Big in Japan: Web Design in the Land of the Rising Sun - Tuts+ Web Design Article
"Full translations and mastering English in design and content is tough on the 1.4% of us here who aren’t Japanese. Designers are trying to be conscious of this and do their best to toe the line between user comprehension, time/cost and unique, effective marketing."
Using the Google Maps API to display mobile-friendly maps on all devices | mobiForge
Your User-Centered Design Isn't Usable If It Isn't Accessible
"In the end, no matter how usable your web design is, if it’s not accessible for users then it’s also not usable."
The 508 Refresh Low Vision TimeBomb | pragmatica11y
"If we don’t get anything in there to help low vision users more concretely, then history will just repeat itself and my guess is that we’re going to be stuck with those shortcomings for a very, very long time too."
CSS Secrets - O'Reilly Media
"Based on two popular talks from author Lea Verou-including "CSS3 Secrets: 10 things you may not know about CSS"-this practical guide provides intermediate to advanced CSS developers with more than 40 undocumented techniques and tips for using CSS3 to create better websites."
Awesomplete: Ultra lightweight, highly customizable, simple autocomplete, by Lea Verou
"Ultra lightweight, customizable, simple autocomplete widget with zero dependencies, built with modern standards for modern browsers. Because <datalist> still doesn’t cut it."