In a follow-up to his ALA article Mo’ Pixels, Mo’ Problems, Dave Rupert talks about all the progress we've made toward responsive image solutions — by which he means no progress has been made.
A Blog Apart
Google has started decreasing the ranking of sites with misconfigured mobile content redirects and errors. Highly recommended for any developer who cares about site rankings in Google (i.e. all of them).
We all need to step up our responsive development game and start thinking more about page weight. The most obvious place to start? Images.
Web designers: erase the line between “the map” and “the content“ by harnessing the power of open-source Leaflet and your own fresh creative thinking. In the tradition of ALA’s recent “Hack Your Maps,” Happy Cog’s Brandon Rosage shares how to make location a central aspect of the content experience—not just a visual aid.
Amazon Web Services Identity and Access Management (IAM) is expanding to support web identity federation. Developers can integrate Amazon.com, Facebook, or Google identity into their app by using the new AWS Security Token Service (STS) API,
AssumeRoleWithWebIdentity, to request temporary security credentials.
Celebrate the third anniversary of Ethan Marcotte’s seminal “Responsive Web Design” article with a nifty Easter Egg from the pen of Kevin Cornell and the minds of Pick and Murtaugh.
Paul Boag takes a look at some analytics to see what it can tell us about the effectiveness of putting your "latest news" on your home page.
“We’re at the cusp of understanding the ultimate value of web publishing platforms, particularly ones that work cross-domain.”–Matt Mullenweg of WordPress.
MapBox's new vector-based map tiles are more stable, more scalable, and customizable to an amazing degree.
The dust has begun to settle after Google’s announcement that Chrome would soon be using their own divergent fork of WebKit as a rendering engine. Now that things have calmed down a bit, I’ve asked Paul Irish to share some of the Chrome team’s plans for the near future.