Interview with Technikwuerze: Unite, accessibility, HTML5, SVG, education and Opera’s role

Myself and my colleague Navjot Pawara were interviewed by German podcast Technikwuerze. In it Nav covers Opera Unite – what it is and how you can use it and I chat about Opera’s approach to accessibility, HTML5, SVG, development and education. Aside from a minor glitch in the middle when I seem to disappear altogether… Continue Reading Interview with Technikwuerze: Unite, accessibility, HTML5, SVG, education and Opera’s role

A brief history of web standards – available in Traditional and Simplified Chinese

A huge thank you to Samuel Chong who’s translated my article A Brief History of Web Standards into both traditional and simplified Chinese. This brings the collection of translations up to three with the Greek translation: Web网站标准的简史以及对使用者的好处 – Simplified Chinese Web網站標準的簡史以及對使用者的好處 – traditional Chinese Τα web standards και η χρησιμότητά τους – Greek. You can… Continue Reading A brief history of web standards – available in Traditional and Simplified Chinese

Just how accessible is SVG?

I’ve been dipping my toes into Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) lately and wondering how this can be made accessible and usable for all. It seems like a very under used technology which is a pity given it’s potential to be more readable by assitive technologies such as screen readers, braille displays and screen magnification than… Continue Reading Just how accessible is SVG?