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Web Standardistas · Web Standards Design It all starts with a story… If you’re in Belfast on Wednesday, 28 August, Mr Murphy – one half of The Standardistas equation – will be running a masterclass on Storytelling and Social Media, as part of August Craft Month. A half day, afternoon session, subsidised by Craft NI, the masterclass is absolutely free and is open to all to attend, however, places are limited and we’d advise you to snap up a ticket before they all disappear. Web Standardistas · Web Standards Design
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YOU ARE HERE: home The mobiReady testing tool evaluates mobile-readiness using industry best practices & standards. The free report provides both a score (from 1 to 5) and in-depth analysis of pages to determine how well your site performs on a mobile device. Provides results for a single page mobiReady - dotMobi compliance & mobileOK checker

mobiReady - dotMobi compliance & mobileOK checker

Run iPhone Apps Directly From Your Browser With Pieceable Viewer Part of i/o Ventures first cohort, Pieceable is launching its first product today, the Pieceable Viewer. As you can see above with the Yelp app or here with apps like Hipmunk or Foodspotting, the viewer allows you to run and test out embeddable iPhone apps from your web browser. Developers can publish their apps directly to the service and the Pieceable team will create a web page that displays a fully functional copy of the app. Run iPhone Apps Directly From Your Browser With Pieceable Viewer
Colour Testing - for Colour Blindness & Deficiencies

Website Accessibility & Testing

Explain which div you’re closing Most of the time when I’m viewing a website source, I see, at the very bottom of the page, an almost endless list of closing </div> tags. In fact, many beginners think they just have to use divs instead of tables to produce quality code. Divs are cleaners than tables, but without proper code organization, it can be as (or even sometimes more) messy as table based code. Using indentation is a good start.

Top 10 best practices for front-end web developers - CatsWhoCode.com

Top 10 best practices for front-end web developers - CatsWhoCode.com
In 2009 we announced that the HTML5 specification at the WHATWG was progressing to Last Call. The plan at the time was to finish the specification this year and publish a snapshot of "HTML5" in 2012. However, shortly after that we realised that the demand for new features in HTML remained high, and so we would have to continue maintaining HTML and adding features to it before we could call "HTML5" complete, and as a result we moved to a new development model, where the technology is not versioned and instead we just have a living document that defines the technology as it evolves. HTML is the new HTML5 HTML is the new HTML5
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Speeding Up Your Website’s Database - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Website speed has always been a big issue, and it has become even more important since April 2010, when Google decided to use it in search rankings1. However, the focus of the discussion is generally on minimizing file sizes, improving server settings and optimizing CSS and Javascript. The discussion glosses over another important factor: the speed with which your pages are actually put together on your server. Speeding Up Your Website’s Database - Smashing Magazine
Overview This document contains guidelines for web applications built by the Creative Technology (front end engineering) practice of Roundarch Isobar. It is to be readily available to anyone who wishes to check the iterative progress of our best practices. This document's primary motivation is two- fold: 1) code consistency and 2) best practices. By maintaining consistency in coding styles and conventions, we can ease the burden of legacy code maintenance, and mitigate risk of breakage in the future. By adhering to best practices, we ensure optimized page loading, performance and maintainable code.

Code Standards | Isobar

Code Standards | Isobar