Archived posts, September 2007
Visual verification of distorted characters displayed in an image is a major accessibility barrier to people who are visually impaired, blind, or dyslexic.
Cameron Moll explains how to design and develop websites for the incredible amount of people accessing the Web from their mobile phones.
In the current editor's draft of the HTML 5 specification, the alt attribute for images is no longer required. I am not convinced that this is a good idea.
HTML email sucks, but it isn't going away. So instead of complaining we should do what we can to help improve support for Web Standards in email clients.
A list of tools that help make your design readable to all users by checking if text has sufficient contrast against its background.
Ten well-known Web professionals explain their approach to solving a specific problem each, all with web standards and accessibility in mind.
Allowing comments is a great way to get reader feedback, but because of frequent abuse managing comments takes a lot of time that could be spent on better things.
Jenifer Tidwell explains design patterns that solve common problems encountered when designing user interfaces for websites as well as web and desktop applications.