Archived posts, August 2007

Keep track of website uptime with Pingdom

Pingdom helps you monitor your website’s downtime by pinging it from servers placed around the world.

Posted on August 1, 2007 in Technology

What lies ahead, and a possible opportunity

I’m back from my combined vacation and parental leave, and want to talk a bit about what the future has in store.

Posted on August 7, 2007 in Life, Site news, Site news

Are we designers or developers?

If you do not do graphic design, but work with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and accessibility, are you a designer or a developer?

Posted on August 8, 2007 in Web General

Microformats (Book review)

John Allsopp explains what microformats are and how to use them to enhance the semantics of your markup.

Posted on August 13, 2007 in (X)HTML, Reviews

The HTML 5 circus: Why I left and rejoined the W3C HTML Working Group

I left the W3C HTML Working Group in July 2007 and rejoined it in August. Here is why.

Posted on August 16, 2007 in (X)HTML, HTML 5, Rants, Web Standards

Just Ask - Integrating Accessibility Throughout Design (Book review)

Shawn Lawton Henry’s book tells you how to improve the accessibility of your website or product by involving people with disabilities throughout your projects.

Posted on August 20, 2007 in Accessibility, Reviews

JavaScript interaction must be input device independent

Make your JavaScript device-independent and accessible to all by assigning user interaction event handlers such as onclick to links instead of non-keyboard focusable elements.

Posted on August 21, 2007 in Accessibility, JavaScript

cmf2007: A Web conference focused on content management

Go to Aarhus, Denmark in November 2007 and talk to CMS vendors and developers about web standards, accessibility and usability.

Posted on August 22, 2007 in Conferences, Content Management

Late 2007 Web conference and event roundup

A list of Web related conferences, workshops and other events that take place around the world in the last months of 2007.

Posted on August 29, 2007 in Conferences

Understanding and extending semantics in HTML

John Allsopp on the current and possible future states of semantics on the HTML based Web.

Posted on August 31, 2007 in (X)HTML, Quicklinks