Tag: Standards

We Haven’t Forgotten About Accessibility, Have We?

Published 7 years 1 month 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.

CSS Naked Day 2010

Published 7 years 7 months 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, […]

Current Events: Twenty Twenty Two and You

Published 9 years 2 months ago on September 15, 2008

HTML5 is slated to reach Proposed Recommendation by 2022. Many designers and developers are frustrated the slow progress, and this timeline doesn’t help.

Revisiting Progressive Enhancement in CSS

Published 9 years 8 months 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 9 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.

IE8, Version Targeting, and the Ruckus it’s Causing

Published 9 years 10 months ago on January 28, 2008

Last week was quite enlightening for Web developers the world over. With the release of A List Apart No. 251, including Beyond DOCTYPE: Web Standards, Forward Compatibility, and IE8 by Aaron Gustafson and From Switches to Targets: A Standardista’s Journey by Eric Meyer, the biggest debate of the year was sparked. If you haven’t read […]

Web Standards Creativity Book Review

Published 10 years 4 weeks 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.

Please do not Use CSS Frameworks

Published 10 years 3 months ago on August 27, 2007

I give the authors of CSS frameworks credit for making an idea a reality, but I hope the use of CSS frameworks is limited to testing environments and the like, as I can’t see their value in the overall Web Standards movement. I don’t mean to step on any toes or anything, it is just my personal opinion.

Regarding Unrest in the Web Standards Community

Published 10 years 3 months ago on August 20, 2007

Some designers, developers, and those devoted to the Web have become frustrated with the rate at which the some agencies and organizations operate, as well as the true goals of said organizations. In this article I offer my opinion on the issue and ask for yours.

How to Retain Site Quality After Delivery

Published 10 years 3 months ago on August 13, 2007

There are a number of ways for clients to make updates in various CMSs, but which is best?

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