October 29th, 2014
“MVC stands for Maybe Viewable Content.” — @ScottJehl
Listening to @ScottJehl talk about web thangs at An Event Apart.
45 years ago, 01969-10-29T22:30, the first ARPANET message was sent.
The message: “lo”
(supposed to be “login” but the system crashed)
Google Embraces Progressive Enhancement, from the notebook of Aaron Gustafson
I don’t tend to be a “magic pill” kind of believer, but I can honestly say that embracing progressive enhancement can radically change your business for the better. And I’m glad to see Google agrees with me.
The ride to 5 | HTML5 Doctor
HTML5 is now a W3C recommendation. Here’s what a bunch of people—myself included—have to say about that.
October 28th, 2014
The Redshirt Wedding.
Luau, luau, oh yeah, me gotta go.
“Mickey, don’t divorce Minnie just because she’s a little crazy.”
“I didn’t say she was a little crazy; I said she was fucking Goofy!”
October 27th, 2014
A self-describing list of cursors available through CSS.
Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Updating our technical Webmaster Guidelines
Google has updated its advice to people making websites, who might want to have those sites indexed by Google. There are two simple bits of advice: optimise for performance, and use progressive enhancement.
Just like modern browsers, our rendering engine might not support all of the technologies a page uses. Make sure your web design adheres to the principles of progressive enhancement as this helps our systems (and a wider range of browsers) see usable content and basic functionality when certain web design features are not yet supported.
Code for America — Responsive Web Design on Huffduffer
This was a fun podcast—myself and Cyd from Code For America talk to Karen and Ethan about how we worked together. Good times.
The audio is available for your huffduffing pleasure.
Ignite Bristol 07 - Dan Williams - Walt Disney World - YouTube
I’m at Disney World for a special edition of An Event Apart, so this lightning talk from Dan Williams seems appropriate to revisit.