Category: Current Events

Blink, WebKit, Google, Chrome, Mozilla, Servo; oh the Insanity! … right?

Published 4 years 1 month ago on April 4, 2013

This week just got really interesting. It seems that just yesterday we were terrified of browser monoculture, but today we’re fearful of too much fragmentation.

Opera Mobile 12, and introducing Opera Mini Next

Published 5 years 2 months ago on February 28, 2012

Opera Developer News – Opera Mobile 12, and introducing Opera Mini Next. Opera will always have a place in my heart, I continually look up to them for the work they do. Not only that, I look up to them for their determination in such a crowded market. There are a lot of big players […]

js1k.com – A lovely js competition

Published 5 years 3 months ago on February 6, 2012

js1k.com – A lovely js competition. It’s that time of year again. If you’re not familiar with js1k, it’s defined as: The object of this competition is to create a cool JavaScript “application” no larger than 1k. Starting out as a joke, the first version ended with a serious amount of submissions, prizes and quality. […]

Facebook’s SEC Filing

Published 5 years 3 months ago on February 2, 2012

Registration Statement on Form S-1. I don’t use Facebook, but good gosh… … those are big numbers.

Updating Google’s privacy policies and terms of service

Published 5 years 3 months ago on January 25, 2012

Official Google Blog: Updating our privacy policies and terms of service. Privacy policies are actually a big deal. They’re the EULA of websites and often go ignored, resulting in outrage from user bases who never read it in the first place and are infuriated that the company behind the site followed through on what was […]

The New Web Typography

Published 5 years 4 months ago on January 11, 2012

The New Web Typography. Microsoft is really hitting things strong early in 2012, wow. The hot topic this week is OpenType support in IE10. While other browsers fit that bill as well, Microsoft made this (very non-Microsoft looking) website to tout what’s so cool about OpenType support in browsers. Of course a big pink ribbon […]

NGINX takes 2nd place in Web Servers from Microsoft IIS

Published 5 years 4 months ago on January 9, 2012

NGINX takes 2nd place in Web Servers from Microsoft IIS | ZDNet. NGINX is seriously blowing up, and so it deserves. I moved all of our stuff to an NGINX-powered server about six months ago and haven’t looked back. At all. It’s seriously a stellar piece of software. To hear that NGINX is now second […]

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

Published 5 years 4 months ago on January 4, 2012

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 […]

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

Published 5 years 4 months ago on January 4, 2012

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 […]

The ALA 2011 Web Design Survey

Published 5 years 6 months ago on November 18, 2011

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 […]

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