Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! 2

One of the best presents a web developer can receive thru-out the year has arrived in December each of the last four years.  If you have been a web developer during that span, you most likely are already aware, but just in case, I will share with you: 2008 24 Ways Each year, a new ...

Using Microformats to simplify registration forms

GetSatisfaction.com is a community website that encourages conversation between consumers and companies. Their registration form is a clever, real-world example of how microformats can make life easier on the web. If you’ve already registered with flickr.com, technorati.com, twitter.com, or any of several other sites, you can enter your id for that website off to the ...

Firefox 3 is here – where’s the microformats? 4

With the final version of Firefox 3 due out next week, you might be wondering… what happened to the promise of built-in Microformats support? Unfortunately, there was never a consensus on how they should be exposed in the UI, so they didn’t get added. Not a total loss though, as they did add a microformats ...

Coding quick reference guides

Web developers need to have a tons of languages and syntaxes in their short term memories – HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, Microformats, Regular Expressions – its a lot to know and remember. When I studied for big exams in college, my favorite technique was to create an all encompassing one-page sheet with everything I ...

What are Microformats? 4

A Microformat is a bit of syntactic HTML and CSS for the purpose of making data on your webpage readable by both humans and machines. There are currently four popular and well-defined microformats: hCalendar – a description of time based events hCard – business card style information about a person hReview – used to represent ...
Get Adobe Flash player
%d bloggers like this: