Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of August 17th…
W3C and CSS Variables
"In fact what is being proposed are custom properties which use a function to access the value of the properties later - more of a Mutator getter/setter pair than a directly accessible variable."
Upcoming Twitter API 1.1 Changes
Michael Sippey details some of the forthcoming changes to the Twitter API, and third-party developers are not happy. In fact, many developers are seeing this as Twitter's way of telling third-party client apps to get stuffed!
Webkit Proposes High-Resolution Image Solution
Web developers are looking for a nice way to hand out higher-resolution images to machines like Apple's Retina Display-powered laptops. Seems the WebKit project just added some experimental support for the proposed CSS level 4 image-set specification, with Safari 6 and Chrome 21 already using it.
Facebook Stock Hits Record Low
Facebook's lockout agreement rules expire and early investors dump their stock, driving the price down to under $20. Is anyone surprised?