Tag Archives: HTML

High performance HTML

How can you improve the performance of web pages? Most developers look to JavaScript, images and other kinds of optimisation.

Poor old HTML gets neglected despite being the core language of the web.

In this article you’ll learn how to write clean, concise HTML that enables you to create content that loads fast and works well across a variety of devices. In the process, you’ll learn how to build sites and apps that are easier to debug and maintain. Continue reading

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simpl.info: simplest possible examples of HTML, CSS and JavaScript

I’ve built a site to provide simplest possible examples of HTML, CSS and JavaScript: simpl.info github.com/samdutton/simpl Motivations: ‘Show me the code!’ ‘Does technology X work on platform Y?’ ‘Where the heck is that Foo example I saw?’ A minimum of ‘huh?’ … Continue reading

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HTML 5 video — now with tracks

Ian Hickson has added the timed track spec to the draft HTML standard. This will provide a simple, standardised way to add timed auxiliary content to video — such as subtitles and descriptions — but also enables cues for arbitrary timed metadata. Continue reading

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