All posts by Simone Rescio

Spell updated with Cordova 3.5.1 security fix

It doesn’t happen really often to receive emails from Google, and usually when it happens it’s bad news (like spiders not crawling, terms&conditions updates a la Orwell etc), and also today they met my expectations with this message : This is a notification that your it.simonerescio.spell, is built on a version of Apache Cordova that contains security … Continue reading Spell updated with Cordova 3.5.1 security fix

Eight things to care about for a mobile site on Windows Phone 8

Developing for the mobile web so far has been like exploring a small happy island, with some hidden dangers of course due to the high fragmentation of Android, but since the Android and iOS systems got the leading of the mobile market, with their default browsers based of WebKit, we had a moment to breath. … Continue reading Eight things to care about for a mobile site on Windows Phone 8

Why WordPress mobile UX is Psyco approved

Anno domini 2014, pocket devices have reached the power level of common personal computers if not superior, but low cost airline companies use the atomic mass as unit of measure  to check the weight of the hand luggage, which means I have to make a choice: the clothes necessary to survive the cold of Sweden (yes, in August) … Continue reading Why WordPress mobile UX is Psyco approved

Self sending hundreds emails to check newsletter in Outlook? Word is faster

It’s hard to find information about HTML emails development workflow, for sure they are not a new trendy thing that attracts developers attention, instead they stopped at a technology standard that predates IE6. But newsletter emails are still nowadays the best direct marketing instrument to retain visitors, so it is valuable to know some hard facts … Continue reading Self sending hundreds emails to check newsletter in Outlook? Word is faster

The Next Challenge of the Web is Us

ForwardJS keynotes of Christian Heilmann (@codepo8addressing the growing complexity of frontend development technologies and how important it is that we keep the initial barrier low to make the web accessible to new developers and publishers as well. Many new IT users land directly on smartphone with they’re closed apps environments, how can we bring the web to these new users?

Windows XP Bookmarks ★

End of support has come for Windows XP, on 8th of April 2014 Microsoft officially discontinued critical security updates for the platform thus declaring its death, and now that it is gone…it has become vintage! It was the most loved (not much maybe) and hated (a lot) OS worldwide for 12 long years, so paying a memory tribute … Continue reading Windows XP Bookmarks ★

CSS table, basic structure for a typical mobile app layout

Many years were needed for developers to abandon tables as a mean to construct web pages layouts and switch to more semantically meaningful elements combined with CSS, but the bad side-effect of the awareness campaign for building flexible layouts with style sheets was the complete demonization of HTML tables and the CSS properties that allow to access … Continue reading CSS table, basic structure for a typical mobile app layout

Random latins generator to fast fill form

When developing a web form, either for texting, buying or payment tasks we almost always have to manage a confirmation page that comes after the successful submit of the form data. If the page we have to manage is being built from scratches we have the opportunity to work on the html/css structure in a … Continue reading Random latins generator to fast fill form