AZCFUG. I’ll be talking about what’s new in PhoneGap 2.0 (and a … Continue reading

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Building and Using the New Brackets Shell on Mac

August 16, 2012 | By

I’ve been using a Mac Book Pro Retina display for everything now and if an app isn’t made for the retina, it’s really obvious. One of the biggest things I was bummed about was Brackets. Luckily Terry Ryan reminded me … Continue reading

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PhoneGap 2.0 Released

July 20, 2012 | By

PhoneGap (and Cordova) got their 2.0 release today at PhoneGap Day here in Portland. The project has been moving at an insane pace so 2.0 is a good chance to take a look at everything that’s been added over the … Continue reading

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PhoneGap 2.0.0rc1 – With Command Line Goodness

July 18, 2012 | By

The PhoneGap team announced that PhoneGap (and Cordova) have reached release candidate one for 2.0.0. They’ll be doing the official 2.0.0 release in Portland at PhoneGap Day (go get the last few tickets if you haven’t already!) but you can … Continue reading

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Code Hinting in Brackets (And the Design Process)

July 16, 2012 | By

I’m back from sabbatical and feeling antsy to get back to work so it was kick ass to see that the latest code checkins to Brackets have added a basic implementation of code hinting. This was always part of the … Continue reading

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Using requestAnimationFrame to Optimize Dragging Events

May 25, 2012 | By

requestAnimationFrame is an API that was originally created by Mozilla but has found its way into Chrome and I think it has huge, huge implications for user interface. A lot of the examples I’ve seen have talked about how you … Continue reading

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MAX Moving to Spring 2013

May 14, 2012 | By

As Kevin posted this morning, MAX is going to be moving to Spring and the next MAX will take place on May 4-8th instead of in October. It’s a big change, but one that I’m excited about. Doing it in … Continue reading

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