Archived posts, May 2010
The Web is a web of content, not an application framework
The Web excels at enabling people to find and share information, but it is not a particularly good platform for creating and delivering "desktop-class applications".
Internet Explorer market share now below 60 percent
In April 2010, Internet Explorer’s worldwide market share dropped below 60 percent according to Net Applications. On this site, IE has less than 20 percent.
Void (empty) elements and self-closing start tags in HTML
Two types of mistakes that I see every now and then are using end tags on void elements and using self-closing start tags on elements that can have content.
If you use the accesskey attribute, specify unique values
If you use the accesskey attribute and specify the same value more than once, browser behaviour is unspecified and varies a lot. Make sure values are unique if you use accesskey.