People sling around a lot of lingo when talking about the wider web, and even the term "wider web" is lingo!
So, I wrote a series of short posts defining words and phrases.
This post defines the wildest, widest term of them all:
The wider web is a near future web that responsively supports:
The links in the definition above have more information about each aspect of the wider web.
One somewhat subtle aspect of the name "wider web" is that we're opening our arms wider to welcome more people. People with different abilities. People with different attitudes (except fascism). People with different wants and needs.
Here's a handy infographic that I made with my very own eternal newbie hands:
If you're interested in making the wider web then you might be interested in this post about PotassiumES, a wider web app framework.
Develop wider web apps for three display modes (flat, portal, and immersive) using just your desktop browser.
As we watch growth companies flourish and then disappear when acquired or sold for parts it seems useful to have a name for companies that actively choose to make tools that are durable and anti-fragile.
Using Three.js to build a reusable border geometry for spatial UIs!
🌸 Updated potassium style system (KSS), now with margins!
🌸 The path to the vNext
🌸 A couple of new spatial controls
🌸 A brief intro to the existing samples
🌸 Building UI components that work in flat, portal, and immersive display modes