Craig is a Director of OptimalWorks Ltd, a UK consultancy dedicated to building award-winning websites implementing standards, accessibility, SEO, and best-practice techniques.
RIP Twitter API 1.0
From today, you must use Twitter’s API version 1.1 to integrate with the service. Is that a problem? Craig discusses a number of issues which could backfire.
Google Reader: Time to Plan Your Exit Strategy
If you depend on Google Reader, you have less than one month to pack your data and head elsewhere. Craig provides the tips Google doesn’t…
Browser Trends June 2013: Chrome Outnumbers Firefox 2 to 1
Craig takes another look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. Has Chrome had its largest ever rise and can Mozilla reverse Firefox’s decline?
Do You Really Need jQuery?
7 Ways to Improve Your Responsive Web Design Approach
Using Responsive Web Design techniques may be cheap, but is it easy? Craig provides seven tips for designers and developers considering their next site layout…
Happy 10th Birthday WordPress
We’re all getting older and WordPress is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Craig reveals the impressive statistics and the reason WordPress became popular despite the criticism.
RWD: It’s Not Desktop vs Mobile
Despite passionate pleas for responsive toggle switches, Craig is convinced they should not be necessary on well-designed RWD sites. Do you agree?
How to Use Your Own Web Statistics at caniuse.com
How many of your website users will be able to use that amazing HTML5 feature you’re adding? Thankfully, Craig has discovered a new facility at caniuse.com which provides the answers.
What’s New in Chrome 27
Chrome 27 will be the last version of the browser to use the Webkit rendering engine. Craig looks at some interesting new features…