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
It wont be long until I’ve been at Opera a year during which time I’ve been exploring Opera’s more obvious and less obvious accessibility features. As we look forwards at how we enhance the browser for better accessibility support for both users and developers creating accessible standards compliant websites, I thought I’d share with you… Continue Reading Opera accessibility: where we’re at
Last week I spent some time with my boyfriend’s Mum, Patricia, who really struggles with scrolling and empty space on web pages. The two things combined conspire against her making it a real effort to get to the link she wants. She’s mostly a Facebook user which is confusing at the best of times but… Continue Reading Browing tips: zooming and removing horizontal scrolling using Opera
I loved Opera’s April Fools last week on Face Gestures. This was a particularly funny take on Mouse Gestures that allow you to navigate within a browser using simple customised mouse moves. Face Gestures…well see for yourself below, the write up is also on Opera Labs. One pundit picked up on it and talked about… Continue Reading From the sublime to the ridiculous and back again
Just a quick post to share my slides from the Mobile Access – Device-independent or Accessible? panel at the European Accessibility Forum today in Frankfurt. Short and sweet as it was only a five minute presentation. I’d normally go via Slideshare and get a transcript together but it just doesn’t want to play today. I’ll… Continue Reading Does one site fit all?
We’re at South by South West Interactive this week with the team taking part on panels on the future of CSS, mobile, web standards in education and the Web Standards Project Annual meeting. Chris Mills, Molly Holzschlag, Håkon Wium Lie and I are also covering the booth for the next few days doing talks and… Continue Reading SXSW Accessibility lightning talk