Quicklinks

These posts are short comments on longer articles posted elsewhere. They vary in length, and some have interesting discussions going on in the comments.

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

Why styling form controls with CSS is problematic

Eric Meyer explains the technical reasons for form controls being so hard to style consistently across platforms.

Posted on May 24, 2007

WCAG 2.0 Working Draft updated

The WCAG Working Group has published an updated Working Draft of WCAG 2.0 and issued a new Call for review.

Posted on May 21, 2007

O’Reilly sites implement ReadSpeaker voice technology

The same technology that I use to offer an audio version of my RSS feed is now used across the O’Reilly network of websites.

Posted on May 15, 2007

Is HTML 5 a slippery slope?

Tommy Olsson comments on the possibility of backwards compatibility and standardised error handling being bad for overall code quality.

Posted on May 10, 2007

Interviewed for AppleMac.se

In an interview for the Swedish Apple blog AppleMac.se, I talk a bit about my experience of being a Mac user.

Posted on April 30, 2007

The Autistic Cuckoo returns (sort of)

Tommy Olsson temporarily resurrects his blog to inform us of some great articles he has published on other sites.

Posted on April 26, 2007

5 questions for 35 designers

Smashing Magazine asked 35 designers 5 questions each and compiled the answers into a huge article with many good design tips.

Posted on April 23, 2007

Unobtrusive and keyboard accessible connected select boxes

One nice approach to creating connected select boxes that are keyboard accessible and do not require JavaScript.

Posted on April 18, 2007

Guidelines for creating better markup

Writing good markup is a craft. Here are some guidelines that will help you improve the quality of your markup.

Posted on April 12, 2007

Adding vs. not removing accessibility

Only sites that are badly constructed to begin with or have had too many accessibility-removing additions grafted on need to be made accessible.

Posted on April 11, 2007

base2.DOM is my kind of JavaScript library

Dean Edwards has created a library that is standards-based and lets JavaScript look like JavaScript.

Posted on April 3, 2007

Joining the W3C HTML Working Group

The new W3C HTML Working Group really is open to the community of Web professionals. Consider joining. I did.

Posted on April 2, 2007

WCAG 2.0 released today

Completely out of the blue, the Final Recommendation of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 was released today.

Posted on April 1, 2007

Truwex Online: An accessibility and quality validator

Another online tool to help you keep the quality of your sites up. This one checks all HTML on a page, including any that is generated by JavaScript.

Posted on March 28, 2007

Connection07 reminder

The Connection07 conference is coming up. March 27 is the day to be in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Posted on March 22, 2007

From Business to Buttons: a usability conference

Malmö, Sweden, June 14-15 2007. Speakers include Brandon Schauer and Ben Saffer from Adaptive Path, and Kim Goodwin from Cooper.

Posted on March 21, 2007

What should Molly do at Microsoft?

Molly Holzschlag will be working with Microsoft on standards and interoperability issues, and wants your opinion on where to start.

Posted on March 19, 2007

New mailing list: HTML 5 Help

Subscribe to the whatwg-org mailing list, the place for HTML 5 authors to help other HTML 5 authors.

Posted on March 15, 2007

Usability in the movies

The top ten computer usability bloopers we see in the movies.

Posted on March 12, 2007

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