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The practical value of semantic HTML – Bruce Lawson

When Sir Bruce speaks up, you'd better listen. That's the law, son. (…) If the importance of good HTML isn’t well-understood by the newer breed of JavaScript developers, then it’s my job as a DOWF (Dull Old Web Fart) to explain what it means, and why it’s important. Gather round, Fullstack JavaScript Developers – together...

SMEgnorance

(The following is my translation of my blog post "KMUnverstand" which originally was published in German and seemed to resonate with quite a few people in my web dev bubble. It surely is full of grammar- and spelling-errors, but I hope the gist of it will come across anyway) In our small web-studio we have...

State Of The Word - Matt Mullenweg @WordCamp US, Nashville

youtube direkt link Is this talk the reason why WordPress 5.0 was released while its main new component, the Gutenberg editor, is regarded as not really production-ready by many? When a big company like Automattic decides to prioritize a deadline they pluck out of thin air over enabling people with impairments to use the editor...

Warming Stripes - Germany

Annual temperatures in Germany from 1881-2017. The colour scale goes from 6.6°C (dark blue) to 10.3°C (dark red). This set of visualisations highlight how we have witnessed temperatures change across the globe over the past century or more. The colour of each stripe represents the temperature of a single year, ordered from the earliest available...

Markup, friends, markup

This morning a tweet by Heydon Pickering landed in my timeline, where he quoted a text that started 10 things to learn for becoming a solid full-stack JavaScript developer, only to include a paragraph As for HTML, there's not much to learn right away and you can kind of learn as you go, but before...

Apache mod_rewrite Voodoo

This is a short documentation of a very strange unexpected behaviour I encountered in a current project.

Reset properties and values from a scss mixin

CSS code on screen

How do you 'unset' changes that a mixin has introduced to an element? TLDR: use a reset parameter in the mixin.

Webmention Semantic Linkbacks Facepile Display Hickup solved

(or: a hurray for open source) Wow, what a headline! :-)) There was a tiny issue with the display of "webmention" reactions in my theme that annoyed me a little bit: On older posts, the summary of that post (for example in archive view or search results) would show in the meta-info something like "23...

Hystery Repeating…

Here's a string of tweets I wrote this morning, a topic that's dear to me, but I never found the time to make a concise blog post out of it. So for now, the raw bites. (Not to diss Flash or the Flash-developers or the creative work that got acomplished back then and helped to...