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Internet Explorer Platform Preview 10

12/04/2011 @ 23:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Internet Explorer Platform Preview 10 - Support for CSS gradients, multicolumn, flexbox, AND grid layout, plus ECMAstrict. Whoa.

The Cicada Principle and Why It Matters to Web Designers

7/04/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

simplebits : The Cicada Principle and Why It Matters to Web Designers - Brilliant article on creating organically varied, seamless, tilable images with a small file footprint.

Eric Meyer : The Cicada Principle and Why It Matters to Web Designers - From annoying insects to mathematical primes to repeating background images that aren't annoying. Very, very smart.

Would Superman Pass the Birther Test?

6/04/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Would Superman Pass the Birther Test? - "Wolverine for example would be a health insurer's dream." Fantastic.

.tel, .xxx and .mobi are all pointless and idiotic

21/03/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : .tel, .xxx and .mobi are all pointless and idiotic - I'd had some of these thoughts but nothing like so crystal-clear and sharp. [via Jeremy] [via]

Things about Blogging

17/03/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Things about Blogging - I agree with approximately 97% of this post, and it's kind of refreshing to see it all written down so compactly.

All About Emergency Managers: An analysis of HB-4214

15/03/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : All About Emergency Managers: An analysis of HB-4214 - Detailed analysis of a bill that cannot be over-analyzed. It may be the shape of things to come.

An Open Letter to Apple | Readability Blog

21/02/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : An Open Letter to Apple | Readability Blog - "As far as Readability is concerned, our response is fairly straight-forward: go the other way—towards the web." Like I've been saying: interpreted as damage.

Invitations from White House get deleted as spam

20/02/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Invitations from White House get deleted as spam - From all indications the e-mail was written by the White House Office of Antipattern Employment.

Why must we still close SCRIPT elements?

18/02/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Why must we still close SCRIPT elements? - I love how the answers to questions like these can prove unexpectedly illuminating.

Boilerplate

1/02/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Boilerplate - Dave Shea kicks out the jams, HTML5 stylee. Worth a look and a couple of ponders.

Lost in Space

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Lost in Space - Italian radio hackers, the Soviet space program, and the human corpses that will one day reach the stars.

Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator - Pretty damn awesome. Needs to support RGBa/HSLa, though.

Ack!

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Ack! - One hundred percent agreed.

An overload of Mystery Science Theater musical moments

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : An overload of Mystery Science Theater musical moments - This is going to be the Swayzest Christmas ever!

US Library of Congress: Copyright Is Destroying Historic Audio

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : US Library of Congress: Copyright Is Destroying Historic Audio - "The very detailed and in-depth report has been ten years in the making, and was commissioned in the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000... The conclusions in the report are grim, at best."

#Epitaph

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : #Epitaph - I'd love to say so much more about Hector and the amazing life he led, but I'm gonna run out of chars LOL

everyone has a right to their beliefs

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : everyone has a right to their beliefs - An exact and thorough explanation of my personal post-sentence-spacing and quotation-punctuation policies, stated far better than I could have managed.

CSS2.1 User Agent Style Sheet Defaults

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : CSS2.1 User Agent Style Sheet Defaults - Fascinating. In a good way.

HTML5 allows almost any value for the id attribute- use wisely

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : HTML5 allows almost any value for the id attribute- use wisely - Opens up some interesting doors. Nearly all of them lead to confusion and namespace collisions, but hey, that's progress!

The browser is always behind

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : The browser is always behind - Truth.

Are Current Web Design Trends Pushing Us Back to 1999?

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Are Current Web Design Trends Pushing Us Back to 1999? - Everything old is new again. Again.

Mother, superior?

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Mother, superior? - The real (real-er?) story behind the "Battle Hymn of the White Tiger" kerfluffle. Worth a read especially if you think Chua is insane. [via Tim] [via]

Nike Better World

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Nike Better World - From both the markup and experience sides, this is really fantastic.

samy's geolocation proof of concept

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : samy's geolocation proof of concept - Get the MAC address from your router, hit this link, and savor life in the panopticon.

The future of app stores

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : The future of app stores - Smartness. As you'd expect from PPK.

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