The Ontario Energy Board launched a new program that lowers electricity bills for low-income households by providing monthly rebates to eligible customers directly on their invoices. This involved integrations with the Ministry of Finance and over a hundred service utility providers across Ontario using various technologies and standards.
The task was to build a modern, scalable platform to deliver up-to-the-minute information to bus riders across several cities in the US. This covered everything from scheduling to fare collection and passenger information systems. Users can view and select transit routes, and track their buses in real-time using onboard GPS sensors.
Did you know there’s a shiny new <template> tag making it to a browser near you? It’s true! For years, web developers have been coming up with awkward and clever hacks to do client-side templating. With the new Web Component specs, the templates piece is now included natively!
Now that Internet Explorer 9 has cooled off the press, we can alas rejoice that all new PC’s and mobile devices are supporting HTML5! This brings a new era that aims to refactor the web in a whole new way. As you will see, HTML5 provides us code slimming techniques that make our HTML source code much more easier and functional.