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Our Work Here is Done

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:20:11 +0000

Thanks to the hard work of countless WaSP members and supporters (like you), Tim Berners-Lee’s vision of the web as an open, accessible, and universal community is largely the reality.

Call for action on Vendor Prefixes

Thu, 09 Feb 2012 14:56:52 +0000

When I first became involved with The Web Standards Project I was, like most of my peers, either building two completely different sites to support the version 4 behemoths – Internet Explorer and Netscape, or making a decision as to which browser people should use to view the site. Internet Explorer 6, despite all of [...]

Web Design Course Materials Licensed to W3C

Wed, 08 Feb 2012 12:01:25 +0000

As professional web builders we know that the web is constantly changing and our methods and practices must respond and adapt as well. There are so many new disciplines web professionals need to be know about, if not specizlized in, that weren’t around ten or even five years ago. It’s not always easy to keep [...]

An End to Aging IE Installs

Thu, 15 Dec 2011 20:33:51 +0000

Do you hear that sound? That’s right Johnny, it’s the sound of millions of web professionals breathing a collective sigh of relief.

Beyond the Blue Beanie?

Wed, 30 Nov 2011 15:53:17 +0000

You put on your blue beanie every year. But you can make a difference throughout the year. For several years, web workers passionate about web standards have donned blue beanies for one day to bring attention to the importance of using web standards, keeping the web open, and continually moving it forward. We dutifully change [...]

The Sherpas are Here

Sun, 13 Mar 2011 16:49:51 +0000

After many months of hard work, we’re excited to announce the launch of Web Standards Sherpa.

HTML5? Check. Accessible HTML5? Um…

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 21:22:33 +0000

The Paciello Group and others are examining the accessibility of HTML5 implementations across the current spate of browsers. Their findings are a little disheartening.

HTML5 logo: W3C takes a step in the right direction

Fri, 28 Jan 2011 20:32:04 +0000

With a little back-pedalling, the W3C has moved away from their blanket characterization of modern web tech as “HTML5”.

HTML5 logo: be proud, but don’t muddy the waters!

Tue, 18 Jan 2011 20:50:03 +0000

In which we ask that the W3C to come up with a new monicker for the umbrella of modern web technologies.

Small Business Update

Thu, 05 Aug 2010 21:01:03 +0000

A while back I announced WaSP's new small business outreach effort and, thanks to your help, we've been making great progress.