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Weekly Links #110

Launchlist A nice web-based checklist for site reviews. Start Using CSS3 Today: Techniques and Tutorials A roundup of web rendering techniques that are possible with today’s CSS3 implementations. The State of HTML5 Apps A detailed essay on where HTML5 came from, what it is today, and where it is going. Also highlights the use of […]

Weekly Links #109

The Best Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tools, Power Commands and Extensions Scott Hanselman lists a number of useful extensions for VS 2010, a few of which I’ve started using. WordPress: From Kubrick to Twenty Ten A look at how WordPress’ default theme has changed from the default theme in previous versions. A refresher on […]

Weekly Links #108

PHP Error Handler, Tracking you project bugs A roundup of PHP error levels and handling techniques. Goodbye, headaches. Hello, menus! Justin Tadlock shows what the new menu system in WordPress 3.0 offers for controlling navigation. Architecture Review: Mock-Driven Three-Layer Architecture James Shore shows how a well-architected application can be tested top to bottom with appropriate […]

Weekly Links #107

Responsive Web Design Ethan Marcotte on adaptable webpage layouts, which adjust based on the type of media being used to view the site (e.g. handhelds). Rock-Solid WordPress 3.0 Themes using Custom Post Types A detailed look at enhancing WordPress themes through use of the new custom post types.

Weekly Links #106

WordPress 3.0: Ultimate Guide to New Features A broad overview of all the new/updated features in WP 3.0. Nice to see this all in one place. Why Custom Post Types are Great Alex King ruminates on the value that custom types will bring to WordPress 3.0. Another Follow-up on HTML5 Video in IE9 Big news: […]

Weekly Links #105

Rethinking Forms in HTML5 Some discussion on the changes HTML5 is bringing to web forms. I like seeing more specific field types added to the mix; new attributes are promising as well. Build Tools Roundup For .NET Systems Derick Bailey highlights a number of prevalent build tools for .NET developers. Quite an interesting spectrum. How […]

Weekly Links #104

What Every Developer Should Know About URLs Alex Skorkin gives a developer-oriented overview of what is usually a mundane topic: URLs. HTML5 and Same Markup: Second IE9 Platform Preview Available for Developers The Internet Explorer team announces the second release of the IE9 Platform Preview. The emphasis is on speed in this release; the tool […]

Weekly Links #103

The State of Web Development 2010 Web Directions shares the results of their recent "State of Web Development" survey. A lot of interesting data in there. [via] New Theme: Twenty Ten WordPress’ new default theme has been unveiled, to be widely available in WP 3.0. [via] JetBrains PhpStorm JetBrains, the company that produces ReSharper among […]

Weekly Links #102

0to255 0to255 is a simple tool that helps web designers find variations of any colour. The Ultimate WordPress Security Guide A useful roundup of advice on locking down your WP installation; contains information that would normally be spread out in numerous locations. So you need a typeface A sassy guide on choosing a typeface based […]

Weekly Links #101

Adobe Creative Suite 5 – CS5 OnDemand Videos and details of the recently-unveiled Adobe CS5 products. The new CS5 branding Veerle Pieters writes on the Adobe CS5 branding process and shows the results. Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 Released Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie announces the availability of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4. Silverlight 4 […]

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