Friday 4 July 2014
HTMLHint is a Static Code Analysis Tool for HTML, you can use it with IDE or in build system.
Web 2024 – interesting speculation from HTML5 co-editor and W3C’s VP of Imagineering, @robinberjon
getting touchy – an intro to touch and pointer events by @patrick_h_lauke ( Slides)
Manual Opera Install Instructions – If Opera for Linux isn’t available on yr distro yet, @ruari wrote this unofficial guide to manually install it
Forced Resignation – more drama in TAGville: Alex Russell resigns, invites W3C’s Blackwater-contractor security guards to bar him from meets, then chains himself naked to the CSS spec.
Facebook and the button of happiness – by @sil
Pixels are expensive – “How pixels get onto your users’ screens is something you should know about” says Google’s Paul Lewis
IndexedDB is finally something by Tomomi Imura (Open Web advocate and front-end engineer)
Structuring, Grouping, and Referencing in SVG – The <g>, <use>, <defs> and <symbol> Elements by Sara Soueidan
Takeaways: main opportunities for further collaboration – the four U.S. browser vendors (each of which also makes a phone OS) got together to discuss the web platform. Yay. But Blink and WebKit decide that Pointer Events smell. Boo.
Chromium: Remove – but do not fret, my sticky-lovin’ chums; it’ll be back “Once we’ve got our scrolling and compositing house in order”
Google I/O 2014 – Bridging the gap between the web and apps – 48 min video of Jank Architect and Lexii Russell explaining Service Workers. (Don’t miss Jank’s extraordinarily frank admission at 21 min 20 secs).
Android, Android, Android: watch Google I/O 2014 in under nine minutes
I/O Thoughts – write-up of Google I/O conference from an iOS developer.
Beautifully illustrated children’s books which break social norms – a kickstarter to raise £6000 by author and computer book publisher Amie Lockwood. “when was the last time you read a children’s story where the mother ran her own business; the father was the primary caregiver; there were children in wheelchairs; there were multi-racial households; there were same-sex parents or single parents”
Inspirational fitness quotes superimposed over images of people getting drunk
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