January 15, 2013
The July 22, 2004 Working Draft of XHTML 2.0 abandons accesskey for a much more powerful and flexible access attribute that will put the user in control and allow keyboard users to define their own keystrokes. Continue Reading The Future of Accesskeys
January 5, 2013
While the history of the web as we know it has a short timeline (when it comes to history), there is enough of a timeline now that we should be able to learn from our past mistakes. As George Santayana (1863 -1952) wrote in 1906, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.“.
Continue Reading Everything Old is New
August 15, 2012
What I wouldn’t give to strap Biz and Evan into some chairs and make them listen to this in JAWs or VoiceOver today. Seriously guys? You’re supposed to exemplify the brightest and best of what Silicon Valley has to offer, and this is the excrement you deliver? They seemingly didn’t spend 10 minutes even thinking about accessibility.
Continue Reading Medium Scores Low
May 13, 2012
(a.k.a. “Can you give me some numbers?”) Originally posted: July 2007 Often, decisions and compromises must be made in projects large and small. Experienced decision makers surround themselves with factual data so that they can weigh the benefits and risks of any crucial decision. When it comes to online accessibility, it is important to remember… Continue Reading User Statistics – People with Disabilities
March 12, 2012
I have added a new category to the ‘ol blog: Archive. You may find some of this interesting, or useless – no matter. None of it is new, and most of it will be archived material that was either previously posted at WATS.ca or has been kicking around my Hard Drive for a number of years.
Continue Reading Adding a New Category – Archive