Friday 25 July 2014
Responsive Images: Use Cases and Documented Code Snippets to Get You Started by Andreas Bovens
Ten CSS One-Liners to Replace Native Apps a look at some current and proposed CSS ( Further comments on Hacker News), by Håkon Wium Lie (disclosure: my CTO). CSS multi-column is already implemented; there is a Blink-dev thread on Intent to Implement: CSS Figures.
Navigation Transitions Specification – apply a stylesheet to a page when leaving it for another page. Initially I thought this rather gimmicky, but it’s useful in making web UX closer to “native”
WebVTT Released in Firefox 31 – and the web just got a little more accessible.
You May Be Losing Users If Responsive Web Design Is Your Only Mobile Strategy by Maximiliano Firtman. Food for thought, although I’m not sure I agree with all his conclusions.
How I Got The UK Government To Adopt ODF by Terence Eden. Yay, open formats.
W3C Web Payments Activity Update – “we believe that we have now the critical mass… We will now start the formal W3C process”. If I were worked for a bank, I’d be watching this; better to be disrupted by the web and be a big, incumbent player with a hand in guiding it all.
Verizon Says It Wants to Kill Net Neutrality to Help Blind, Deaf, and Disabled People .. riiight..
10 Tricks to Appear Smart During Meetings
31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sexual Intercourse from the Last 600 Years – I think that “Fadoodling” (1611) should be immediately re-instated. However, I’m not sure that “join giblets” counts as “adorable”.
Hot summer could wipe out Goth population, experts warn – very alarming.
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