Are Virtual Worlds at Disillusionment Point?

Are Virtual Worlds at Disillusionment Point?

Nov 16

Gartner Research has announced their hype cycle curve for August 2010. This diagram is widely used by researchers who follows the trends and evaluate company investments and includes the evaluation of maturity of 1800 different emerging technologies. At the bottom of the hype cycle, we have seen the virtual worlds. You can look at chart from here.They set the mainstream for virtual worlds from 5 years to 10 years time. Is this the indicator of reality?

First Mobile HTML 5 Framework, Sencha Touch

First Mobile HTML 5 Framework, Sencha Touch

Nov 15

Web based developers, especially front-end developers are exciting with the announcement of HTML 5 improvements. Communities evaluates the future of Flash and Silverlight technologies. It was so obvious to anticipate all these improvements in HTML, because it has been years since HTML 4 and behaviors of online people, request and communication types have changed so much. Video streaming, interactive pages, unwritten new design rules come with web 2.0 and much more of these changing units have changed HTML 5 improvement into an obligation. Some companies has recently started to announce their HTML 5 supported front-end frameworks.

What was in Bilisim Zirvesi 2010?

What was in Bilisim Zirvesi 2010?

Nov 04

After a long while, I have found some time to write my opinions about Bilisim Zirvesi 2010 event. The main theme of the event was ‘Game Starts Again’. I think that sentence is the summary of the main theme, ‘The rules had changed, ‘GAME STARTS AGAIN’ for the second 10th years part of 21st Century’. The second day of the event was nearly a waste of time for me, but with an exception. I really enjoyed listening to Levent Erden’ s speech about new media on second day. Actually he is against using the term ‘new’ while talking about new media and I definitely agree with his words… But what about the first day?Thinking smile

LaTeX Turkish Character Problems and Solutions

LaTeX Turkish Character Problems and Solutions

Nov 04

All LaTeX users who want to write documents in Turkish or use Turkish characters in somewhere at their documents have similar problems. So, I decided to write some solutions to these problems.