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IoT Minute Episode 66: Can the Web Save the Internet of Things?

Despite the great promise of IoT to improve business and society, many think it’s being held back due to complexity and the associated lack of required skills to make it a success. Is it possible that the antidote to this complexity and skill shortage problem lies in the existing open

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IoT Minute Episode 65: Interview with the Father of the Internet of Things

I’m thrilled to interview Drew Lapsley who connected manufacturing and pipeline control systems over the Internet in 1992 via an early version Tim Berners-Lee’s HTTP for his engineering graduate thesis. Thank you for watching this video. I hope you’ll keep up with the videos I post on the channel every

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ROBTIFFANY.COM Named in the Top 100 Websites for IoT Industry Professionals

Top IoT Website

Thrilled to see robtiffany.com included in this distinguished group of the world’s top Internet of Things companies, news sites and individual IoT influencers and luminaries like Rob van Kranenburg, Peggy Smedley, Stacey Higginbotham and Scott Amyx. Years of innovating in the IoT, M2M, cloud and mobile industries combined with sharing

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Mobile WebViews Close the Performance Gap with Native Apps

Chattanooga Skyline

New WebViews with the same performance as mobile browsers mean web skills are finally viable for building fast, cross-platform hybrid apps. Back in 2012, Mark Zuckerberg admitted Facebook’s mobile strategy relied too much on HTML5 rather than native apps. While it was a great way to target multiple platforms from

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Give Smartphone Users Mobile Web Apps or Else!

Jacksonville

Replace heavyweight, desktop focused, bandwidth eating, Web 1.0 sites with lightweight Mobile Web apps using responsive web design. Just like their native counterparts, many Web 1.0 apps were built with a particular screen resolution in mind where bigger was better on an endlessly scrolling screen. As time progressed throughout the

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Web 1.0 Server Round-Trips are Like Watching Paint Dry

Milwaukee

Replace wasteful, server round-trip Web 1.0 sites built with Cold Fusion, CGI, ASP, Servlets, Perl and Livewire with AJAX empowered web apps. The 90s web moved from online brochures to a technology that could be used for actual apps through the clever use of the HTTP verb called POST. A

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Get with the Program and Migrate those Web 1.0 Intranet Apps to HTML5

toronto

Migrate Web 1.0 Intranet apps built for Netscape + Internet Explorer 3 to HTML5, CSS3 & ECMAScript5 for modern browsers. The web really exploded in the commercial space during the second half of the 90s. Tim Berners-Lee’s HTML 3.2 specification received W3C recommendation in 1997. Netscape submitted its JavaScript language

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Reduce Business Risk by Migrating your Legacy Software to Modern, Secure Platforms and Programming Languages

St Louis

Businesses drag their feet when mobilizing line of business apps via legacy software migration thinking it’s cheaper to maintain a codebase than to rewrite. I get it. Migrating all those apps to mobile seems like eating the proverbial elephant. They cost a lot of money to build, the highly-skilled developers

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Improve Employee Productivity by Moving your Win32 and Web 1.0 Apps to Mobile

Pittsburgh

It’s time to migrate the millions of Win32 and Web 1.0 apps that currently run global business to mobile. Global businesses are run primarily by Windows applications built in the 90s. While apps were created for DOS, the Apple II, OS/2, Sun Workstations, Win16, NeXT, SGI and the Mac in

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Improve Productivity by Publishing Services to Mobile Employees via a Web Gateway

Salt Lake City

Rather than extending your entire network out to mobile devices via VPN, publish individual services through a web gateway or the cloud. Most remote employees gain access to Intranet resources through a virtual private network (VPN). Using 3rd party or built-in software, employees provide credentials and sometimes a smartcard to

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