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The Dangers of HTML5: WebSockets and Stable Standards
New HTML5 technologies like WebSockets offer some amazing new opportunities for Web developers. But they also show how...
Internet Explorer 6: What Have We Learned?
IE6 shipped more than 10 years ago, but its non-standard implementation of the shifting standards of 2001 still haunts...
Crank Up the Volume with HTML5 Music
With HTML5, music is making a comeback on the Web. Create amazing music site experiences where adding an audio file is as simple...
Dojo.behavior: Write Modularized HTML Document Event Handling
The dojo.behavior module provides a simple and lightweight mechanism for listening to HTML document events. Find out what makes...
The Dojo Publish/Subscribe Event Mechanism
Learn how to use the Dojo Toolkit's versatile ContentPane widget to load dynamic content into your Web pages. ...
Post a Message on a Facebook Wall with JavaScript
Allowing your visitors to easily post links to your website on Facebook can really boost traffic.
Loading Dynamic HTML Content Using the Dijit ContentPane
Load dynamic content into your Web pages using the Dojo Toolkit's versatile ContentPane widget.
Handling Exceptions with ASP.NET
Exceptions can make Web applications useless from a user's perspective, but understanding how to prevent and handle...
Optimize Your Web Page with CSS Sprites
CSS sprites mash up all the images used on a webpage into one large image and display only the part that contains the image...
3 Fun Conditional Tricks for Your WordPress Custom Fields
These three tricks for manipulating the keys and values of WordPress Custom Fields produce some very interesting results. ...

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Our Work Here is Done
Thanks to the hard work of countless WaSP members and supporters (like you), Tim Berners-Lee?s vision of the web as an open,...
Call for action on Vendor Prefixes
When I first became involved with The Web Standards Project I was, like most of my peers, either building two completely...
Web Design Course Materials Licensed to W3C
As professional web builders we know that the web is constantly changing and our methods and practices must respond and adapt as...
An End to Aging IE Installs
Do you hear that sound? That?s right Johnny, it?s the sound of millions of web professionals breathing a collective sigh of...
Beyond the Blue Beanie?
You put on your blue beanie every year. But you can make a difference throughout the year. For several years, web workers...
The Sherpas are Here
After many months of hard work, we’re excited to announce the launch of Web Standards Sherpa.
HTML5? Check. Accessible HTML5? Um?
The Paciello Group and others are examining the accessibility of HTML5 implementations across the current spate of browsers....
HTML5 logo: W3C takes a step in the right direction
With a little back-pedalling, the W3C has moved away from their blanket characterization of modern web tech as...
HTML5 logo: be proud, but don?t muddy the waters!
In which we ask that the W3C to come up with a new monicker for the umbrella of modern web technologies.
Small Business Update
A while back I announced WaSP's new small business outreach effort and, thanks to your help, we've been making great...