Archived posts, November 2009

Results from WebAIM’s screen October 2009 screen reader user survey

The results from WebAIM’s October 2009 screen reader user survey have been posted. Some results are expected while others can be a bit surprising.

Posted on November 2, 2009 in Accessibility

New accessibility overview on the W3C website

The new W3C website has a new and very good summary of the why, what, and how of Web accessibility.

Posted on November 3, 2009 in Accessibility, Web Standards

Authentic Jobs refreshed

Job listing site Authentic Jobs has been redesigned, realigned, retooled and relaunched.

Posted on November 4, 2009 in Job openings

Happy 5th birthday, Firefox!

Thank you, and other modern browsers like Safari and Opera, for changing the Web.

Posted on November 9, 2009 in Browsers

Headings and document structure conclusions

There appears to be no single solution to heading structure in HTML that fits all situations, but as I see it there are two choices.

Posted on November 10, 2009 in (X)HTML, Accessibility

WebKit Web Inspector improvements

The web developer tool for Safari and other WebKit-based browsers has just received a number of improved and new features worth checking out.

Posted on November 11, 2009 in Browsers, Coding

Vendor-specific extensions are invalid CSS

Vendor-specific extensions, even if written according to the CSS 2.1 grammar, use property names and values that are not defined in the CSS specification and are invalid.

Posted on November 16, 2009 in CSS, Web Standards

Do you find table summaries helpful?

Looking for input from screen reader users with regards to the usefulness of the summary attribute for data tables and the information provided in it.

Posted on November 17, 2009 in Accessibility, HTML 5

Microsoft talks about Internet Explorer 9

News on what we can expect from the next version of Internet Explorer: highlights include improved performance, CSS 3 selectors, and better text rendering.

Posted on November 20, 2009 in Browsers

CSSquirrel makes comics out of hot topics

At cssquirrel.com, Kyle Weems turns hot web related topics into enjoyable comics that should make a lot of web geeks smile.

Posted on November 24, 2009 in (X)HTML, Web Standards

XHTML 1.0 helped improve the Web

Jeffrey Zeldman on how the stricter and clearer rules of XHTML 1.0 made many web professionals improve their markup.

Posted on November 30, 2009 in (X)HTML, HTML 5, Web Standards