The web is fractured and scary again, and that's a good thing

In web years I guess I'm old. I've been using, and building, the web for well over a decade now.  I remember a time when getting online meant making sure that no one was using the phone or sending a fax, and when I switched from a BBS to a "graphical browser" and web pages. The exciting challenges In…

On the new HTML5 number field

With the fervor around the shiny new HTML5 elements, and the mad dash to get everything working on "mobile", I worry that we're repeating the errors of the past. type="number" One of the new HTML5 form options is the number attribute for input fields. This goes hand-in-hand with other attributes such as tel, email, etc. to…