Jeremy Keith

Jeremy Keith

Making websites. Writing books. Speaking at conferences. Living in Brighton. Working at Clearleft. Playing music. Taking photos. Answering email.

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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Buckminsterfullerene is such a beautiful piece of graphic design.

Every game of football is a little tribute to C60.

Just heard the sad news about Harry Kroto. Such a loss to science …and to our species.

Enjoying the all-time-low Europe-wide roaming charges that kicked in yesterday …until the UK decides to leave the EU, that is.

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Watching a film shoot on the streets of Budapest (standing in for early 20th century Madrid).

Watching a film shoot on the streets of Budapest (standing in for early 20th century Madrid).

Friday, April 29th, 2016

The history of ‘this website is well-crafted’ hints | Holovaty.com

Adrian runs through the history of well-crafted websites:

  • 1990s: Dynamic websites
  • 2002: All-CSS layouts
  • 2003: Nice URLs
  • 2005: Ajax
  • 2009: Custom web fonts
  • 2010: Responsive web design

I think he’s absolutely right with his crystal ball too:

What’s a big hint that a site is crafted by forward-looking web developers? I’d say it’s service workers, the most interesting thing happening in web development.

But leaving trends aside, Adrian reminds us:

Some things never go out of style. None of the following is tied to a particular time or event, but each is a sign a website was made by people who care about their craft:

  • Making sure the site works without JavaScript
  • Semantic markup
  • Following accessibility standards