Introducing “Gestures”, a proof-of-concept for front-end gesture recognition on iOS and Android devices. There is nothing particularly revolutionary going on here, I simply re-tooled the $1 Unistroke Recognizer to accept mobile safari and android touch screen device input. I was surprised to notice no-one had yet implemented web based touch and gesture recognition (for mobiles) to this...
Hindsight is 2010
So a few people have posted 2010 wrap-ups, and jumping on a bandwagon is not entirely unheard of for me. Just what did 2010 bring for me and this humble little blog? 2010 was the year I started my tumblr account, in mid-March to be precise. With the disclaimer that my views were nothing particularly insightful, I wrote about everything and nothing. A wise person once said that if you write...
My Apple Store Experience
I just got back from my Genius Bar appointment at the Chadstone Apple Store and boy am I stoked. My iPhone 3GS dock connection has been playing up for a fair while, and I was getting tired of not being able to fully utilise my phone. I went to the store with reservations; StreetWise told me they no longer repair iPhones and warned that Apple themselves don’t do repairs, only $200+...
Aristo 1.0 Milestone Release
Great news! The Aristo theme for jQuery UI has hit a cleaner and more concise version 1.0 release! I was able to close some issues that were raised on the GitHub repo and do a few little house-keeping things I’ve been putting off. A list of changes made in this release include: Converted the theme to use CSS3 gradients and effects where possible, greatly reducing the number of images used....