…Google wants to make it easier for developers to use a wider variety of fonts on the Web that go beyond the standard set of “web-safe” fonts that come pre-installed on most modern computers.
Until today, the NPR API has been a one-way firehose of content, pushing hundreds of thousands of stories from NPR and the twelve NPR Music partner stations out to the world. Now the API is read-write, allowing authorized external parties to post stories to the NPR API.
Why is it that users who do not use flash are subjected to the most disrespectful experiences. Here it is again, Disney and their Toy Story website essentially gives the middle finger to those who visit their web site without flash.
Its been over 13 years since Flash was introduce. To assume that users who visit a web site without flash have somehow forgotten to enable the plug-in is simply naive. Users who visit a site without flash have most likely done so purposefully. They have either chosen to disable flash or are not able to use flash because of some other limitation. Providing absolutely no useful experience to these vistors says a lot out your site, your brand and your respect for your users.
A great contemporary and pragmatic approach to front-end web development standards…
This document outlines our de-facto code standards. The primary motivation is two- fold: 1 code consistency and 2 best practices. By maintaining consistency in coding styles and conventions, we can ease the burden of legacy code maintenance, and mitigate risk of breakage in the future. By adhering to best practices, we ensure optimized page loading, performance and maintainable code.
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Microsoft’s Internet Explorer dropped to a historic market share low in April, according to Net Applications. The company estimated IE’s market share at 59.95% in April, which is about the range that was reached by Internet Explorer 4 more than 11 years ago in early 1999. The big winner was once again Google’s Chrome browser, which maintained a double-digit growth rate and is now more than 2 points ahead of Apple’s Safari browser, which it surpassed four months ago.