For the past couple years, .net developers have been embracing various content preprocessors as they become more accessible. For the same couple of years, we’ve been trying to keep up. The dotLess port of the popular .less CSS extension has been getti…
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I built my first website for the NCSA Mosaic browser. A lot has changed since then, and the challenges we had with the original browser wars are upon us again as we try and build suites that work equally well on a variety of mobile phones, tablets, and the desktops that originally gave us so much trouble.
I decided to take a look at my Has FireFox lost its Mojo, are FireFox user jumping ship to Chrome? post to compare the browser stats. In that post I wrote the following
So what will happen to FireFox will they ever pass 25% or is this a downward spi…
For the past few months, I have been looking for a way to define some JS and CSS files that would be shared between multiple projects in an ASP.Net solution. The intent is to define common scripts and CSS in one place instead of trying to keep multiple copies of it in sync or implementing an internal CDN with a versioning scheme. The challenge is finding a way to do this with a minimum of impact on the development, deployment, and production processes.
The argument over table vs non-table layouts has been going on for years. I remember seeing online conversations as far back as ten years ago on the topic, and given my notoriously bad memory that should be taken as a minimum. Along the way we have dealt with partial CSS implementations, inconsistent rendering behavior, slow implementation of standards, competing proprietary implementations…it’s been a long road.
What is a web developer? Recently I was involved in a discussion about the skills a web developer is expected to have and how interesting it has been to watch common bad practices (like table layout and SQL injection) continue to spread. So in the nature of Denis’s What does a SQL Server developer need to know? post, I present the web developer breakdown.
The first Web Standards Update for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is available for download, you can get it here: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/a15c3ce9-f58f-42b7-8668-53f6cdc2cd83
We just released the first Web Standards Update for Visual St…
Bing, Google and Yahoo! have announced Schema.org
Here is the info
Today we’re announcing schema.org, a new initiative from Yahoo!, Bing, and Google, to create and support a common set of schemas for structured data markup on web pages. With sch…
Silverlight 5 Beta is available for download
These are the top beta features
XAML Debugging with breakpoints for binding debugging
Implicit data templates for easy UI reuse
Double (and multi) click support
Channel 9 has made available a video on their site about Internet Explorer 10, I have embedded the video here
Here is what they say on the channel 9 site
Just when you were expecting to hear more about IE9 on this opening day of Mix ’11, and t…