Uses modernizr to test for HTML5 form support, such as input[type='date'] and load polyfills/alternative tools for new input types using yepnope.
Yet-Another-Script-Loader, but an interesting one that works very nicely with modernizr and polyfill techniques.
Friday March 4, 2011
Succinct summary of the new history API. Lovely stuff
Sunday November 28, 2010
Mozilla Skywriter (formerly codenamed Bespin) is a fast, customizable programmer's editor, written for modern web browsers. With it, you can enable "coding in the cloud" on your website (using Skywriter Embedded) or on any website (using Skywriter Bookmarklet)
Wednesday November 24, 2010
iOS 4.2 update available now, adds WebSockets, Accelerometer support, print and better SVG support. The draft W3C standards for Accelerometer &c are pretty awesome.
Saturday November 13, 2010
A state of the art and look to the future of the EPUB format, by Liza Daly at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Sunday October 10, 2010
A collection of shims, fallbacks, and polyfills in order to implant html5 functionality in browsers that don't natively support them.
"A polyfill, or polyfiller, is a piece of code (or plugin) that provides the technology that you, the developer, expect the browser to provide natively. Flattening the API landscape if you will." Also termed as Regressive Enhancement. I think that sums it up nicely.
Thursday September 30, 2010
An awesome bookmarklet, turns any page into an asteroid-like game of destruction.
Wednesday February 10, 2010
Pain points and gotchas makes an interesting read. HTML Audio is not the silver bullet people hoped for, plenty of browser bugs and inconsistency - not to mention the Firefox patent issue.
Thursday January 21, 2010
Youtube are running an opt-in experiment using HTML5 video. Available in Chrome & Safari due to codec support (they're only offering h.264). This is dead exciting, HTML5 video in the wild for large scale, working really well.