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  • News

    • Report: W3C to standardize authentication on the Web incl. hardware token support, post
    • Screen Orientation API revamped in latest working draft, comparison
      • The new .lock() method now returns an ES6 Promise. This new API has already been implemented and enabled by default in Chrome and Opera, demo (view on mobile).
  • Posts

    • Deciding what to compress: @……… uses HTTP Archive data to uncover better gzip defaults, post
    • Form usability: The pitfalls of inline accordion and tab designs, @………’s post
      • “When designing user-friendly form layouts it’s key to ensure that the user always instinctively knows which form fields will be submitted.”
  • Info

    • HTML5 Boilerplate adds <link rel="apple-touch-icon" href="apple-touch-icon.png">, source
    • CSS background-position provides four-value syntax for offsets from any edge, spec + demo
      • “If 3 or 4 values are given, then each percentage/length represents an offset and must be preceded by a keyword, which specifies from which edge the offset is given. E.g., ‘background-position: bottom 10px right 20px’ represents a ‘10px’ vertical offset up from the bottom edge and a ‘20px’ horizontal offset leftward from the right edge.”
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    • A comprehensive (17-page) guide to preventing XSS attacks (3 types of attacks, w/ diagrams), site

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