Connecting mobile HTML5 to hardware

Initially, this article was supposed to be “How to add an external flash to a Firefox OS phone” but my project did not work out. The idea was to add an external light to the camera of the Geeksphone Keon, as it doesn’t have any built in. Unfortunately, I couldn’t complete the project, here is why.

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Building Full Hacker News

I recently created Full Hacker News, a website that displays the full content of all Hacker News articles, in one single page. I created it because I needed a simple and easy way to read interesting content during my daily commute. I live in Paris, and there’s no Internet connection in the metro. With Full Hacker News, I can simply load the page before going under ground and read it while offline. I wanted something very simple and here are some design decisions I made in the process.

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