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?
My site is well overdue a face lift flavoured with HTML5, a dash of ARIA and a healthy dose of WCAG 2.0. As you’d expect playing under the hood with all these things has made me ask a lot of questions so I thought I’d post a few tips along the way that I’ve found… Continue Reading HTML5 Tips: structral elements, Doctype and ARIA
Standards.Next is a series of meetups around the latest technologies used in front-end development for the web. First up is HTML5. We’ll be meeting, Saturday June 27th, the day after @Media featuring short talks on the nitty gritty of HTML5, tales from the frontline, the controversies, the agonies and the ecstasies. There’ll be beer on… Continue Reading Standards.Next – HTML5 meetup Saturday June 27th
Latest from around the web and also on it that’s caught my eye: Webaxe interview with Gez Lemon – Gez talks about WAI-ARIA, HTML5 and the Web Accessibility Toolbar. Dr Who theme – full length version played on 8 iPhones and two Wii controllers at Open Hack Day London. Complete with a conductor no less.… Continue Reading Yay Factor! Gez Lemon on WAI-ARIA, Dr Who and design meets disability
Most things have a shelf life and technology on the web is no different. Tricks and hacks that once seemed to save the day sometimes need to be retired as newer technologies or techniques get implemented. I can think of plenty of accessibility solutions that have found their way into the archives such as using… Continue Reading The shelf life of a skip link
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