There. That's out of the way.
coding as craft. I am not a craftsman.
know enough to know whether my coding
s ugly or full of security holes. I
try to be as concise as possible and
to keep it tidy, logical, and
commented. That's about it.
What I really liked about dbucklin's
comments. There's a general animosity
elsewhere), but I think it's
misplaced. There's no reason to blame
a tool for what people do with it.
or 'bloated.' You can definitely
overload a site with it and it plays
a significant role in tracking and
advertising. But those results are the
not problems with the language
the unofficial Google News app (NewsG)
for webOS died and I decided that I
Yeah, I know. I'm on the wrong side of
that one too! ;)
BASIC and Turbo Pascal, so the whole
a lot of fun and I derived a great
Enyo, and neither is particularly well
that using those frameworks was going
to be difficult for me -- and that
learning them was going to take me
nto a dead end. I hoped to learn
other settings in the future. Outdated
mobile frameworks didn't really help
n that respect. In addition, I didn't
account. As a final consideration, I
to other platforms.
The solution to all of these problems
and -- with the help of w3schools and
a whole bunch of helpful people on
Exchange (not to mention an RSS feed
to cobble together a web app that
the option to open the links through
Google's mobilizer to speed up
entire site is written in html, css,
bloated. The proof is that it works
quickly on my old HP Pre3, which has
one of the worst browsers ever made.
As a result, I have to conclude that
(gargantuan amounts!) to weigh down a
There were real benefits to creating a
manner. The first was that it was
to install on different devices and
then format the site differently on
each device via browser detection and
css. The second is that I never have
to update the mobile apps. When
at least two of us!) don't have to
You can try out the site here:
browser or on webOS or BlackBerry OS7.
There are no stylesheets targeting
Android or iOS devices so it will
The mobile apps are here:
BlackBerry OS 7:
And I shared the webOS web app
template I created here:
 I am painfully aware that I just
made the standard anti-gun-control
kill browsing. People kill browsing.