Jan 152009
 

Adrian Bateman of the IE8 team has posted a video showing how to use IE8’s new XDomanRequest object to request data from a URL that is not in the current HTML page’s domain. He also shows how to make an (almost) equivalent cross-domain call in a beta build of Firefox 3.1. This makes use of […]

Dec 182008
 

About two days ago, my Google homepage suddenly became hostile toward me.  By hostile, I mean my IE7 browser is suddenly reporting a bunch of JavaScript errors and faults when loading the Google homepage that it wasn’t reporting before.  Whenever I visit my Google homepage now, I have to wade through 5 or 6 JavaScript error […]

PicLens 1.6.1 IE on CNET

 Posted by at 1:12 pm  Web, Work
Feb 212008
 

PicLens 1.6.1 for Internet Explorer is now available for download from CNET’s download.com.  This should help relieve some of the server load on the PicLens.com mother ship, much like having the Firefox xpi’s downloadable from Mozilla.com.  Note that if you do a search for PicLens on CNET, you’ll get two items in the search results:  […]

Wired on PicLens

 Posted by at 12:40 am  Web, Work
Feb 142008
 

Scott Gilbertson over at Wired picked up on the ReadWriteWeb article on PicLens and did a write up of his own for Wired’s MonkeyBites blog.  (Or is it Wired’s Compiler blog?  The title says one thing, but the URL disagrees) Scott writes: Piclens is a fun and addictive way to browse Flickr and other image sites. […]

PicLens 1.6.1 Adds Search

 Posted by at 1:43 pm  Web, Work
Jan 292008
 
PicLens 1.6.1 Adds Search

We’ve just pushed out a PicLens 1.6 update that adds web search to the immersive 3D PicLens media experience.  This release runs in Firefox Mac and Firefox Windows. While zooming around in images on the 3D wall, hit Tab to select the Search box in the top right corner of the screen (or mouse click on […]

PicLens 1.6 Released!

 Posted by at 1:02 am  Work
Jan 152008
 
PicLens 1.6 Released!

After many weeks and months of frenzied labor by the CoolIris crew, I’m pleased to announce the release of PicLens 1.6 Beta for Firefox Mac and Firefox Windows! The headline feature for the 1.6 release is “The Wall” – a 3D scrolling infinite wall of images for viewing your favorite photo sites and image search results.  […]

Nov 172007
 

The latest PicLens .xpi for Firefox is now downloadable from Mozilla. The flood of downloads (thanks to Firefox’s automatic updates for plugins) has already begun. I’m sure this will provide hours of entertainment for our server guys. To say they’re huddled around the file server console at this very moment watching the download rates and […]

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PicLens 1.5.15 Update

 Posted by at 11:56 am  Work
Nov 062007
 

We posted an update to the PicLens plugin for Firefox and Safari browsers last night, version 1.5.15. The Firefox update fixes a handful of niggling buglets but otherwise no visible changes. The Safari update gets PicLens working with Safari in the new Leopard release of OSX. The technique for loading a plugin into the Safari […]

Oct 162007
 
PicLens Plugin Makes the Firefox Recommended List

The CoolIris PicLens plugin for Firefox has made it to the official Firefox browser recommended plugins list! Woohoo! PicLens is a browser plugin that delivers an immersive full-screen experience for viewing photos on the Web. It’s currently available in beta for Firefox 2.0 on Windows and for Safari on Mac OSX. Support for more browser […]

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