XTech 2006 Presentations
Brendan Eich, Mozilla
David Baron, Mozilla
A discussion of problems with existing standards and potential improvements in two areas: layout systems for user interfaces (rather than documents) and mechanisms for reordering content to allow the author to use good markup and appropriate layout.
Myk Melez, Mozilla
Microsummaries are regularly-updated compilations of the most important and timely information on web pages. This talk demonstrates how Firefox will incorporate microsummaries into its UI, starting with bookmark labels.
This presentation examines some of the strengths and weaknesses of the HTML 'canvas' and SVG for adding rich graphical capabilities to web applications. Future browser graphics capabilities, both 2D and 3D, are also discussed.
Benjamin Smedberg, Mozilla
This presentation demonstrates the convergence of rich-client and web application development and discuss application deployment using Mozilla XULRunner.