For almost 15 years, Web designers have had a list of 10 "Core Web fonts" to choose from. Many ask, "Why can’t I just download a font file from my Web server the same way I can an image?" Well, actually, you can. The verbiage for font linking is a little different than images, but the syntax for Webfont linking has been around for over 10 years as a part of the CSS standard. Web typography expert Jason Cranford Teague shows you how to apply the principles of fluid typography, to choose, find and use Webfonts and create your unique typographic voice. Come and find out why 2010 is going to be the year of Web typography.
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As HTML5 and CSS3 gets written, browser vendors are already incorporating their new features allowing for greater design and functionality. However, some major browsers haven’t. How should developers build for a constantly moving target? This panel discusses dealing with those older browsers and embracing new Web design technologies with practical HTML5 and CSS3 demonstrations.
This session presents a wide variety of mistakes, blunders, misconceptions, over-indulgences, intricacies, and generally silly aspects of modern web accessibility. Sometimes the most serious errors are made by well-meaning developers who misunderstand the concepts or take their limited accessibility knowledge to an extreme level - thus web accessibility gone wild.
SS aggregation has reduced the massive ocean of Web content into something more manageable, but we are still left overloaded with information and manual searching. This panel will explore new avenues for finding the Web’s best content, and how this more intelligent Web will affect major media companies, online publishers and consumers.We have confirmed Marshall Kirkpatrick of ReadWriteWeb as a moderator.
Marshall Kirkpatrick VP Content Dev, ReadWriteWeb
Louis Gray Author / Publisher, louisgray.com
Gabe Rivera Founder/CEO, Techmeme
Melanie Baker Community Mgr, AideRSS Inc
Micah Baldwin VP Business Dev, Lijit Networks Inc
Steve Souders, Google
The first chapter of HTML5 For Web Designers, originally published in issue 305 of A List Apart.