Archived posts, March 2010
Joe Clark takes a look at the accessibility (or rather the lack of it) of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics websites.
When an image is missing or images are disabled, web browsers should completely replace the image with its alt text.
HTML5, HTML: The Markup Language, HTML5 differences from HTML4, HTML+RDFa, HTML Microdata, HTML Canvas 2D Context, and Additional Requirements for Bidi in HTML.
A few suggestions for sites that display reader comments in reverse chronological order, especially in combination with paging.
A platform preview of Internet Explorer 9 is now available for download. News include better performance and improved support for HTML5, CSS3, DOM, SVG, and XHTML.
To open hidden folders in the Mac OS X Finder, either press Shift + Cmd + G and enter the folder's path or type "open /path/to/folder" in a Terminal window.
Very few web browsers allow users to step through the headings on a page. This functionality would benefit keyboard users, so I would like to see more browsers implement it.
A walkthrough of what I did to get everything working again after doing a clean install upgrade from Mac OS X 10.5 to 10.6.
A selection of keyboard shortcuts used to control the VoiceOver screen reader in Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard).