Tag: validation

Stop Validating Email Addresses With Your Complex Regex

Stop Validating Email Addresses With Your Complex Regex – davidcelis.com. Email validation regex at some points feels like an unsolvable problem. David argues against email validation at all and acknowledges the possibility of just sending the email to the entered address. There are some pros and cons to the technique, but it’s an interesting idea.

Posted: October 16, 2012

holmes.css – CSS Markup Detective

holmes.css – CSS Markup Detective. This is neat. Holmes is The CSS Markup Detective: Holmes is stand-alone diagnostic CSS stylesheet that can highlight potentially invalid, inaccessible or erroneous HTML(5) markup by adding one class. I like this because it’s in a way passive, but really useful. When I was really getting into Web Standards, I […]

Posted: April 27, 2011

Form Design Blunders and Faux Pas on the Web

Form design on the Web is an art. There are, however, a number of things which can result in a frustrating experience when interacting with forms.

Posted: July 14, 2008

Validation Zealotry and Markup Exploitation

There were a couple of posts published within the past week which struck me as quite interesting. The first, published by Jeff Croft is an opinion piece regarding standardistas who feel the need to denounce invalid markup as an inferior product. The next, by Mike Cherim is based upon his fear that a listitis plague may be upon us.

Posted: February 25, 2008