Link: Mocking HTML5 API’s Using PhantomJS Extensions

http://collectiveidea.com/blog/archives/2014/01/21/mocking-html5-apis-using-phantomjs-extensions/ An interesting look at how you can test your code with HTML5 API’s where you can’t mock with something like VCR.

Link: About inline-blocks

http://webdesigner-webdeveloper.com/weblog/about-inline-blocks/ An in-depth review of inline-blocks in HTML. Most front-end developers will probably “know” most of this, but it’s good to see a clear, organized presentation of the information. Via http://tinyletter.com/assaf/letters/weekend-reading-r-actualmoney

Link: Responsive Web design not a long-term solution to mobility: Forrester

http://www.mobilemarketer.com/cms/news/research/17101.html The article refers to “Responsive Delivery” which is a term I hadn’t heard before. It seems to be a concept where you still send CSS/HTML/JS to all devices, but you change what resources/components you send based on the device. I’m not sure how this would be easier than RWD, but maybe with some specific […]

Link: Touch action tests

http://www.quirksmode.org/mobile/tableTouch.html PPK just updated his results table for touch actions on mobile devices. A fantastic resource for low-level mobile web interaction details. Via: http://www.quirksmode.org/blog/archives/2014/01/touch_action_te.html

Link: Link: Scrolling is easier than clicking

http://bokardo.com/archives/scrolling-easier-clicking/ I hadn’t ever considered it, but it is easier to scroll than click. I wonder if some of that is human nature – wanting to find out what’s next. Via:¬†http://tinyletter.com/assaf/letters/weekend-reading-bikeshed-io