- 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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How content strategy, IA, and technology play a part in CMS selection and design: http://www.alistapart.com/articles/strategic-content-management/
We’re not quite sure what to make of this one, but it’s an interesting exercise in…something: http://art.yale.edu/
Yesterday was World Usability Day: http://www.worldusabilityday.org
Google launched Instant Preview: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/11/beyond-instant-results-instant-previews.html (a topic on which we had some thoughts)
Windows Phone 7 launched in the U.S.: http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/08/windows-phone-7-now-on-sale-in-the-us/
And it took only days for some to proclaim it a failure: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/11/11/windows_phone_7/
The week’s final big release was of jQuery 1.4.4: http://blog.jquery.com/2010/11/11/jquery-1-4-4-release-notes/
Today Google launched a new feature: Instant Previews (this hasn’t rolled out for all users, so you may not see this functionality yet). It is now possible to get a snapshot of each site in your search results before you actually visit the site (just click the little magnifying glass). This could be a useful feature. And Google has executed it in such a way that the previews show up remarkably fast. They also feature the sections of the page matching your search. Well done! More…
Just a few links this week: some oldies-but-goodies and an interesting new jQuery plug-in:
Make and receive calls in your Web browser with the jQuery Phono API: http://www.phono.com/
Yahoo! research on site optimization tools and techniques: http://developer.yahoo.com/performance/
Don’t forget the offline world when building your social media campaign: http://www.openforum.com/idea-hub/topics/technology/article/5-ways-to-promote-your-social-media-efforts-offline-sarah-kessler