Category Archives: Technology 101

Learn about SMIL 3.0 and test it!

SMIL stands for Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language. It is an XML language which has been designed for creating interactive multimedia presentations, including timing and synchronization. For example, a fade effect from black to a photograph, or starting an animation at the same time than an audio file. What's new?

Once Upon A Time, Web Standards Curriculum

Once upon a time, we started the Quality Assurance activity at W3C in 2001, one of the objectives was to find a way to improve the materials for communicating with Web developers. In the QA group, Snorre M. Grimsby (Opera) told me that we might find resources for producing educational materials. The discussion became quiet for a while and restarted in June 2006 with David Storey (Opera). As the same time, some people at WASP started a survey for defining requirements for a Web Standards Curriculum.