Category Archives: Web 2.0

All posts that have something to do with the world wide web

ForzaDroid for mobile devices

It has been a while since I played Forza Motorsport 3 the last time. Today, I visited the Online Forums there and recognized that with the exception of ForzaTune for the iOS platform and ForzaDroid for Android, there are no other suspension calculators for all the other mobile devices. Some have asked to find out […]

The Google Chrome phenomenon

I have heard of Google Chrome for the first time on September 1st. A comic strip about Chrome was leaked on the Internet. At that time, there was no software download available. Rumors soon followed about the early availability of a beta version and a Google press conference the next day. This press conference actually […]

Wicket first contact

While working on an AJAX web application a couple of weeks ago, a co-worker asked me what I know about Wicket. Not much at that time. I knew it was some kind of component based web framework, but only in the sense like everybody knows that Porsche is a German car brand. During the recent […]

Why I upgraded to GWT 1.4.61

The previous version GWT 1.4.60 came out on August 27th, 2007. A couple of days later I had upgraded all my applications, the expression calculator demo too. None of the applications suffered from a strange bug except the demo. It appeared only when Microsoft’s Internet Explorer was used. A message box was displayed that told […]

A small GWT application

I had some time today, so I built a little AJAX application for this blog. It’s an expression calculator. The world really doesn’t need another one, but it was the easiest thing that includes ANTLR for building a lexer/parser/AST and the Google Web Toolkit for building the client. Why? Because it’s fun …