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BoxShadows

25/04/2011 @ 21:01 UTC

Eric Meyer : BoxShadows - I'm rather strongly reminded of thenoodleincident's "Text Sizing". That's a good thing.

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.

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."

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.

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.

#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.

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