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HTML5 provides several conventions that help simplify markup and create more digestible, standards-compliant code. Specifically, we now have the ability to add custom data attributes to HTML elements. Each custom data attribute we create consists of two parts:
1. An attribute name
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Data attribute names must be at least one character long and must be prefixed with 'data-'. Data attributes must not contain any uppercase letters.
2. An attribute value
An attribute value can be any appropriate string.
Consider the following scenario:
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http://jcb.wefixedthisforyou.com/images/datablog/2.jpg" alt="2" width="575" height="265">
Simple enough. We store the list in a variable, then we can access which attributes we need using the dataset p...
What have you been most amazed that your mobile device can do?
And just like that, the entire room exploded. 300 designers, strategists, and general techchampions attended Luke Wroblewski's Mobile Web Design workshop, an intensive add-on to An Event Apart. Hanging on every word Luke said, entranced by his unparalleled presentation style (the man makes Keynote into an artform), we passed 8 hours like kids in a tech-centric candy store. Okay, clearly I've tasted the @lukew Koolaid, but listen to the guy for 5 minutes and you’ll understand why.
He encourages us to rethink everything we have learned about mobile and takes us back to the most important element: our audience. Today’s workshop wasn’t focused on the microscience of kerning or the philosophical implications of a content management system; it was about how to create mobile experiences that make sense. From identifying best practices for input options to offering a side-by-side review of patterns in respo...
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