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Flipboard and the "Mobile Web" Dream - Christian Heilmann

Ja jajaja ja ja. Genau das ist es, genau das geht andauernd und immer wieder schief meiner Erfahrung nach, egal, ob "DHTML", "web2.0" oder "socialmedia" oder nun eben "mobile web".

The mobile web is real – and it isn’t. It is a dream of people who don’t get the nature of the web trying to harvest its benefits. And right now, these people get all the VC money and get the tech press excited as they promise something new. The hype as it is now is not sustainable. It killed these people once in the dotcom boom and will

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Notes from the trench: Updating a TYPO3 4.5 installation to version 6.2

What is this about?
Currently I'm in the process of updating a fairly simple website from the now outdated "Long Time Version" 4.5 to it's successor, 6.2.
Since I consider myself as not-the-top-notch-but-not-so-dumb kind of TYPO3 maintainer, and I ran in some issues that surprised me (and I didn't find answers right away), maybe someone will find this useful. I try to document my plans, how it went and what errors on my or other sides occurred
1. Going local
Since the update is announced as non-trivial, I thought it best to create a local test version. I tar-ed the live ...

Regulex: JavaScript Regular Expression Visualizer

Ich finde Regular Expressions toll. Ich habe wahrscheinlich nur 0.002% wirklich verstanden, aber das bisschen reicht schon, um mir den eher Development-lastigen Teil meiner Arbeit manchmal zu erleichtern. Ich brauche zwar meistens länger, den passenden Ausdruck zusammenzubauen, und manchmal auch länger, als es gedauert hätte, den anstehenden Task einfach x-mal per Hand zu ändern, aber, hey, RegEx!

Gerade flog ein nettes Visualisierungstool durch meine Twitter-Timeline: Regulex

Vielleicht erhöht sich ja mein Verständnis-Level nun auf 0.003%… :-)

Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Net neutrality is critical for Europe's future

Sollte man vielleicht mal zuhören, wenn der Erfinder des www sich zur Netzneutralität äussert…

When I designed the Web, I deliberately built it as a neutral, creative and collaborative space, building on the openness the Internet offered. My vision was that anyone, anywhere in the world could share knowledge and ideas without needing to buy a license or ask permission from myself or any CEO, government department or committee. This openness unleashed a tidal wave of innovation, and it is still powering new breakthroughs in science, commerce, culture and much more besides.ec.europa.eu