David S Simmons

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JavaScript is widely used in web-based applications and is increasing popular with developers. So-called " browser wars " in recent years have focused on JavaScript performance, specifically claiming comparative results based on benchmark suites such as SunSpider and V8. In this paper we evaluate the behavior of JavaScript web applications from commercial(More)
T he metabolic syndrome describes the clustering of risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease (1). New Zealand Polynesians of both Maori and Pacific descent have high rates of con-ponents for the metabolic syndrome: type 2 diabetes (2), obesity (2), hypertension (3), dyslipidemia (4), and coronary heart disease (5,6). There have been no previous(More)
1-4 " there is widespread agreement that knowledge about the health status of the Aboriginal population is inadequate ". 5 Some Indigenous health research has been of immense use in designing and evaluating interventions which have improved the health status of Indigenous people, especially at the local level. Because there are few Indigenous healthcare(More)
OBJECTIVE We sought to compare perceived barriers to diabetes care between people with diabetes and different health professional groups. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This was a cross-sectional, postal, open-questionnaire survey conducted in the Waikato district, New Zealand. A total of 3,890 individuals with diabetes participated, as well as 436 primary(More)
JavaScript is widely used in web-based applications and is increasing popular with developers. So-called browser wars in recent years have focused on Java-Script performance, specifically claiming comparative results based on benchmark suites such as Sun-Spider and V8. In this paper we evaluate the behavior of JavaScript web applications from commercial web(More)
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