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Untangle the web - web standards

Untangle the web - web standards

Web standards - what are they and why do they matter today. A talk for Untangle the Web at Google Campus, April 8th 2013.

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Rachel Andrew

April 08, 2013
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  1. Web Standards What are they, and why do they matter

    today? Rachel Andrew, Untangle the Web, London April 2013 Monday, 8 April 13
  2. What are these web standards? Monday, 8 April 13

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  6. Maturity Levels Working Draft Monday, 8 April 13

  7. Maturity Levels Candidate Recommendation Monday, 8 April 13

  8. Maturity Levels Proposed Recommendation Monday, 8 April 13

  9. Maturity Levels W3C Recommendation - a “web standard” Monday, 8

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  10. “Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat

    it.” George Santayana Monday, 8 April 13
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  12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/oimax/2141263830 Monday, 8 April 13

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  18. IE Usage http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Internet-explorer-usage-data.svg Monday, 8 April 13

  19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mn_francis/215936669 Monday, 8 April 13

  20. The Web Standards Project Monday, 8 April 13

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  24. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ventanazul/2201719533 Monday, 8 April 13

  25. WebKit Safari, Chrome ... Blink Monday, 8 April 13

  26. http://cognition.happycog.com/article/building-the-happy-cog-test-lab Monday, 8 April 13

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  30. Do web standards matter today? Monday, 8 April 13

  31. Standards give us a framework to experiment Monday, 8 April

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  33. Standards guard against a monoculture Monday, 8 April 13

  34. Standards help to future-proof our work Monday, 8 April 13

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  36. How should we ensure we follow standards? Monday, 8 April

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  37. Validate your work ... if something is invalid - know

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  38. Work to the spec avoid targeting one particular browser/rendering engine

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  39. Target features not browsers when dealing with lack of support

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  40. Keep it accessible the web is for everyone - and

    it’s our job to keep it that way Monday, 8 April 13
  41. Thank you http://rachelandrew.co.uk/presentations/web-standards @rachelandrew Monday, 8 April 13