Link archive: January 18th, 2011

Beautiful Element Creation with jQuery — Article — The Nerdary

Good advice for generating markup with jQuery. As usual, there’s more than one way to do it.

W3C’s new logo promotes HTML5—and more | Deep Tech - CNET News

Curiously, though, the standards group—the very people one might expect to have the narrowest interpretation of what exactly HTML5 means—instead say it stands for a swath of new Web technologies extending well beyond the next version of Hypertext Markup Language.

HTML5 Gains Logo, Loses Meaning | Webmonkey | Wired.com

Lumping everything together is as silly as a carpenter referring to every tool in their toolkit as “a hammer.”

My Huffduffer UX Tag Bundle - Hidden Gems

It turns out my Boolean URL tag hacking in Huffduffer is answering a real need: Will Myddelton had already put the same functionality together using Yahoo Pipes.

The browser is always behind - QuirksBlog

PPK on the circle of life when it comes to online technology advances; innovation happens fast in proprietary platforms, but the good stuff ends up being natively supported in browsers. It’s a pretty good ecosystem, all in all.

Outline of a Digital Preservation System (Aaron Swartz’s Raw Thought)

Aaron Swartz gets technical about online digital preservation.

Carlos Bueno: A Paper Internet

Preserving the papernet.