- iPhone and iPad now support TrueType font embedding. This is huge.
- Jeffery Zeldman offers a quick run-down on TrueType support in iOS 4.2.
- Elsewhere in the iOS Fonts world…
- iOS Fonts tries to maintain a list of the fonts supported on the iPhone and iPad.
- Google and Microsoft cheat on Slow-Start. Should you?
- Ben Strong provides some interesting investigation on how Microsoft, Google and others violate RFC-3390 to decrease page load time.
- Editorial SEO: Get an introduction and best practices.
- An overview of SEO tactics for writers and editors by Rob Flaherty.
- Why professional logo design does not cost $5.
- Jacob Cass explores what kind of logo you can get at what cost.
- Design for content management systems.
- Smashing Magazine offers some tips on optimizing your website design for a content management system.
- Find your way with static maps.
- Guidance from 24 Ways on implementing static maps using the same techniques you use for dynamic maps (and why you might want to do such a thing).
- University websites do it all.
- Based on our experience in the higher-education space, XKCD hit close to home.
- Review the history of CSS Resets.
- It doesn’t seem like CSS Resets have been around that long, but Michael Tuck starts a three-part series on them with a great history.
- Ben the Bodyguard brings news.
- Awesome site introducing a forthcoming app for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
- Chrome 7 overtakes IE7 to become the world’s third most-used browser.
- Sitepoint’s latest data shows that Chrome is rapidly gaining usage.
- Firefox Live streams warm fuzzies.
- Finishing up with the cutest additions to the Web community this week, courtesy of the Mozilla Foundation.
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HTML5-compatible video on the Web, October 2010: http://blog.mefeedia.com/html5-oct-2010
Preview of Adobe’s Edge prototype tool for HTML5: http://tv.adobe.com/watch/adc-presents/preview-of-the-edge-prototype-tool-for-html5-/
Need a lot of GUIDs fast? Online GUID Generator: http://www.guidgenerator.com/online-guid-generator.aspx
Smashing Magazine’s Review of popular Web font embedding services: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/10/20/review-of-popular-web-font-embedding-services/
UX Matters’ take on Designing for Different Screen Sizes: http://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2010/10/going-mobile-designing-for-different-screen-sizes-promoting-your-mobile-app.php
iScroll – provide content scrolling inside a fixed-size element in iOS: http://cubiq.org/iscroll
Detailed, step-by-step write-up on developing for Android: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/10/25/get-started-developing-for-android-with-eclipse/
You really should upgrade your browser.
We used to make nice little (actually they weren’t little, and as time went on, they became less nice) screens that suggested (demanded) that you upgrade your browser or risk having a less-than-optimal experience (or risk having absolutely no experience). Then we (in my head, I keep referring to this as the royal We, but it really isn’t; it is “we” meaning the Web design/dev community (whatever that really means)) decided that we should be nicer to everyone visiting the sites we build and moved to the idea of graceful degradation. More…
For nearly a decade, Flash grew on the web to a point of near pervasiveness. It offered itself as a plug-in for every major browser and every major platform. It even came pre-installed in a lot of situations. Flash came as close to a “standard” as any proprietary technology on the web ever had. Then came the iPhone and the first hints that there was another (better?) way. More…