Tag Archives: standards

Introducing My New Book: The Uncertain Web

Hey everybody, I’ve got a new book coming out. It’s called The Uncertain Web and it’s being published by O’Reilly. Right now we’re targeting a November release. Just in time for Christmas. Buy a dozen and hand them out like … Continue reading

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My Slides from HTML5DevConf, Now with 100% More Browsing (and Photos)

My slides from HTML5DevConf are now up for viewing on Github pages, so you don’t even need to type node web-server.js to view them. There’s one hitch where svgz files aren’t rendering, but I’m not going to worry about that … Continue reading

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Beginning HTML and CSS is O-U-T

I’ve mentioned it on Google+ and Twitter. I should probably mention it here: Beginning HTML and CSS is out. It came out yesterday. Here’s proof: The book looks great. I’m really happy with it. Are there things I wish I … Continue reading

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Using the Geolocation API

The following is probably the last long-form article you’ll see here for a while. I’m in full on book mode for the next couple of months, so I’m not expecting to be writing a ton here for the foreseeable future. … Continue reading

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In Cased You Missed It… Isobar Code Standards Updated and Posted to Github

So, as you probably noticed I did a bunch of writing for IBM earlier this year. Because of that I’ve got about a million draft posts here that I’ve got sitting in various states of completion. I’m going to work … Continue reading

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My Latest IBM Article is Live: “An introduction to Ajax”

An introduction to Ajax. Get a technical introduction to Ajax programming, and discover the core JavaScript code and popular library implementations. This article presents a brief history of the technology, then outlines the technical basics of Ajax interactions using core … Continue reading

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My New IBM Article is Live: “HTML5, CSS3, and related technologies”

In it, I make a small argument for using HTML5 as a generic marketing term. I’ll be following up on that a little later, here on this blog. Anyway, check it out. The resources section is worth it alone. HTML5, … Continue reading

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My Latest developerWorks Article is Live: ECMA-262, 5th Edition

ECMA-262, 5th Edition. The standard published under the dry title ECMA-262, 5th Edition hereafter referred to as ES5, is the latest version of the ECMAScript specification. ECMAScript is the standard upon which JavaScript—the single most important language on the web … Continue reading

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How To Make a Web Site the Modern Way. Part 14: Formatting, Shorthand, Resets and Organization

We continue with our examination of CSS with some real basics- formatting, writing rules, organization and the like. Nothing groundbreaking, but the basics are important in any endeavor, so here they are. Formatting During development I format my CSS with … Continue reading

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HTML5: What You Should Be Using Right Now

Continuing our examination of HTML5, this time we’ll take a slightly deeper look at the state of HTML5 support in browsers. We’ll step through several major features, examine the technical hurdles in place, identify the level of browser support and … Continue reading

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