Category: Standards

Why Firefox 4 won’t score 100 on Acid3

Published 6 years 3 months ago on January 25, 2011

Mythbusting: Why Firefox 4 won’t score 100 on Acid3 — Alexander Limi. Acid3 made waves back when being a standardisa often meant being a bit (too) zealous about validation and the like. It was often used as a solid benchmark for browser compliance, and many times I’ll still see references to a browser’s Acid3 score […]

W3C HTML5 Logo

Published 6 years 3 months ago on January 18, 2011

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 […]

We Haven’t Forgotten About Accessibility, Have We?

Published 6 years 6 months ago on October 18, 2010

There was a time when accessibility conversations took place as much as the latest tricks with CSS or JavaScript. Has the world moved on, leaving accessibility in the dust? Realizing that I have done my fair share of neglecting accessibility best practices lately, I’m going to focus on it.

Is it Now Acceptable to Require JavaScript?

Published 6 years 10 months ago on June 21, 2010

It’s not a new trend, but it’s something I see more and more with bigger companies who pride themselves on building (upon) standards based, open platforms. Is it becoming increasingly acceptable to build Web applications that require JavaScript?

CSS Naked Day 2010

Published 7 years 3 weeks ago on April 7, 2010

Although things have been quiet so far this year, I still plan on taking part in CSS Naked Day in 2010. If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, CSS Naked Day is: Where did my Design go? The idea behind this event is to promote Web Standards. Plain and simple. This includes proper use of (x)html, […]

International Blue Beanie Day in Support of Web Standards

Published 7 years 4 months ago on November 30, 2009

Information on the 3rd Annual International Blue Beanie Day in Support of Web Standards

Current Events: The Official End to XHTML

Published 7 years 9 months ago on July 6, 2009

XHTML 2 has been officially dropped in favor of HTML 5. Find out what that means to you.

Revisiting Progressive Enhancement in CSS

Published 9 years 1 month ago on March 17, 2008

John Resig recently posted a bit on progressive CSS enhancement, which got me thinking a bit more about a post I wrote some time ago.

Validation Zealotry and Markup Exploitation

Published 9 years 2 months ago on February 25, 2008

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.

Web Standards Creativity Book Review

Published 9 years 5 months ago on November 5, 2007

Web Standards Creativity is a great book put together by 10 of the most known Web designers and developers in the industry.

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