s take a moment and look back on the life and death of IE6. For those of you who missed the Mountain View funeral, there will be another one held in Colorado on the 4th. For details see http://ie6funeral.com/. May it rest in peace forever, and never, ever be used again.
Now to move onto other recent news.
Best Practices Article by Smashing MagazineHopefully, you know most of this already, but it is a good read.
Storage-Lite in YUI3Ryan Grove has written a Storage Lite package for YUI 3. It isnt a port of YUI 2 Storage Utility, but instead focuses only on the various native methods that existed pre HTML 5. It is a great package and some of these techniques will probably work their way into YUI Storage Utility. Read more about it at http://feeds.yuiblog.com/~r/YahooUserInterfaceBlog/~3/19tp3D3ag7Y/
Need a Job? Work for YUIThe YUI team is hiring. Find out more at http://feeds.yuiblog.com/~r/YahooUserInterfaceBlog/~3/myJCx4R3CMw/.
JQuery 1.4.2 ReleaseThe jQuery team has outdone themselves this time, claiming that they have made jQuery almost twice as fast as before. And it is noticeably faster. Additionally, they have added two functions
.undelegate()to compliment the
.die()functions. Read more about it at http://blog.jquery.com/2010/02/19/jquery-142-released/.
Handle Accent Characters in Your AutoCompleteWant to support more characters in your autocomplete system, check out this post, http://www.alistapart.com/articles/accent-folding-for-auto-complete/, which discusses how.
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