Archived posts, March 2010

Reverse chronological order comments

A few suggestions for sites that display reader comments in reverse chronological order, especially in combination with paging.

Posted on March 11, 2010 in Usability

IE9 Platform Preview available

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.

Posted on March 16, 2010 in Browsers, HTML 5, CSS, (X)HTML

Open hidden folders in the Mac OS X Finder

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.

Posted on March 18, 2010 in Mac

Heading navigation in web browsers

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.

Posted on March 22, 2010 in Browsers, Usability, Accessibility

A selection of VoiceOver keyboard commands

A selection of keyboard shortcuts used to control the VoiceOver screen reader in Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard).

Posted on March 29, 2010 in Accessibility, Mac, Apple