Archived posts, October 2008

Google to webmasters: Write clean HTML and consider accessibility

Google encourages webmasters to make sure their websites work in all browsers by writing valid HTML and considering accessibility.

Posted on October 7, 2008 in Accessibility, Web Standards

Recently discovered web developer-related Firefox add-ons

A few very useful Firefox extensions/add-ons that I only recently discovered: ColorZilla, Firefox Accessibility Extension, Screengrab!, and WAVE Toolbar.

Posted on October 14, 2008 in Accessibility, Browsers

Authentic Jobs October 2008 promo: 30% off

Use the promo code BEREA31 to get 30% off job listings on Authentic Jobs. Valid until October 31 2008.

Posted on October 16, 2008 in Job openings

NoScript for Firefox

Surfing the web with NoScript installed lets you decide which sites are allowed to run JavaScript, Flash and other active content in your Firefox.

Posted on October 17, 2008 in Browsers, JavaScript

Upgraded to Movable Type 4.21

After years of stalling I finally upgraded Movable Type from 2.65 to 4.21 and ran into one or two issues that may be of interest to other Movable Type users.

Posted on October 20, 2008 in Movable Type, Site news

The WebKit/Safari Web Inspector is getting even better

The latest update to the Webkit Web Inspector is very impressive and makes WebKit (and Safari, once it includes the new version of the Web Inspector) a viable web development browser.

Posted on October 22, 2008 in Apple, Browsers

Scroll Magazine puts web stuff on paper

Scroll Magazine is a magazine for web professionals, available on paper and for on-screen reading in PDF and HTML formats.

Posted on October 27, 2008 in Web General

How (a couple of) screen readers handle JavaScript events

Screen readers don’t always work as well with JavaScript as you might want or expect them to. But what exactly is it that doesn’t work?

Posted on October 29, 2008 in Accessibility, JavaScript

Validate an entire site with the Free Site Validator

The Free Site Validator crawls an entire site, validates all pages it finds with the W3C validator, and verifies all links it finds on the site.

Posted on October 30, 2008 in (X)HTML, Web Standards