Category: Industry

Matt Cutts – Sorry that it took me until now to comment

Matt Cutts – Google+ – Sorry that it took me until now to comment on the situation…. This whole story is kind of weird. I’ve only been watching on the periphery, but the background gist is this: From what I understand, it all starts here, an article outlining an example of Google violating it’s own […]

Posted: January 04, 2012

Good Riddance: IE6 Usage Falls to Under 1% in U.S.

Good Riddance: IE6 Usage Falls to Under 1% in U.S. — SiliconFilter. While these stats are far from admissible in court, Net Applications provides an insight we’re all happy to see: IE6 usage has dropped below 1% in the US. It’s great that usage continues to drop, and it’s great that Microsoft itself has become […]

Posted: January 04, 2012

The ALA 2011 Web Design Survey

A List Apart: Articles: The ALA 2011 Web Design Survey. The ALA Web Design Survey is one of the few ways we can get some insight into the numbers surrounding our industry. It’s sometimes hard to get context with the business of Web design, but this survey is something I’ve come to view as a […]

Posted: November 18, 2011

Introducing Amazon Silk (Read: Another New Browser)

Introducing Amazon Silk | Amazon Silk. Speaking of

Posted: September 28, 2011

Microsoft Dropping Support for Conditional Comments

HTML5 Parsing in IE10 – IEBlog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs. There’s a bunch of information about how IE10 will be handling HTML5, but the bit that sticks out to me is that IE will no longer support Conditional Comments as of version 10. Conditional Comments have been a controversial issue since becoming widely […]

Posted: July 07, 2011

Bug 312156 – implement text-overflow: ellipsis from CSS3 text

Bug 312156 – implement text-overflow: ellipsis from CSS3 text. Straight from Bugzilla@Mozilla: Gecko now supports text-overflow:ellipsis! While not a major breakthrough, I really like that Mozilla has incorporated this change. Truncation and hiding overflow gets the job done, but it’s not nearly as graceful as the best use case for each scenario. If you’re not […]

Posted: June 24, 2011

New Mobile Safari stuff in iOS5

New Mobile Safari stuff in iOS5: position:fixed, overflow:scroll, new input type support, web workers, ECMAScript 5 | David B. Calhoun – Developer Blog. All of you (us) Apple fans were super excited about the software that got announced yesterday, but a perhaps bigger issue to keep in mind is: how is this going to effect […]

Posted: June 07, 2011

On this Whole Kickstarter Thing

If you haven’t heard of Frank Chimero yet there’s a good chance you will over the next few days. He just this month launched a Kickstarter campaign for The Shape of Design, a book that can only be summarized by the Kickstarter page itself. Frank went into amazing detail about a dream he’s got for […]

Posted: February 08, 2011

W3C HTML5 Logo

W3C HTML5 Logo. I woke up today to check out the W3C-sponsored HTML5 logo. It’s more-or-less a marketing campaign to spread awareness about HTML5. There are lots of opinions flying around about the design of the logo itself, but I’d like to skip that in favor of talking about the premise. I’m all for spreading the […]

Posted: January 18, 2011

Chrome Dropping H.264 Support

Chromium Blog: HTML Video Codec Support in Chrome. This story made quite the wave yesterday, with myself included. I’ve been using Chrome as my primary browser for months, I love it. This decision will cause me to switch back to Safari. From the looks of it, there are lots of others with the same mentality. […]

Posted: January 12, 2011