Archive: 2013

In dependence

This is my website. There are many like it, but this one is mine.

That was my jam

Musical comet trails through 2013.

Sasstraction

The design of CSS.

Tracking

This post was deleted.

Defining the damn thang

We must go deeper.

Trust

Debit where debit is due.

A map to build by

We need to have a word with the web.

Icon fonts, unicode ranges, and IE8’s compatibility mode

A tricksy browser issue raises a dark spectre from the past.

Wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey stuff

Preparing the closing keynote for next week’s Full Frontal conference here in Brighton.

Medieval times

Two German trips in two months.

Classy values

Semantics and such.

America

Three cities in two weeks.

Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Today is Ada Lovelace day.

Listen to dConstruct 2013

For your huffduffing pleasure.

Radio Free Earth

Hazy cosmic jive.

Science Hack Day San Francisco

Getting excited and making things with science in the best possible venue.

The ghost of browsers past

Delving into old-fashioned parsing rules.

The literary operator

A beautiful machine.

CERN and the line-mode browser

Two days in geek paradise.

Parsing webmentions

Hell has frozen over …you can now comment on my site. But there’s a catch.

Smashing

Return to Freiburg.

dConstruct music

A short playlist.

dConstruct 2013

We came, we saw, we communicated with machines.

Testing webmentions

Ping! Ping! Ping!

Brighton Arton

Confronts the viewer with their relationship to stuff and things.

Counting down to dConstruct 2013

What a week!

August in America, day twenty-six

Chicago, Illinois.

August in America, day twenty-five

Chicago, Illinois.

August in America, day twenty-four

Chicago, Illinois.

August in America, day twenty-three

Chicago, Illinois.

August in America, day twenty-two

San Francisco, California; Chicago, Illinois.

August in America, day twenty-one

San Francisco, California.

August in America, day twenty

San Francisco, California.

August in America, day nineteen

San Francisco, California.

Double tap delay

That’s 300 milliseconds of my life that I’m never getting back.

August in America, day eighteen

San Francisco, California.

August in America, day seventeen

San Francisco, California.

August in America, day sixteen

San Diego, California; San Francisco, California.

August in America, day fifteen

San Diego, California.

August in America, day fourteen

San Diego, California.

August in America, day thirteen

San Diego, California.

August in America, day twelve

Tucson, Arizona; San Diego, California.

August in America, day eleven

Sierra Vista, Arizona.

August in America, day ten

Sierra Vista, Arizona.

August in America, day nine

Sierra Vista, Arizona.

August in America, day eight

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlanta, Georgia; Tucson, Arizona.

August in America, day seven

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

August in America, day six

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The dConstruct 2012 website

A little retrospective.

August in America, day five

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

August in America, day four

Alexandria, Virginia.

August in America, day three

Alexandria, Virginia.

August in America, day two

Calvert County, Maryland.

August in America, day one

Alexandria, Virginia.

The United States of August

Road tripping.

Brighton in September

Five weeks and counting to dConstruct 2013.

An Event Alarm

Banal Inception.

Progresponsive

Applying progressive enhancement to responsive navigation patterns.

Eventful

Rounding up some of Europe’s web gatherings.

A Gov Supreme

A big, big gov.

CERN dev days

Come hack with me where the web was born.

Tickets for dConstruct 2013

Get ‘em while they’re any temperature.

Battle for the planet of the APIs

API shall not kill API.

By any other name

Say “web app” One. More. Time!

Cheap’n’cheerful

The street will find its own uses for this device.

dConstruct bulletin

Some announcements about dConstruct 2013.

Mobilism hot topics panel

Got questions? Lemme ‘ave ‘em.

Inspiration calling

A phone call about the sincerest form of flattery.

dConstruct 2013

Put the date in your calendar.

Anniversary

It was twenty years ago today.

A dao revisited

Musing on a thirteen year old piece of writing on the web.

Responsive workshopping

A half-day workshop I did at this year’s UX London.

And be damned

Writing, publishing, sharing, speaking.

Promo

A word from our sponsors.

Not tumbling, but spiralling

I’m going to miss Tumblr when it’s gone.

Placehold on tight

Getting consistent browser behaviour for the placeholder attribute.

Off-canvas horizontal lists

Sharing a pattern that didn’t quite work.

Slow glass

Other days, other eyes.

Told you so

In which I permit myself a moment to gloat about liquid layouts.

Tools of the trade

Apps for designers.

Responsive audio out

All the talks are available for your listening and huffduffing pleasure.

Oh, what a Responsive Day Out that was!

Out of the park.

Responsive day soon

Counting down the days.

Jets dream

A modest proposal for long-distance air travel.

Designing for Touch by Josh Clark

Liveblogging Josh’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.

Responsive and Responsible by Scott Jehl

Liveblogging Scott’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.

It’s a Write/Read Mobile Web by Luke Wroblewski

Liveblogging Luke’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.

Billboards and Novels by Jon Tan

Liveblogging Jon’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.

Strong Layout Systems by Eric Meyer

Liveblogging Eric’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.

10 Commandments of Web Design by Jeffrey Zeldman

Liveblogging Jeffrey’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.

Counting down to the Responsive Day Out

Just two weeks to go.

Tweakpoints

Not all media queries are created equal.

A question of style

The only correct coding style is the one everyone is agreeing to use.

Open device labs

The communal device lab is here for us to use.

When is a link not a link?

When it’s a void.

The main issue

An email to the HTML working group.

Figuring out

You can quote me on this markup pattern.

The test

What’s the first thing you do?

Twitter permissions

Don’t be sheeple, tweeple!

Long time

Why does a decade on the web feel like an epoch?

A question of time

My answer to a deceptively simple-sounding question.

Clearleft.com past and present

Design iterations over eight years.

Dealing with IE again

Some clarification.

Responsive Day Out updates

A line-up change and an after-party.

Dealing with IE

The hacks we shouldn’t have to do.

New year, old year

Goodbye 2012, hello 2013.