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jsReq

I wanted to tell the user that they need JavaScript, but obviously only if they don’t already have it enabled. The following is a very crude script which uses the very fact that JS is available to hide the requirement notice… HTML: [code lang=”html”] Warning! You need to have javascript enabled to use this page. […]

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Kids These Days

I think I must be older than my age. There have been a few incidents recently where [tag]kids[/tag] have showed a remarkable lack of [tag]respect[/tag]. Now I know I haven’t done anything which deserves awe, but I grew up treating all people as neutral until I had a reason otherwise. I was walking with my […]

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Solar Eclipse

Well, it’s a typical [tag]British[/tag] day – obscuring the [tag]Solar Eclipse[/tag] for the most part. I have caught the occasional glimpse through gaps in the clouds. Those clouds may have in fact allowed me to see the sun using my normal sun glasses (naughty naughty) and still keep my eyesight.

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Google buys @Last (SketchUp)

Official Google Blog: A new home for @Last Software Why is this relevant to me? I’m on @Last Google’s partners page!

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Standards RIP

This certainly isn’t the first place I’ve seen this view expressed, but it certainly has the best reasoning. The following is just an excerpt. HTML is for documents (pages) not for applications. We are all building applications. Users don”t care about validation. Validation is a tool not a goal. The top priority is making features […]