Maqetta is a drag and drop UI design tool that runs in your browser

Drag-and-drop HTML5 authoring in your browser

Need to prototype an HTML5 app? Forget coding. Hand-eye coordination is just about all you need to prototype with Maqetta, a browser-based WYSIWYG tool for desktop and mobile applications. This first article in a three-part series introduces this free, open source project that runs in a browser and lets designers drag and drop a rich set of widgets to build live UI mockups. In Part 1, get to know Maqetta’s major functions and features while prototyping a realistic mobile application.

Maqetta means mockup, Part 1: Design an HTML5 mobile UI

Economist Thomas Piketty to speak at Harvard Law School March 6; discussion will be webcast live from 2-4 pm

Renowned economist Thomas Piketty, professor of Economics, EHESS and at the Paris School of Economics, will speak at Harvard Law School Friday, March 6, from 2-4 pm.

Piketty will debate his bestselling book Capital in the Twenty-First Centurywith several Harvard faculty, including: Sven Beckert Laird Bell Professor of American History, Harvard University;Christine Desan, Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; David Kennedy, Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; and Stephen Marglin, Walter S. Barker Chair in the Department of Economics, Harvard University.

The discussion will be live at on 3/6 at 2 PM ET.