This is a nice overview of where you should be spending your mobile device testing time if you’re clueless about where to begin. Obviously it skews toward BrowserStack’s offerings, but it’s a pretty solid list of devices. It doesn’t touch on browsers though, which means Opera is a glaring omission.
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Here’s a little bit of an introduction to the 2016 10k Apart contest from yours truly.
I’m so excited about this new contest!
If you can, there’s big money waiting for you!
PS - I’ll be writing up the build process for the site in the coming weeks.
I love this overview of handy column-busting CSS options.
I’m learning more and more about Service Workers every day…
Edge 14 is out. I’m so proud of my colleagues working on this browser. My favorite bit? The focus on accessibility (and the 100% score on HTML5Accessibility’s browser benchmark to back it up).
I loved taking this course as part of my job training at Microsoft and I’m so excited that they’ve made it public. I learned a ton and I’m sure you will too:
In this course, you’ll deepen your understanding of unconscious biases, how they influence behavior, and how they impact us all. You’ll also learn numerous actions you can take to help counter bias in your own work environment.
This is an awesome post from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on the future of Artificial Intelligence, recommendations for the development of AI, and what will be required of us as humans interacting with it.
The world’s cheapest smartphone (251 Indian Rupees—less than US$4) is here. The specs:
- 4-inch screen
- 1.3GHz quad-core processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 8GB of internal storage (supporting memory cards of up to 32GB)
- 8-megapixel rear camera with flash
- 3.2-megapixel front camera
- 1800mAh battery
- Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
The rollout is slow and units are being sold at a loss, but still. This is amazing and the program, which is subsidized by the Indian government, will bring the web to millions who have not been able to access it previously.