2006

In March, the first tweets were tweeted; in August, jQuery 1.0 appeared. In its second year, 24 ways wrote responsible JavaScript and hinted at a mobile web, although mobile phones didn’t yet have proper browsers. Using CSS3 in client work was still a pipedream. And in October, IE7 was officially released by Microsoft — no words.

  1. Making XML Beautiful Again: Introducing Client-Side XSL

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    Ian Forrester gives an introduction to using XML’s forgotten child, XSL, as a client-side transformation language. Like a warming wooly scarf against the biting winter wind, Ian shows how XSL can be used to take the edge of even the ugliest XML documents to make them beautiful again. Thou shalt find the winter’s rage freeze thy blood less coldly.

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