Posts tagged "inputdev"

Devices in HTML5

Posted at by Ross Light

Upon doing some research today, I found a new element that’s worked its way into the HTML5 spec: the <device> tag. What this will allow web developers to do is have a standard way of using a device on the user’s computer (like a webcam or microphone).

What could this mean? The obvious one is video-chat capabilities without Flash, but I’m seeing this as a huge bridge between the desktop world and the web world. Just imagine: Flickr could upload pictures directly from your camera without any extra software, or browser games could use your joysticks natively. If this specification goes through, we could be looking at a dramatically different web.

Xbox 360 Controllers on the Mac

Posted at by Ross Light

Hello everyone!

It is with great enthusiasm that I present a new set of Xbox 360 Controller drivers for the Mac! Play all of your favorite games with your stylish Xbox 360 Controller! Go ahead and download it!

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After spending the entire day on it, it’s amazing how joyful it is to get a program to accept keyboard input.