Here’s your reading list for the next 2 weeks – I’m off to Google i/o where I’ll be speaking at the “Web Platform Fireside Chat” 3pm (to 3.40pm) on the Friday, Room 5. Come and say hi if you’re going to San Francisco (be sure to wear some flowers in your hair).
- More than half of humanity lives within this circle – see their mobile usage and stats in mobile web atlas of Asia Pacific (July 2012)
- Fighting the Space Between Inline Block Elements
- Financial Times: ‘There is no drawback to working in HTML5′ – also interesting concept of “finite read”
- The User is Drunk – design like the user is drunk. 5 min video.
- Notes on BBC News responsive images by BBC devs
- You Can’t Detect A Touchscreen – also see Modernizr issue touch class placed on all browers on windows 8 on a regualr pc with no touch support
- The HTML5 outline algorithm and JAWS by Gez Lemon. So read it.
- Hot in web standards: March/April 2013 by Lea Verou
- Web Wishes – Unofficial Draft – Web Intents/ Web Activities part #694
- Facebook Comes to Google Glass – rejoice!
- IE10 and Beyond: Unifying Touch and Mouse Made Easy with Pointer Events also
-ms-touch-action: auto | none | manipulation | double-tap-zoom | inherit
- Web Payments Community Group at W3C
- Best Practices: Designing Touch Tablet Experiences for Preschoolers (PDF) – by Sesame Street
- Facebook to Firefox: Please add WebP image support (More about WebP)
- Last week in WebKit: Out of the Shadows – “Antti began ripping out parts of the Shadow DOM implementation.”
- Perspectives on Encrypted Media Extension Reaching First Public Working Draft – fight about DRM at W3C. There appear to be entrenched positions, surprisingly.
- fartscroll.js – You want fart noises as you scroll? We’ve got you covered.
- Super Terrific Japanese Thing: Cats Dressed Like Sushi