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A decade of responsive design
CSS Zen Garden reaches 10
RIP WaSP

RIP WaSP

I started this site almost 20 years ago and switched to web standards a decade later. The web was a completely different beast back then, where organizations such as the Web Standards Project (WaSP) were needed to bring order to chaos.

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On vendor prefixes

On vendor prefixes

There has been a lot of discussions lately in regard to vendor prefixes. It all began when some non-webkit browser representatives were considering support of the webkit prefix during a CSS Working Group meeting earlier this week.

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The onslaught of responsive design
The value of semantics
Media queries and JavaScript

Media queries and JavaScript

Mobile development and responsive design are all the rage these days and media queries are mentioned everywhere. It’s a CSS3 extension of the media types frequently used in HTML4 and CSS2. However, media queries are indeed a nice asset when it comes to CSS, but unfortunately they will not prevent the browser from downloading many other things which may be superfluous on mobile devices.

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Musings about Adobe Muse

Musings about Adobe Muse

Do you remember a thing called Dreamweaver? A decade ago it was a popular tool for building web sites, or rather creating something that remotely resembled web sites since the produced markup was worse than a pile of garbage.

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The new face of HTML5
Embracing HTML5 and CSS3

Embracing HTML5 and CSS3

The web is constantly changing and 2010 will be no different. Recently the Web Standards Project announced a change of direction, which really isn’t all that surprising. The “war for web standards” as Aaron Gustafson call it is far from over, but a lot of people in the industry has transferred to the Good Side and develop solutions which have an ever increasing level of standards compliancy.

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