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WebPlatform Docs

A new initiative from the W3C:

Web Platform Docs is a new community-driven site that aims to become a comprehensive and authoritative source for web developer documentation.

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iBooks and ePub

Liza Daly takes a look at how iBooks does and doesn’t adhere to the ePub specification. With actual code samples and examples of “broken” files.

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HTML WG Working Drafts Have Been Published

The list includes HTML5, HTML+RDFa, HTML Microdata, HTML Canvas 2D Context, HTML5 Differences from HTML4 and HTML: The Markup Language.

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Jeffrey Zeldman on Flash, the iPad, and Standards

You can always count on Zeldman to say things like

As the percentage of web users on non-Flash-capable platforms grows, developers who currently create Flash experiences with no fallbacks will have to rethink their strategy and start with the basics before adding a Flash layer. They will need to ensure that content and experience are delivered with or without Flash.

But it’s still good to have him say them.

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Misunderstanding markup

Jeremy Keith explains some of the problems of perception in the recent XHTML2/HTML5 showdown. If you’ve been confused thus-far, let this be your panacea.

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Dave Shea on Why He’s Backing HTML5

The points he makes are good ones, and I agree with most of them. The comments are pretty lively on this one, but seem civilized.