Stumbling on the escalator - why progressive enhancement is sometimes hard to explain but makes total sense.
Stumbling on the escalator | Christian Heilmann
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- The idea to compare the functionality of an escalator with that of a web applications (or page in general) is one of the most refreshing thoughts I've read over the last couple of weeks.
When it comes down to functionality, a web application should also still be usable, even if parts of the system stop working. I love that.Feb 16, 2012
- Oh, the irony! Commenting an article about progressive enhancement on a platform that actively locks out older browsers like FF3.5...
However, I think the analogy is one of the better. Let's see, if I can bring it up in the next client conversations. Thanks for the article!Feb 16, 2012
- Also, without escalators it's harder to text while descending stairs
Girl falls texting on live newsFeb 16, 2012
- So true, great post!Feb 24, 2012
- This is a great analogy, though I see London tube escalators closed all the time!Jun 16, 2012
- Andrew that is because there is no wireless or mobile connectivity. duh!Jun 16, 2012
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