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.
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...
When you say or read "HTML5", you half expect exotic dancers and unicorns to walk into the room to the tune of "I'm Sexy and I Know It." Can you blame us though? We watched the fundamental APIs stagnate for so long that a basic feature...
In the five years I've been at Mozilla I've seen some awesome projects. Some of them very popular, some of them very niche, but none of them has inspired me the way the MozVR team's work with WebVR and A-Frame project have.
A-Frame is a community project...
As more devices emerge and differences in device interaction are implemented, the more important good CSS code will become. In order to write good CSS, we need some indicator about device capabilities. We've used CSS media queries thus far, with checks for max-width and pixel ratios.