Zuckerberg on HTML5, W3C's state of mobile, Yeoman released
September 12, 2012
news and headlines
People on Twitter have read too much into this soundbite, especially as Zuckerberg followed it up with "It's not that HTML5 is bad. I'm long-term really excited about it. [..] We have more people on a daily basis using mobile web Facebook than our iOS or Android apps combined."
For CNET, Stephen Shankland presents a more balanced picture of Mark Zuckerberg's opinion and how far it really matters.
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New Relic's Chris Kelly discusses how to improve site performance with YSlow. A great reminder of how app performance can be improved in the outer edges of the application.
The W3C presents a state of affairs for Web standards and their application on mobile devices. It digs into graphics, forms, data storage, sensor integration, and more.
Google's Web performance guru, Steve Souders, looks at the extent to which browsers' 'Clear Cache' functionality works.
Ben Frain, author of 'Responsive Web Design with HTML5 & CSS3', shares an excerpt of his book with .net magazine readers where he demonstrates how to convert pixel-based designs to proportional, fluid equivalents.
Andy Matthews walks through getting started with the just released Yeoman, a set of tools, libraries and workflow for quickly building web apps.
Mozilla's Robert Nyman explains.
Charlie Park shows off the new 'sticky' positioning feature found in the latest Chrome Canary build (it seems to work in my Dev build too).
A recorded webcast from Blackberry about building a Blackberry app with a native look and feel using HTML5 technologies and bbUI.js.
A wonderful bag'o'tools covering fast scaffolding for new projects, automatic compilation of CoffeeScript and Sass, automatic linting, image optimization, manifest generation, PhantomJS unit testing, and more.
Adobe improves its Flash to HTML5 support some more with its latest free, extra tools for its Flash Professional IDE that are designed to help you 'make the transition to creating HTML5-based content' from Flash.
A tool for web developers to find which HTML files in a project contain elements matching a specific CSS selector.
code and libraries
last but not least..
Eric Meyer is starting a 'web history' podcast in association with Jen Simmons of The Web Ahead that will focus on interviewing the developers, hobbyists, and architects behind the modern Web and its technologies.