Content promotion isn’t rocket science, it does however, when done right, take almost as much time as the content creation process itself.
URL: http://onswipe.com/ I’ve spoken before on my thoughts about native apps verses web apps. Serial entrepreneur Jason Baptiste shares this vision with his recently launched application ‘OnSwipe‘, using the best in web technologies to create a fluid, better designed, more intuitive experience on tablet devices – without the fuss, and without the associated cost of native applications. The [...]
For me, one of the most exciting technologies to come out of the HTML 5 spec is WebSockets. A new way to “listen” for incoming messages and events occurring from the server side and pushing out the information to web browsers in realtime. Traditionally, developers have to regularly poll for information – which puts both stress on the client browser, and can be out of sync with the remote server. WebSockets aim to change all of that.
Health is one of those things that if you lose it, it’s difficult to get back. With more and more of us spending increasing amounts of time in from of the screen, to the detriment of our health, I decided to explore some of the applications out there that can actually improve our health for the better.
Canvas is a fun application centred around one thing – image curation. Whilst we’ve seen plenty of websites and blogs focusing on this before (see Droplar or FFFound) – or ( EmberApp) but sometimes the curation process just needs a little extra sparkle.
Last year the UK government released numerous datasets to the public, an example being the Ordnance Survey’s OS OpenData. However, to date the public has not had access to this data in a useful and accessible manner. FIND’s Personalise Your Map website is an exciting development that allows the members of the public to make use of UK government data for their own needs.
TrendSpottr is a real time search and curation tool, which attempts to bring together the buzz and activity across a number of channels in one place, via custom software which algorithmically determines relevance, categorisation and usefulness for particular searches.
There are loads of times when you may need to share a large piece of text content online via a link, but don’t want to have to setup a blog or publishing platform to do it. Whether you are a coder needing to share your stacktrace or a tortured artist needing some poetic release on Twitter, Pen.io steps into the breach with a does-what-it-says-on-the-tin approach to web publishing.