Reading List ninety-nine. With a flake in it.
- The offline cookbook – brilliant article about Service Workers with use-cases, diagrams, code and cheese. By Jank Architect.
- Custom Tag Semantics – draft W3C Web Components spec text to make it clear that new custom elements have no semantics or default accessibility
- Bosonic: Accessibility & extending existing elements Raphaël Rougeron, creator of the Bosnonic web components framework writes “I’m currently rewriting Bosonic core elements. I became increasingly persuaded that extending existing elements was the way to go.”
- Responsible Web Components by Jeremy Keith: “Like Bruce, I’m worried about this year-zero thinking. First of all, I think it’s self-defeating. In my experience, the web technologies that succeed are the ones that build upon what already exists, rather than sweeping everything aside.”
- Welcoming our newest API owner: Philip Jägenstedt – Philip (from Opera) becomes the first non-Googler API-owner on the Blink project. (What’s an “API owner”?)
- HTML5 – Check it Before you Wreck it with Mike™ Smith – W3C’s Mike™ Smith invites Steve Faulkner into his lovely Malibu mansion for an exclusive HTML5 Doctor interview about validators, fashion and his latest fragrance.
- Government minister advocates law breaking but washes his hands of the consequences – Why is UK government damaging digital micro-businesses? Surely they are against red-tape & pro-entrepreneurs?
- 20 reasons not to have a pet duck