Simplicity and simplification
- Towards a specification for a new HTML <picture> element to solve the adaptive images problem.
- Adaptive Images by Matthew Wilcox: “This is a run-through of a talk I originally gave at Standards Next a few weeks ago. It’s not as smooth as that talk as I’m a few weeks out of practice and pretty tired right now; but hopefully it’s useful to you (it’s also 10min longer than the real talk was, sorry!).”
- Step away from the localStorage. Flame-haired FOSS pinup guy, Stuart Langridge, asks “Is being easy to use suddenly a bad thing?”
- Stop solving problems you don’t yet have. Rachel Andrew writes, “Make sure every bit of code added to a project is there for a reason, not just because it is part of some boilerplate”
- Love hotels and Unicode: a quick – and fun! – presentation about Unicode
- HTML5 Doctor: Using Modernizr to detect HTML5 features and provide fallbacks by Tom Leadbetter.
-o- prefixes to your CSS keyframe animations, as we at Opera have released a build containing prefixed support (and also HTML5 Drag and Drop and other goodies) so it’ll be in the wild soon.
Note too that CSS Gradients is soon going to be standardised and so will drop prefixes. This doesn’t mean you should take out your prefixed rules, but rather add non-prefixed rules eg
If you’re the owner of one of those very useful gradient generators that I use all the time, could you please add non-prefixed rules to the output, and retire any creaky old pre-standardised webkit-only output?
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