Web Platform Team Blog

Making the web awesome

Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Pagination Templates in CSS

One of the ways that we expect CSS Regions to be used is in on-screen paginated presentations. Web pages are usually presented in a ‘continuous’ fashion navigated with a scrollbar. A ‘paginated’ presentation separates the content into pages navigated with arrow keys, buttons or a swipe gesture. One way to achieve a paginated presentation is... Continue reading →

Report from the Web trenches: notes from the May 2012 CSS and SVG W3C Working Group Hamburg Meetings

Several of us from Adobe’s Web Platform and authoring team attended the Hamburg W3C meetings the week of May 7th. Rik Cabanier, Alan Stearns, Dirk Schulze, Steve Zilles, Arno Gourdol and myself were representing Adobe. There were three meetings: SVG Working Group meeting on Monday and Tuesday (May 7-8) FX Task Force meeting on Wednesday... Continue reading →

Join us to Test the Web Forward

We are thrilled to announce a test-focused hackathon that Adobe is organizing along with support from the W3C and community partners called Test the Web Forward. This hackathon builds off the Move the Web Forward initiative in order to help get YOU more involved in contributing to the web platform we all work to define.... Continue reading →

Say No to Faux Bold on A List Apart

It’s way too easy to end up with faux bold and italic when using web fonts. I’ve written an article explaining why this is a bad thing, with tips on how to avoid falling into this trap. Please go and read it at – Alan Stearns Continue reading →

Posted in Tips and Tricks | Comments Off on Say No to Faux Bold on A List Apart