Performance aspects of Google’s HTML/CSS Style Guide | Zoompf
Google published a HTML and CSS Style Guide with some assumed best practices. Zoompf took a critical look at the tips that Google gives from a preformance prespective. A very good read this is! Good to see that Zoompf and Google disagree on some things (I disagree on others, of course).
A News Literacy Guide from NewsTrust.net - Crap Detection 101
I wanted to link to an article which – when I looked at the title – seemed to be about the collaboration between front-end development and UX teams. But it turned out to be an enormous pile of utter bullshit. Albert de Klein suggested me to link to this article by Howard Rheingold instead.
Viewport Sized Typography | CSS-Tricks
Sometimes you'd like your typography to be somewhat related to the viewport size. In the near future you could use some new units just for that. Chris Coyier explains – in depth as always – how they work and more. You should read this.
Adactio: Journal—dConstruct optimisation
Performance makes your site feel great and as such it should be part of your design proces. Here's what Jeremy Keith did to make the dConstruct site as fast as it is. You should really read it, especially if you – for some weird reason – think it is OK to make a website bigger than 100K. I like the idea of using performance artefacts as an aestetic and I'd love to see some design centered articles about performance.
Word wrapping/hyphenation using CSS - Kenneth Auchenberg
Kenneth Auchenberg explains what to do if you really want hyphenation in your webste and you want it to work on as many browsers as possible.
Web Design Education Sucks | Boagworld
I agree with this title. I know from experience that some things are changing though, at least here in The Netherlands: some universities are actually bringing in professionals, I just finished a ten week course about modern web technologie for designers right here in Amsterdam and a colleague of mine is giving a course about maintainable CSS right now in Rotterdam.