Google Chrome (surfing on hype waves)

Well, well, well, well, well… What’s this all about?

Google release a browser today and of course everybody is downloading it and commenting on it. I have to, too. Do I? I’d rather write about the high tides of hype that we are able to surf on once again.

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Interesting Links #6

It’s time for a new edition of Interesting Links.

Nick La has gathered some very nice Single-Page Portfolio Sites at his Web Designer Wall. Some interesting concepts and a lot of high end use of web dev techniques. I personally love We Bleed Design for its fancy PNG effects and Fröjd for its simplicity.

Then, there is the Reverse Graffiti Project. If you don’t know what reverse graffiti is, go and have a look at the video. Incredible!

For those of you who haven’t heard this already: NASA has their photos online on a new website called NASA Images (you would have guessed) powered by Internet Archive. If you’re not into astronomy, you will still like the trippy images anyway…

And finally, especially for my students, there’s the Opera Web Standards Curriculum, „a complete course to teach you standards-based web development, including HTML, CSS, design principles and background theory, and JavaScript basics.“

Well, isn’t there something here for everyone of you?

Acid3

There’s been a lot of fuzz going on about the necessity of the Acid3 test. It was about time that someone wrote about this all with some soberness.

Here are some articles which I guess are worth reading about the tests that push browsers to the limit: Weiterlesen

7 minutes to spare…

… and you really, really, really don’t know what to do? Well, let’s see how many CSS properties you can name.

This is how I did in this quiz:

61

Where did that time come from???