Using CSS zoom and CSS Transforms For a Better “Increase Text Size” Button

So… the site I’m working on has one of those “increase text size” controls. On this project it’s turned out to be one of those features that shows up in comps and somehow falls through the cracks until later on in the project cycle. Situation normal, really, as it isn’t a big feature. It’s just […]

Required Reading: Yahoo Research on Mobile Cache Size

With more and more people embracing the idea of producing HTML5 mobile web apps, research like this is becoming vital. There are a lot of gotchas in this article, especially if you’ve been ignoring this space. You should read the whole article, but I just want to point out a pair of findings before I […]

My Personal View of Browser Market Share is Pretty Sweet- Firefox Rules, Chrome is Massive, IE6 is Nearly Dead

Here are the numbers for in the year 2009. There were 614,333 visits to that domain last year and the top browsers broke down like this: Browser # of Visits % of Visits Firefox 342429 55% Internet Explorer 162977 26% Chrome 35801 5.8% Safari 33545 5.4% Opera 22826 3.7%

Want to Test Your Site Without a Mouse For Accessibility’s Sake? These Keyboard Shortcuts Will Help

Once thing that’s vital to testing the accessibility of a web app or site is running through it without using a mouse. If you can successfully work a site or app without touching the mouse, you’ve gone a long way towards ensuring that your site is available to a wide range of people and devices. […]

getElementsByTagName Namespace Prefix Strangeness in Safari/Chrome/WebKit

Is It Me or the Browser? I had a Safari bug on a project I’m rushing to get out the door. We’re using a Flickr feed to populate a div with link+thumbnail to some flickr images. In Firefox/Internet Explorer I simply did the following to build the links: flickr : function(obj) { //get the full […]