Archived posts, June 2005

Safari Wishlist

A breakdown of problems and missing features in the current versions of the Safari web browser.

Posted on June 2, 2005 in Browsers

Div Mania

How to avoid overuse of div elements.

Posted on June 3, 2005 in CSS, Quicklinks

Awarded a Web Standards Awards award

456 Berea Street is a Web Standards Awards winner. Yay!

Posted on June 5, 2005 in Quicklinks

Intel inside… the Mac

Apple moves from PowerPC to Intel x86 processors.

Posted on June 6, 2005 in Mac, Quicklinks

Ten questions for Russ Weakley

The roles are reversed for a change.

Posted on June 6, 2005 in Interviews, Quicklinks

Web Essentials CSS Workshops

In case you were looking for a good reason to visit Australia in July.

Posted on June 8, 2005 in CSS, Quicklinks, Web Standards

London calling

Going to London for a few days to attend the @media 2005 web standards and accessibility conference.

Posted on June 8, 2005 in Web Standards

Universal Child Replacement

Child selection without the child combinator – and it works in IE.

Posted on June 11, 2005 in CSS, Quicklinks

Impressions from @media 2005

My impressions from the @media 2005 web standards and accessiblity conference.

Posted on June 11, 2005 in Accessibility, Web Standards

Standards and Accessibility - navigation lists

Comparing screen reader output of tables and unordered lists for navigation.

Posted on June 13, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

JavaScript and Accessibility

Should we tell screen reader users to turn JavaScript off?

Posted on June 13, 2005 in Accessibility, JavaScript, Quicklinks

The bullhorns and short-term thinking

Web developers, disability organisations, and screen reader makers need to work together.

Posted on June 13, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Month Validator

A nice piece of JavaScript for month validating in forms.

Posted on June 13, 2005 in JavaScript, Quicklinks, Usability

Nokia and Safari

Nokia to use WebCore and JavaScriptCore for a mobile / cell phone browser.

Posted on June 13, 2005 in Browsers, Quicklinks

Inverted zoom: designing for low vision

Making a high contrast, large type stylesheet for vision impaired people.

Posted on June 13, 2005 in Accessibility, CSS

Why accessibility?

Please share your very best business arguments for accessibility. Now.

Posted on June 14, 2005 in Accessibility, Content Management, Quicklinks

Zoom for Low Vision

Gez Lemon implements an alternative stylesheet for low vision people.

Posted on June 15, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Web standards vs. Accessibility

Web accessibility is not just for screen readers or blind people.

Posted on June 16, 2005 in Accessibility, Web Standards

Accessibility and a society of control

Andy Clarke on why he doesn’t believe in making web accessibility required by law.

Posted on June 16, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

About ads in feeds

After experimenting with AdSense for feeds for a few weeks I have decided to remove the ads.

Posted on June 18, 2005 in Site news

The role of government in web accessibility

Andy Clarke follows up on his post about legislation and web accessibility.

Posted on June 19, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Accessibility and the Law

More input to the current discussion on accessibility legislation.

Posted on June 19, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Validity and Accessibility

Why is the WCAG working group lowering the importance of validity?

Posted on June 20, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Falling in love with CSS

Web developers and designers talk about their passion for CSS.

Posted on June 20, 2005 in CSS, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Customising custom corners and borders

How to create your own images for my Transparent custom corners and borders technique.

Posted on June 21, 2005 in CSS

Six JavaScript features we do not need any longer

Modern JavaScript can get rid of some bad practices from the past.

Posted on June 21, 2005 in JavaScript, Quicklinks

Accessibility vs BlindSurfer

What can happen when only vision impaired users are catered to.

Posted on June 22, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Web Standards

WaSP Accessibility Task Force

One step closer to better web standards support in assistive technology.

Posted on June 23, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Communicating error messages accessibly

How to present error messages in web forms.

Posted on June 25, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Usability

Zoom layout

Doug Bowman explains how to create a single-column layout.

Posted on June 25, 2005 in Accessibility, CSS, Quicklinks

To-do list for the WaSP ATF

Some things I would like the Web Standards Project Accessibility Task Force to take a closer look at.

Posted on June 26, 2005 in Accessibility

Beginner’s Guide to Moderating a Usability Study

Good advice for usability testing.

Posted on June 26, 2005 in Quicklinks, Usability

Colorblind Barrier Free

How to make figures and presentations that are friendly to colour blind people.

Posted on June 26, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Accessibility Only For Disabilities?

Is web accessibility limited to supporting assistive technologies?

Posted on June 27, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Web Standards

XHTML and error handling

A discussion on whether XHTML should have draconian error handling or not.

Posted on June 27, 2005 in (X)HTML, Quicklinks

Vacation reading: 456 Berea Street unplugged

A list of the best articles I’ve written during the first half of 2005.

Posted on June 30, 2005 in Site news