Versioning, Compatibility and Standards

Versioning, Compatibility and Standards

The new IE8 version targeting switch, announced on IEBlog and A List Apart, has been the talk of the web.

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HTML5 Media Support

HTML5 Media Support

Another nice feature from the HTML5 draft specification is now available in the WebKit nightly builds for Mac OS X.

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Apple Joins HTML Working Group, You Can Too

Apple Joins HTML Working Group, You Can Too

Recently, the W3 Consortium announced a renewed HTML Working Group effort.

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HTML Standards Process Returning from the Grave

HTML Standards Process Returning from the Grave

For a long time, the HTML standards process has been moribund; the W3C‘s HTML Working Group has focused almost exclusively on XHTML2, a new standard that was highly incompatible with existing practice.

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Color Spaces

Color Spaces

I was pointed to this article about color spaces in Web browsers.

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Understanding HTML, XML and XHTML

Understanding HTML, XML and XHTML

OR, Close your <script> and <canvas> tags!

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Text Fields

Text Fields

We have recently switched over to use an engine-based implementation for <input type=text>.  In doing so, our text fields are now able to use many useful css capabilities that weren’t available before.  border-radius, border-image, and background-image are just a few that will now work with our text fields.

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SVG Text Support

SVG Text Support

I spent a few hours hooking up WebCore’s text rendering engine to SVG, and now we have basic SVG text support going.

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SVG Has Landed

SVG Has Landed

SVG has now been enabled by default in nightly builds.

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WebCore + SVG

WebCore + SVG

Eric Seidel has just landed support for a new target in the WebCore project that lets you compile an experimental port of KSVG.

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