Category: Accessibility

We Haven’t Forgotten About Accessibility, Have We?

Published 7 years 2 weeks ago on October 18, 2010

There was a time when accessibility conversations took place as much as the latest tricks with CSS or JavaScript. Has the world moved on, leaving accessibility in the dust? Realizing that I have done my fair share of neglecting accessibility best practices lately, I’m going to focus on it.

Is it Now Acceptable to Require JavaScript?

Published 7 years 4 months ago on June 21, 2010

It’s not a new trend, but it’s something I see more and more with bigger companies who pride themselves on building (upon) standards based, open platforms. Is it becoming increasingly acceptable to build Web applications that require JavaScript?

The Trouble with Lightbox (and its Variants)

Published 8 years 3 weeks ago on October 12, 2009

Lightbox is a great image display technique for the modern Web, just be sure it’s still usable!

Building Functional Alt Sites using SWFAddress

Published 8 years 5 months ago on May 18, 2009

When developing a full Flash website, it is very important to provide an effective alternate site for viewing. SWFAddress helps extensively with exactly that.

Covering the Implication and Basics of CSS Animation

Published 8 years 5 months ago on May 4, 2009

Allowing CSS to control the animation of various aspects of your document can have some very interesting implications. Should CSS or JavaScript control animation?

Working with canvas – Some Background and Basics

Published 8 years 7 months ago on March 23, 2009

Canvas is an HTML element that provides a surface on which to draw with JavaScript

Respecting Color Contrast in Web Design

Published 9 years 2 weeks ago on October 20, 2008

Color contrast is a very important aspect of Web design. Be sure to test your color contrast.

Current Events: Google’s Improved Flash Indexing

Published 9 years 3 months ago on July 7, 2008

Google recently updated their indexing algorithm to include textual Flash content. Is that a good or bad thing?

Improving Your Process: Maintaining Product Quality

Published 9 years 6 months ago on April 14, 2008

As a Web designer or developer, it’s important to make sure that your products remain top quality, regardless of any speed bumps you may encounter.

Current Events: Captioning Sucks!

Published 9 years 6 months ago on April 7, 2008

Joe Clark and the Open & Closed Project have recently launched CaptioningSUCKS.com in an effort to spread awareness about the sad state of captioning online.

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