Weekend Links – New HTML Elements, CSS3 Selector Test, Digg Architecture, Crashing IE6
HTML Added Elements
Just as I called for new HTML Elements, more functional HTML elements, this great article came along. I don't know how much they'll help, but it's definitely a step forward.
CSS3 Selector Test
Does your current browser support CSS3 selectors? Use this tester to challenge your browser to a CSS3 dual.
Digg's known to assassinate the unsuspecting servers of dugg sites. How does Digg handle the load? Find out!
A Guide to Hiring Programmers: The High Cost of Low Quality
When you're hiring a programmer, you get what you pay for -- don't find out the hard way!
The 7 Easiest Ways To Crash IE6
Love to taunt Internet Explorer 6? Blow up IE6 using simple HTML code.
One of the web components I've always loved has been Facebook's modal dialog. This "lightbox" isn't like others: no dark overlay, no obnoxious animating to size, and it doesn't try to do "too much." With Facebook's dialog in mind, I've created LightFace: a Facebook lightbox...
It's no secret that Facebook has become a major traffic driver for all types of websites. Nowadays even large corporations steer consumers toward their Facebook pages instead of the corporate websites directly. And of course there are Facebook "Like" and "Recommend" widgets on every website. One...
Without a doubt, my least favorite form element is the
SELECT element. The element is almost unstylable, looks different across platforms, has had inconsistent value access, and disaster that is the result of
multiple=true is, well, a disaster. Needless to say, whenever a developer goes...
Counters. They were a staple of the Geocities / early web scene that many of us "older" developers grew up with; a feature then, the butt of web jokes now. CSS has implemented its own type of counter, one more sane and straight-forward than the ole...