Archive for June, 2008

css variables in webkit

A recent post from David Hyatt on the www-style-list answers my question from April 15th: Will we see CSS variables next?. The short answer is yes!

WebKit now has an experimental implementation of CSS variables:
You can test this feature using a WebKit nightly
Test cases

Thanks to David Hyatt and Daniel Glazman for bringing something to CSS [...]

3 dojo books now available

Three great Dojo books are now available for sale:

Each book has a slightly different target… I highly recommend all 3. In my opinion, James Harmon’s book is better geared towards people new to JavaScript, while Matthew Russell’s book is the most complete of the set.

firefox 3 launches today

Firefox 3 launches today, with significant upgrades across ever facet of the web browser, from chrome (a much improved address bar, bookmarks system, and more easily searchable password and cookie managers), to significant rendering and JavaScript engine performance improvements.
At this point, Safari and Firefox are in a battle of the ages for performance and ease [...]

no, i can’t

Sorry Obama fans, as a libertarian, there’s no way I can in good conscience support someone that said:
We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times … and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK.
The last thing the [...]