Peter WaynerContributing Editor, InfoWorld

Peter Wayner is contributing editor at InfoWorld and the author of more than 16 books on diverse topics, including open source software ("Free for All"), autonomous cars ("Future Ride"), privacy-enhanced computation ("Translucent Databases"), digital transactions ("Digital Cash"), and steganography ("Disappearing Cryptography"). His work regularly appears in InfoWorld, and he consults on software projects big and small.

Firefox 4 Beta 1: First Look

Firefox 4's new Chrome-like user interface shines, but but the real change is under the hood with its HTML 5 support.

HTML5 Will Revolutionize the Web

To see where this new standard may take us, we collected the opinions from a number of developers, programmers, and designers.

How HTML5 Will Change the Web

HTML5 will spawn richer, more sophisticated Websites while also easing development. Here are nine ways the impact of HTML5 will be felt

Android Apps for Developers and IT Pros

These handy tools help you make the most of the Linux at the root of your Google Android phone.


How Not to Get Accepted in Apple's iPhone App Store

Analysis: Apple's random rules for iPhone app approval are made for developers who like playing Russian roulette.


A Web-Based App Builder With a Microsoft Twist

Caspio Bridge, like a Microsoft Access on the Web, allows nonprogrammers to easily create online databases and the Web forms to fill them.