As found on the web (September 24th)

Shared Google praises Microsoft’s HTML 5 thoughts. Published HTML5 offline webapps vs Google Gears Localserver. Shared Getting all JavaScript into the Footer in WordPress? Not so fast, Buster!. Shared The Wire – David Sylvian "Manafon". Liked Florence and the Machine – My Boy builds Coffins (BBC Introducing). Shared 22 september – Zonder auto mobiel in … Read more

Facebook mobile websites face-off

With all the attention going to native Facebook-applications for the iPhone, Blackberry, Symbian and now also Android, one would forget that there is a mobile Facebook-website as well. Better yet, there is not one but two mobile website; and The difference? The iPhone-version (or ‘high-end’, as it works on my Android-devices as well) … Read more

As found on the web (September 5th)

Shared A Major Milestone: Opera 10 is Here. Shared Get Ready for HTML 5. Shared Are You Ready for the Pushbutton Web?. Shared First Hand Videos of Nokia N900. Shared Researcher cracks Mac in 10 seconds at PWN2OWN, wins $5k. Shared What Keeps Us Online Late at Night: Porn, Games, and Chat. Published Flashback: C64 … Read more

As found on the web (September 1st)

Published Google hates HTML5, pushes Gears? Shared user agent » Blog Archive » Why Android Will Win the Mobile App Wars Shared Wikipedia Will Use Colors to Add Layers of Trust to its Articles Shared Mobiel internet verdrievoudigt in België

WebTech news (august 2009)

I’ve started sending out a (maybe bi-)monthly “web technology news” mail at work, I’ll repost these here (excluding items/ remarks that are specific to my employee off course) hoping someone actually finds this useful. 1. The web wants to kill Internet Explorer 6, MS won’t msie6 (° 2001) is causing web developers headaches (it requires … Read more

As found on the web (July 23rd)

Liked 2 videos. Shared Mojo SDK available to all Published How to exclude blogposts from your feed I decided to start auto-posting weekly digests of my Lifestream-events to this blog, but wanted to prevent those items from p… Shared HTML5 and The Future of the Web Shared Stoppen. Shared Microsoft eases back on IE 8 … Read more

Firefox 3.5 and do Ogg/Theora

Google might be pushing back support for HTML5’s <audio> and <video>-tags in Chrome, but these certainly are one of the nicer features the upcoming version of Firefox will bring us. Version 3.5 (RC1 will probably be released the beginning of July) will indeed natively support ogg/vorbis, wav and ogg/theora. And this is important why? Well, … Read more

New: cross-document messaging

With new versions of our trusted browsers coming out, web developers who like living on the edge can start  using some of the new features that are becoming available. One such goody is cross-document messaging, which is part of the HTML5 draft spec. Cross-document messaging allows children of a window (think iframes, popups, …) to … Read more


My name is Frank Goossens, also “known” as futtta. I’m currently employed by a large multinational IT services company working from Brussels. I have been professionally involved in that internet-thing for over 20 years now, directly or indirectly  working for a number of large Belgian companies (e.g. Spector, KBC, Telenet and Mobistar/ Orange) on web-related … Read more