Weekend Links – Good Web Design, CSS Working Group, Body ID, IE8 Acid2, DOMAssistant 2.5, Google Analytics, Wii Opera SDK
9 Essential Principals For Good Web Design
PSDTuts has authored an article every Web Designer should read.
CSS Unworking Group
Andy Clarke's not happy with the CSS Working Group and has called for them to be disbanded.
ID Your Body For Greater CSS Control and Specificity
Adding an ID attribute to an HTML document's body can allow more CSS control.
IE8 Passes Acid2 Test, Web Standards Project Dies of Shock
In other news, hell has frozen over and Windows has gone open source...
DOMAssistant 2.5 Released
Another framework with an outstanding new release.
mapper.js allows you to highlight specific areas on an image map.
Wii Opera SDK
A Wii SDK has been created, so now your website can support video game consoles.
New Google Analytics API / DataSource
This CakePHP class allows you to connect to Google Analytics and retrieve your account's information.
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For maximum performance, we all know we must put our assets on CDN (another domain). Along with those assets are custom web fonts. Unfortunately custom web fonts via CDN (or any cross-domain font request) don't work in Firefox or Internet Explorer (correctly so, by spec) though...
Kids these days, I tell ya. All they care about is the technology. The video games. The bottled water. Oh, and the texting, always the texting. Back in my day, all we had was...OK, I had all of these things too. But I still don't get...
Many times you'll see a form dynamically change available values based on the value of a form field. For example, a "State" field will change based on which Country a user selects. What annoys me about these forms is that they'll often do an...
Note: All credit for Fx.Explode goes to Jan Kassens.
One of the awesome pieces of code in MooTools Core Developer Jan Kassens' sandbox is his Fx.Explode functionality. When you click on any of the designated Fx.Explode elements, the elements "explode" off of the...