An Early Xmas Present - Opera 10.50 Pre-alpha

Opera gave web developers an early Xmas present this week when they released a 'pre-alpha' of Opera 10.5 for Windows and MacOS. The main new features are a new Javascript engine, Carakan, and a new vector graphics backend, Vega, for their Presto 2.5 ren… more »

FizzBuzz in CSS3

I was reading Rachel Andrew's 24 ways post on Cleaner Code with CSS3 Selectors today, in which she covered nth-child selectors, and I was reminded of the FizzBuzz phenomenon which swept through Programming Reddit a couple of years ago. I thought it woul… more »

YDN: More Accessible User Interfaces with ARIA

Review: More Accessible User Interfaces with ARIA at Skills Matter, 116-120 Goswell Road, London, England EC1V 7DP 18:30 to 20:00I've long been meaning to take a closer look at WAI-ARIA, so last week's YDN talk at Skills Matter by YUI developer Todd… more »

Adventures in Web 3.0: Part 4 - Yet More CSS 3

In my last post on CSS3 I looked at scaling background images, RGBA colours and CSS gradients. In the early hours of Saturday morning it became increasingly apparent to me that I'd bitten off a bit more than I could chew in terms of a single post, as th… more »

Standards.Next Cognition and Accessibility

Review: Standards.Next Cognition and Accessibility at City University, Room C343, Northampton Square, London, England EC1V 0HB 13:00 to 17:00 Last weekend I went to the second Standards.Next event, a whole afternoon devoted to talks and discussion rel… more »

Adventures in Web 3.0: Part 3 - More CSS 3

I talked about CSS3 in the last post in this semi-regular series on the web standards of the future, but there are some new features supported in the latest Chrome release and Firefox alpha which make this worth a second post. This time I'm going to foc… more »

Arbitrary Element Rotation in IE - the Matrix Filter

There was a post on WebDesign-L today asking about angled text, which reminded me of the excellent Text Rotation with CSS a few months back on Jonathan focussed on the IE only BasicImage filter to provide an alternative to the (also proprietar… more »