A good history lesson in rendering engines: KHTML, WebKit, and now, Blink.
I like this suggestion. If you’re using minified CSS in production, it would be a nice gesture to have an easily-discoverable unminified version for people to view source on.
Tim’s book is ready for pre-order. Looks like it’s going to be good one.
More on View Source, this time from Bruce.
The Web has thrived on people viewing source, copying and pasting, then tweaking until they get the page they want.
Stuart on the importance of View Source.
How about this for a trip down memory lane—a compendium of articles from over a decade of A List Apart, also available as a Readlist epub. It’s quite amazing just how good this free resource is.
The only thing to fault is that, due to some kind of clerical error, one of my articles has somehow found its way onto this list.
If this were Twitter, you’d be at-replying me with the hashtag “humblebrag”, wouldn’t you?
I think I might volunteer my services.
This is such a brilliant and empowering idea: an open-source object-oriented to electronics, like LEGO bricks for circuit-building.
Now this is what I call science hacking: building an open source fusion reactor.
A very useful site for checking browser support for CSS features. The test cases are really handy and the site gets extra bonus points for not calling itself “HTML5” anything.
A nice round-up of responsive and future-friendly resources.
Jonathan gives a thorough overview of the various tools and frameworks out there to help build native, hybrid and mobile web apps. He also shares his decision-making process on when to build what.
Here’s a geek advent calendar I missed. There are some great CSS techniques here.
Put this one on speed dial.
A call-to-arms for web developers combined with a handy list of projects you can get involved in.
A handy set of guidelines from Brad Frost. It’s still a work in progress but it’s got some good tips for mobile design and development.
A handy little tool for quickly generating ratios (like the golden section) from a number.
Nicholas and Nicole have unveiled the CSS companion to JS Lint. And yes, it will your hurt your feelings.
A handy little tool for testing responsive designs by automatically changing your browser viewport size.
Some good ideas for formatting tabular data for small screens.
A nice round-up of responsive design techniques, with a particular focus on content first.
Buy. This. Book.
I mean it.
A handy list of responsive design resources.
A very handy “how to” for recording your own podcast.
Let’s make the Bletchley Park data machine-readable so we can start mining the stories they contain (like Old Weather).
Bletchley Park need help to catalogue and create a proper archive of these decrypts.
I want in!
Support Web Standards: More information about Web Standards, why they're important, and how you can support them.
A one-stop link shop for resources on web standards.
A handy table of new HTML5 elements and whether or not they are exposed to assistive technology.
Think Vitamin have been their accessibility material available for free.
HTML5 resources, gathered together in one place.
A handy little tool to help you get started with building offline apps by suggesting which files should go in your cache manifest.
A new HTML5 resource from Paul Irish and other Googlers.
A handy tool that generates font-sizing CSS based on a drag'n'drop interface.
A handy tool for generating colour palettes from images.
A very handy GUI for figuring out the somewhat complicated syntax of border-image in CSS3.
This will be very, very handy for my day-to-day front end development work.
A handy accessibility resource from Auntie Beeb.
Coming soon to a bookshelf near you.
This is an interesting idea: paste in some markup and this will automatically generate CSS selectors based on your classes and IDs.
A set of short, easily-digested lessons from the world of interaction design, inspired by "101 Things I Learned In Architecture School."
The Web Magazine for Young Designers and Developers. Very nicely done, and all in HTML5 too.
A free open source planetarium for your computer.
"We're done with the tired old fontstacks of yesteryear. Enough with the limitations of the web, we won't have it. It's time to raise our standards. Here, you'll find only the most well-made, free & open-source, @font-face ready fonts."
A collection of tips, guidance, advice and practical suggestions in developing accessible websites
Like 24 Ways, this is an advent calendar for geeks. But this one is focused on PHP.
The Grid System is a resource for all designers to learn about the benefits of using grid systems, golden ratios and baseline grids.
Mark's book is almost ready. Really. It's got its own site and everything so it must be true.
Magnolia's going Open Source. Soon you'll be able to host and run your own instance of the social bookmarking service.
Hey, look what's back: Webmonkey! Ah, memories.
Tantek talks about the importance of open media for the longevity of data.
A great article about designing for what Tom Coates calls a "web of data", emphasising the importance of making sure that a resource sits at one URL.
This is the secret I've been keeping ever since I visited Six Apart a few weeks back: Movable Type is going open source.
This is just about one of the geekiest things I've ever seen. A crop circle of the Firefox logo. This is not Photoshopped.
An interesting looking lightweight framework for PHP.
Design elements, trends and problems in Web Design... via John Oxton.
Derek's new site is going to be a great resource for practical accessibility techniques.