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Maybe some developers are just plain lazy

In the wake of the news that Facebook has put out a new product that allows iPhone users to read news articles without leaving Facebook, several prominent characters on the web have put in their two cents on the matter.

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Everyone uses JavaScript, right?

Last week, a link came up in my Twitter feed that resonated very well with me, as is often the case when it comes to posts and articles championing the practice of progressive enhancement and responsible use of JavaScript. The article in question was titled “Everyone has JavaScript, right?

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Tags, elements and attributes

Boy, this never gets old, does it? Back in the day, when I was but a green, eager to learn, front end web developer, I more than once fell into the trap of referring to everything (almost) as a tag. A couple of years down the road, I know better. But some people never learn, it seems. That gives me the urge to vent.

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On browser support and binary choices

I have more often than not been faced with the following scenario; a client, a colleague or maybe a project manager will ask the old-as-dirt question:

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On styling your anchors

This problem really isn’t something new and this specific issue has been repeated on many accessibility oriented blogs over the years. But since I regularly see this mistake being made over and over again, I think it’s time for a revisit. I’m talking about why you shouldn’t style away the :focus pseudo-class.

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