The Publishing Project

Modernizr and Prefix Free

As a designer we all hit the point where we want to use a specific feature of HTML5 and you don’t know what browsers support what version of the specification in question. This is particulary important when we’re asked to support older browsers where the same script we use to trigger a feature may be ignored or have unexpected results. In the CSS front we have to deal with “prefix hell”. In their efforts to be in the bleeding edge of CSS feature development, and to show how the features may work in standard implementations, browser vendors (all of them)

Video, how has it changed and what you can do with it now

Since I last looked at video (it’s been a few years), there are new and amazing things that have happened in the field and I’m just amazed at the kind of stuff that you can do. This essay is the beginning of my exploration into the updated world of web video. In a separate essay I will explore web video’s cousin, WebRTC and describe there what the differences are. Video is a first class web citizen The humble video tag has come a long way since I last looked at it. It still requires a lot of extra work to