Xah's Web Dev Blog Archive 2013-01

Internet Explorer 10 is now available for Microsoft Windows 7. Download at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/download-ie

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Google HTML/CSS Style Guide: Good Style or Bad Taste?

Linkedin Spam Filter Collateral Damage

Linux, KDE: wow, Konqueror Sucks Major A.

I ranted about Web Design: Say No to Grey Text on White Background. And now discovered there's a site dedicated to this.

contrast rebellion By Zoltán Gócza, Richard Gazdik. @ contrastrebellion.com…

(thx to Mikay Gao)

btw, i remember reading more than one blog, by supposedly design gurus, who tell us that we should use low-contrast, because, they say, in nature nothing is in high-contrast. LOL.

this is like, Hacker Fads & Fashions: Is XML Syntax the Stupid Brother of Lisp? Hey, Check Out Their Young Sister HTML5!

Unicode Icons for Food and Drink

Unicode Icons: Food, Drink

On my Microsoft Windows 7 machine, only Firefox display them well (missing just 2 characters).

All other browsers, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer 9, got nothing.

I do have Unicode 6 fonts installed (Symbola, Segoe UI Symbol). Somehow these browsers are not picking it up. 〔☛ Best Unicode Fonts for Programing〕 〔☛ Unicode 6 Emoticons and Supporting Fonts

On Linux, default setup of Ubuntu 12.04, none of them shows up in Firefox.

What's your experience? (tell me your OS, browser, their versions, and whether you have installed special fonts yourself.)

Needs to be said again: User Interface Design: Peepshow Windows

Needs to be said again: Web Design: Say No to Grey Text on White Background

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