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23 Per Cent of Americans Think MP3 is a Robot From Star Wars

A survey of some non-nerdy Americans threw up some baffling holes in the knowledge of the nation, with 11 per cent of people asked thinking "HTML" is a form of sexually-transmitted disease and 12 per cent thinking "USB" is the acronym of a European country. You'd never get answers that stupid in the United States of Britain. Read More >>

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Awesome Guy Re-Created the Star Wars Opening Crawl with HTML and CSS

Here's something completely awesome on a day that needs more awesome. Tim Pietrusky recreated the famous opening crawl of Star Wars from 1977 using HTML, CSS and JavaScript because he couldn't find a web version of it. Read More >>

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Humorous HTML Greeting Cards Are the Route to Any Geek's Heart

If there's a way to any geek's heart, it's through a dubious HTML-based joke — which is why these greeting cards are the perfect way to tell your loved ones exactly what you're thinking. Read More >>

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The Mixed Blessings of HTML5

The last few years have seen some huge developments in the world of online technologies. Flash is a dying platform, abandoned now by Android and relegated to a selection of whitelisted sites by the modern version of IE10, and HTML5 is becoming the norm for rich interactivity. This must be a boon for developers of web-based resources, right? Wrong. Read More >>

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This Is the Most Beautiful Way to Learn How to Code

These days, the sentiment of anyone who doesn't know how to code being destined to a life of homeless ineptitude has become a fairly common (if mildly exaggerated) one. But of all the ways out there to save yourself from a derelict fate, Jon Duckett's HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites, is, perhaps, the most beautiful, information-packed intro to basic web languages you can find. Read More >>

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How to Annoy a Web Developer

Sometimes there's nothing better than a gratuitously geeky joke to raise a smile. Today's XKCD certainly provides just that. Read More >>

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CSS and the Beautiful Future of Web Design

CSS might sound like a language that only geeks can decipher, but its accessibility and power has turned the web into a beautiful playground. This is the language of design, and it's about to blow your mind. Read More >>

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The Future of Gaming Is Quake 4 Running In Your Browser

If anyone had any doubts that the new WebGL and HTML5 technologies could support real, console or desktop-quality gaming, this amazing demo should put that to rest. What you're looking at here is one entire level from Quake 4 rendered purely in the browser -- no plugins, flash or anything, just Javascript, WebGL and Web Audio. This is the future of gaming. Read More >>

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The Humble Origins of the HTML Blink Tag

Lou Montulli was one of the first people to work on the Netscape web browser, which gave birth to many of the venerable (and likely deprecated) web standards some of us grew up with. And if not for him, the much despised (or maybe loved) HTML Blink tag may never have existed. This is his story. Read More >>

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