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November 2008

HTML: The Markup Language

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This specification normatively defines the fifth major version of the HTML vocabulary. It provides the details necessary for producers of HTML content to create conformant documents. By design, it does not define related APIs nor attempt to specify how consumers of HTML content are meant to process documents.

a version more usable to help you actually writing HTML5

October 2008

Usability Post » Experience vs. Function — a Beautiful UI is Not Always the Best UI

A good UI should fade away, putting content in the front seat — it should be transparent. Sometimes there can be too much ‘UI’ — controls and buttons that are too strong and distracting win over content in their battle for attention.

September 2008


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oEmbed is a format for allowing an embedded representation of a URL on third party sites. The simple API allows a website to display embedded content (such as photos or videos) when a user posts a link to that resource, without having to parse the resource directly.

pretty useful.

Screen reader software support for the TITLE attribute.

This testing [ongoing] has been motivated by the desire to clarify how and if screen reading software renders text content contained within the TITLE attribute.

following a debate about alt="" vs title=""

Accessibility footnotes | And all that Malarkey


When graphics or images contain content that cannot be adequately described in the few words available inside an alt attribute, a longer description should be provided.

a simple howto do it with a minimum hassle.

August 2008

Internationalization Best Practices: Handling Right-to-left Scripts in XHTML and HTML Content

This document provides advice for the use of XHTML or HTML markup and CSS to create pages for languages that use right-to-left scripts, such as Arabic and Hebrew. It attempts to counter many of the misunderstandings or over-complexities that currently abound. It also offers advice to those preparing content that will be localized into scripts that behave like Arabic and Hebrew.

June 2008

AtomOwl Vocabulary Specification

AtomOwl is an ontology whose aim is to capture the semantics of rfc4287. RFC4287 is a format to syndicate online content, such as weblogs, podcasts, videocasts, etc. Syndication is a helpful way to alert interested readers to changes to a web site, be it to new content or changed content.

what about SIOC ?

March 2008

Cloaking, sneaky Javascript redirects, and doorway pages

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Cloaking refers to the practice of presenting different content or URLs to users and search engines. Serving up different results based on user agent may cause your site to be perceived as deceptive and removed from the Google index.

do not want

January 2008

DataPortability - Connect, Control, Share, Remix

DataPortability gathers existing open standards into a blueprint for a social, open, remixable web where your online identity, media, contacts and content can follow you wherever you go.

September 2007

ExpressionEngine - Publish Your Universe!

by 10 others

ExpressionEngine is a flexible, feature-rich content management system that empowers thousands of individuals, organizations, and companies around the world to easily manage their website.

Yet an alternative to WordPress as a CMS?

The Django ORM Problem - 204 No Content Blog

That's cause Django gets the model definition language right - they're just using the wrong underlying library.

A very interesting article about Django ORM, what to keep and what to borrows from somewhere else.

August 2007

Mobile Web Design ~ A Book by Cameron Moll

by 1 other
A web standards approach for delivering content beyond the desktop

April 2007

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