Tag Archives: browsers

We Can Do Anything But Keep Things In Perspective

I’ve been playing around with using 2D transformations to enable 3D effects, even (or especially) in browsers without support for the latter. There have been a few examples of this kind—putting text and images and even video on isometric cubes, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Transform Rewrite: Dancing Trees and Errant Pixels

Two months later, I’ve finally had some time to finish a rewrite of my “CSS3″ transform/transformed element GWT module. I’m pretty pleased with its new state and don’t anticipate the need for any more major changes in the near future. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On Web Workers, GWT, and a New Physics Demo

That original proof of concept gwtBox2d demo has slowly evolved along with the rest of the GWTns library. Though only a small portion of the original code remains, it has ended up being a pretty great stress test for new … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Web Worker Example: The Rationals

The Web Worker library I’m writing for GWT is getting to the point that it needs some examples. At least one of them needs to be simple enough that what is being done doesn’t distract from how it’s being done. You can see various examples … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

I love Firefox 3.6 loves Workers

This post is late (of course), but I wanted to put in a plug for Firefox 3.6. Tremendous, tremendous work has been done since 3.5 and it all shows. In many ways the drumbeat doesn’t even need to be codified … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This page best viewed with a quad-core CPU

[Update: this demo has evolved quite a bit and now has some actual interactivity and a few more options. See the updated version here.] I wanted to post the simple demo I mentioned in the last entry, compiled against the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

gwtBox2d, Worker Threads, and SpiderMonkey

I’m going to try and keep this update short so that I actually finish editing it and it can be published. I’ve also been inspired by David Humphrey’s recent posts about his work to expose <audio> data in Firefox (and his efforts … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rip Van Winkle

Just saw this slide about Javascript engine speed in the video of Google’s latest Campfire One. Apologies for the youtube screengrab. I left for the Family Islands of The Bahamas (and $.10/MB internet) in the summer of 2006. I came … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment