Archived posts, June 2006

Use AJAX scripting responsibly

Good advice for web developers who want or need to use asynchronous scripting when building a web app.

Posted on June 1, 2006 in JavaScript, Quicklinks

Web knowledge levels

Descriptions of knowledge levels in various Web related subjects including HTML, JavaScript, and accessibility.

Posted on June 2, 2006 in (X)HTML, Accessibility, JavaScript, Quicklinks

CSS World Awards

A contest to select the best sites submitted to CSS Mania from May 2005 to May 2006.

Posted on June 5, 2006 in CSS, Quicklinks

Why is the style attribute allowed in strict doctypes?

Strict HTML and XHTML doctypes encourage the separation of semantic and presentational markup, so why do they allow inline CSS?

Posted on June 6, 2006 in (X)HTML, Quicklinks

MT-Blacklist 1.65, Movable Type 2.65 and Perl 5.8.8

How to solve a compatibility problem with MT-Blacklist 1.65, Movable Type 2.65 and Perl 5.8.8.

Posted on June 7, 2006 in Movable Type

Indicating language choice on the Web

A rewrite of my article on the methods you can use to make users aware that a website contains information in more than one language.

Posted on June 8, 2006 in Quicklinks, Usability

See you in London at @media 2006?

Getting ready to go to the @media 2006 conference. Looking for good espresso bars in London.

Posted on June 9, 2006 in Life

Safari brings high resolution to the Web

Apple’s WebKit team are proposing methods for providing people who use high DPI screens with more detailed images.

Posted on June 12, 2006 in Browsers, CSS

HTML vs. XHTML on standards compliant websites

A survey of fifty web standards compliant websites to find out which doctypes they use.

Posted on June 19, 2006 in (X)HTML, Quicklinks, Web Standards

@media 2006:after

A summary of my impressions and experiences from the @media 2006 web conference in London.

Posted on June 20, 2006 in Life, Web Standards

Web accessibility to become mandatory in Europe

On 12 June 2006, ministers of 34 European countries signed the Riga Ministerial Declaration, which requires that all public websites are accessible by 2010.

Posted on June 21, 2006 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

2006 first half-year review

A collection of the most popular articles published on 456 Berea Street during the first half of 2006.

Posted on June 23, 2006 in Accessibility, Life, Web Standards

CSS Reboot participants far from standards-based

The majority of sites participating in the CSS Reboot of Spring 2006 use invalid HTML, CSS, or both.

Posted on June 28, 2006 in Quicklinks, Web Standards