Web Development News November 2010 B

Here are some belated interesting news articles from the Second half of November.


Nikolas Zakas wrote a good article showcasing how to use Web Sockets and the YUI 3 Gallery EventSource widget to have your client-side JavaScript respond to server-side events (this is the future of the web): http://www.yuiblog.com/blog/2010/11/29/in-the-yui-3-gallery-server-sent-events/.


A List Apart featured two articles discussing accessibility support using ARIA standards. The first article discusses the upcoming proposed changes to the standard (WAI-ARIA) and the second discusses how to progressively enhance your pages using ARIA:



This is a great article discussing a pure CSS solution to for arrows in webpages. This is particularly useful for modal dialogs that point to a particular DOM element: http://www.yuiblog.com/blog/2010/11/22/css-quick-tip-css-arrows-and-shapes-without-markup/.


A new version (1.7) of Prototype was released, http://prototypejs.org/2010/11/22/prototype-1-7.