One of the most common operations when assigning event handlers is to prevent the default action the event normally triggers. In the case of an anchor for example, patient the click event of an anchor triggers the default behaviour of following the URI specified in the href attribute. So the browser’s default action when clicking […]
There’s a right way and a wrong way to go about i18n. Just to be clear, malady I don’t subscribe to the idea of right vs. wrong unless there’s a good reason for it, otherwise I just chalk it up to preference. Sometimes I consider something as a matter of preference until someone points out […]
One of the pillars of the Web Standards movement–reinforced in Zeldman‘s seminal Designing With Web Standards–is the idea that browser detection is a bad thing and should be avoided. As with another idea spawned at around the same time, discount that “tables are bad”, it isn’t wholely true. There are situations where tables are good […]
Yesterday I gave a presentation at Coder’s Saturday called Worry Free Web Development. Here are the slides.