Lachlan caught up with Wilhelm Joys Andersen, Head of Core QA at Opera Software, who describes a secret plot to reveal bugs in web browsers and force them to obey the specified rules. As the world becomes overrun with test cases, he still claims it’s not enough.
Anne van Kesteren sat down with Simon Pieters to talk about the impact of XML on the mobile web, who gave a surprising insight into its failure. They discuss the level of support for XML vocabularies in mobile browsers, and what mobile browsers have been forced to do for compatibility with legacy content.
Pattern theorists have suggested Steve Faulkner will be hosting this show, but this is not the case. In fact, it’s Lachlan and I, Anne, again. With Marcos adding our awesome music.
HTML5 has recently been published again by the W3C and this podcast introduces the new features and some of the old.
data-* attributes, ruby annotations (not programming), global
tabindex attribute, et cetera.
Anne caught up with Lachlan Hunt, editor of the Selectors API specification, in Oslo, Norway. Lachlan describes the purpose of the spec and who’s implementing it, as well as outstanding issues and fancy new features that the WebAPI Working Group wants to add in due course.
(We hope to put the original video online at some point.)