Introducing Edge, a conference curated by FT Labs, hosted by Facebook London, with help from Google. Our first event, hoping to explore developers' biggest issues with current and future web technologies.
The growth in the number of people wanting to use the web on cellular connections has introduced developers to a new kind of network: one with high bandwidth, but very high latency and low reliability. We need to be smarter about the way we design the API that our rich client applications use to interact with the server.
Open Source Software Kosovo invited Andrew to speak at their annual conference, at the University of Pristina. The free conference provides an opportunity to people across the Balkans to get involved in open source, which we're very pleased to support.
At FT Labs, we are on a mission to fix app cache, for the good of mankind web developers. Over the last few weeks a couple of important meetings have taken place bringing together developers and browser vendors to try …
When I took my cycling proficiency test a long time ago, the instructor asked us the following question: When a driver sticks their arm straight out of their window, what are they signalling? There is an official answer to this …
The limitations of the new HTML5 applicationCache have been well documented and noble efforts are under way to improve the standard. But equally noble efforts got us here in the first place, and some changes are not helping. prefer-online is one example of how the applicationCache spec continues to be broken for developers.
The FT web app isn't an app, it's a website. Probably. In the world of HTML5, confusion over technological identity is an unnecessary distraction.
This post was originally made on the Assanka blog. Assanka was acquired by the Financial Times in January 2012, and became what is now FT Labs. Learn more. Following public reports based on recent Financial Times internal memos, we’re excited …