Mozilla Hacks Weekly, December 22nd 2011

Last Mozilla Hacks Weekly for this year and then we take a break for the holidays. We’ll be back in January again! If you have any feedback on our weekly link posts, format etc, please let us know!

Weekly links December 20th 2011

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The picks this week are:

Havi Hoffman

An Open Letter From Internet Engineers to the U.S. Congress – an articulate and impassioned statement of opposition to SOPA and PIPA and the ensuing costs of network censorship, from an illustrious list of signers.

Havi can be found on Twitter as @freshelectrons

Jean-Yves Perrier

A picture of Jean-Yves Perrier With the advent of responsive web design, numerous side questions arose. One of them is how to allow lists to display fewer information on small screens and to be more verbose on large ones. The start of the solution by Flurin Egger (@flurin), from some Lea Verou’s ideas (@LeaVerou): Elements, Can We Style A Number of Your Children?

If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Jean-Yves, he’s available on Twitter as @teoli2003.

Jeff Griffiths

Tarek Ziadé blogged today about building restful web services with Cornice. Cornice is a Python framework based on Pyramid that Mozilla uses to build services like Firefox Sync.

If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Jeff, he’s available on Twitter as @canuckistani.

Rob Hawkes

You can now host your Mozilla Labs Apps app or game from Github. Awesome!

If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Rob, he’s available on Twitter as @robhawkes.

Robert Nyman

Mobile HTML5 Compatibility Tables – Great compatibility tables going into HTML5 support for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Symbian, iPad and other mobile devices.

If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Robert, he’s available on Twitter as @robertnyman.

About Robert Nyman [Editor emeritus]

Technical Evangelist & Editor of Mozilla Hacks. Gives talks & blogs about HTML5, JavaScript & the Open Web. Robert is a strong believer in HTML5 and the Open Web and has been working since 1999 with Front End development for the web - in Sweden and in New York City. He regularly also blogs at and loves to travel and meet people.

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