Archived posts, June 2007

Reasons for code bloat

Chris Heilmann talks about what causes the code on Web projects to grow out of control.

Posted on June 4, 2007 in (X)HTML, CSS, Coding, JavaScript

Content management systems and accessibility

Several open source CMSs were evaluated to determine the accessibility of their admin interfaces.

Posted on June 5, 2007 in Accessibility, Content Management

Software update day: Netscape, Camino, NetNewsWire, Movable Type

Several major updates to Web related software that I use either on a daily basis or for testing purposes were released on the same day.

Posted on June 6, 2007 in Browsers, Mac, Movable Type

HTML 5 and accessibility

The HTML Working Group is required to cooperate with the Web Accessibility Initiative to ensure that HTML 5 enables accessibility.

Posted on June 7, 2007 in Accessibility, HTML 5

WCAG Samurai Errata published

The WCAG Samurai have published the first draft of their errata for and extensions to WCAG 1.0.

Posted on June 8, 2007 in Accessibility, Web Standards

Keep HTML and CSS out of my inbox. Please.

Jeffrey Zeldman thinks HTML and CSS in e-mail sucks, and I agree.

Posted on June 11, 2007 in (X)HTML, CSS, Rants

Safari now officially available for Windows

Apple’s web browser Safari is now officially available for Windows as well as for Mac OS X.

Posted on June 11, 2007 in Browsers, Mac

5 blogs that make me think

Five bloggers whose writings tend to make me think.

Posted on June 12, 2007 in Accessibility, Web Standards, Writing

Pro JavaScript Techniques (Book review)

John Resig dives into the deep end and explains really advanced JavaScript. The Pro in this book’s title is no joke.

Posted on June 13, 2007 in JavaScript, Reviews

Safari 3 beta impressions

My impressions of the first Safari 3 beta after using it for a couple of days, on both Mac OS X and Windows XP.

Posted on June 14, 2007 in Browsers, Mac

Validating comments (and fixing comment preview)

Only valid HTML 4.01 Strict is allowed in comments posted on 456 Berea Street, thanks to Jacques Distler’s MTValidate plugin.

Posted on June 18, 2007 in Movable Type

Business case for Web standards Wiki

A place to collect arguments for using Web standards, as well as counterarguments and success stories.

Posted on June 19, 2007 in Web Standards

Westciv’s free Web standards courses restarting

The first section of Westciv’s 12 week online course on CSS was published on Monday, June 18, 2007.

Posted on June 20, 2007 in CSS, Web Standards

Opera Mini 4 beta available

A beta of Opera Mini 4, a free web browser for mobile phones that support the MIDP2.0 standard, is available for download.

Posted on June 21, 2007 in Browsers, Mobile Web

A new phase of life

I now have a tiny human being to take care of. I expect fatherhood to be rather time consuming, which translates to less activity around here for a while.

Posted on June 26, 2007 in Life

Safari/WebKit has a new Web Inspector

Recent nightly builds of WebKit have a brand new Web Inspector that is much improved over the previous version, and is available for both Mac and Windows.

Posted on June 27, 2007 in Browsers

Build Your Own Ruby on Rails Web Applications (Book review)

A great introduction to Ruby on Rails, the framework everyone is talking about.

Posted on June 28, 2007 in Reviews

London 2012 Olympics branding film causes epileptic seizures

A segment of a film that promotes the London 2012 Olympic Games brand has triggered epileptic seizures in at least thirty people.

Posted on June 29, 2007 in Accessibility, Graphic Design