Go for Mobile Responsive Web Design or Waste your SEO Efforts and Lose Rankings - Endlessrise
"Mobile marketing agency Pure Oxygen Labs recently analyzed the websites of the top 100 Fortune 500 companies. Its mobile SEO risk assessment discovered that only 6% of these companies’ websites adhere to Google’s mobile requirements!"
Writing DRYer vanilla CSS – CSS Wizardry – CSS, OOCSS, front-end architecture, performance and more, by Harry Roberts
"This is just going to be a short tip-style post covering how and where you can spot the chance to DRY things out in your regular/‘vanilla’ CSS."
Progressive enhancement is still important - JakeArchibald.com
"Christian Heilmann re-purposes a Mitch Hedberg observation to relate to progressive enhancement. Basically, when an elevator fails, it's useless. When an escalator fails, it becomes stairs. We should be building escalators, not elevators."
Visiting the Yuri I in Japan | AeroVelo
"I happened to be in Asia for a friend’s wedding and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to see this historical human-powered helicopter."
Accessible RWD | Tutorial | .net magazine
"For those people using Firefox, Internet Explorer or Opera, responsive sites work well: zooming in increases everything smoothly and without horizontal scrollbars. In fact, in testing I’ve found people with visual impairments are surprised by how well RWD sites work."
Toward a Plug-in Free Web - SitePoint
"All this is not to suggest that plug-ins will have no place in the HTML5 world period. Certainly this is an evolutionary process and developers should be prepared to consider supporting both HTML5- and plug-in based experiences."
Color Emoji in Windows 8.1—The Future of Color Fonts? | Ralf Herrmann: Wayfinding & Typography
"Microsoft’s operating system now also supports color emoji. But they did it in a very different way than Apple and Google. Instead of using PNG images, they introduced a support for layered vector glyphs!"
Bruce Lawson’s personal site : The vision behind Opera 15 and beyond
"When we took the decision to switch to Chromium, compatibility was one reason — but most importantly, we wanted to spend our time on browser innovation, rather than competing on building a rendering engine."