Web standards are the foundation that we use to build the Web. Unfortunately many still do not use Web standards properly, so many of these articles attempt to help people learn more about the benefits of using Web standards.
At cssquirrel.com, Kyle Weems turns hot web related topics into enjoyable comics that should make a lot of web geeks smile.
Vendor-specific extensions, even if written according to the CSS 2.1 grammar, use property names and values that are not defined in the CSS specification and are invalid.
The new W3C website has a new and very good summary of the why, what, and how of Web accessibility.
The new W3C website was launched on October 13, 2009. It sports a new design, new content, new information architecture, and a bit of invalid CSS (which has caused some debate).
Learn how to use the advice provided in W3C’s Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0 to make sure the information or service you provide on your website is mobile-friendly.
Anyone interested in designing or developing web sites and web applications targeted at mobile devices may want to consider taking this introductory online course.
An excellent presentation of what it means to work as a front-end developer, and how important our work is to the overall health of the web.
The W3C web site is being redesigned and restructured. Help beta test the new site, provide feedback, or contribute content.
Sam Ruby, co-chair of the W3C HTML Working Group, has put together a number of select quotes to illustrate the evolution of HTML, from the beginning to where it is now.
The Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) specification has reached Last Call Working Draft status, and the W3C wants your feedback.
It is time to worry less about non-critical bugs in Internet Explorer 6, and eventually we will be able to treat it like we treat Netscape 4.
Validating WAI-ARIA in HTML or XHTML is currently more difficult than it could be, but it is possible and there is hope that it will be easier in the near future.
In the beginning of January the report from the State of the Web Survey 2008 was published. The survey is…
There is still no official word on what will happen to the Swedish National Guidelines for Public Sector Websites, so Jens Wedin has created a petition to save the guidelines. Please sign it.
Verva, the agency responsible for the Swedish National Guidelines for Public Sector Websites, is being closed down, and it is unclear what will happen to the guidelines.
Today the W3C announced that Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG) has finally been declared a W3C Recommendation.
By starting a new category of posts that focus on quick and simple tips related to front-end web development I hope to help people avoid making some mistakes that I see repeatedly.
Character encoding can be very tricky to get right all the way from your keyboard to the end user’s browser, but reading these two articles may increase your chances of getting it right.