I have a dream…that the UT Home Page will be modernized. It has been over 3 years since our last major redesign, and while the information design, branding and content are still on the mark, there is plenty of room for technical improvements. (Lord, isn’t that always true?)
Now my dream is coming true! So, for your preview pleasure,
I was just catching up on my blog reading and Ian’s interview with Andy Clarke on Accessify got me to thinking about “web accessibility snake oil salesmen”. As more and more people wake up to the concept of accessible web sites, is there a need for official accessibility certification?
I have high hopes that the browser wars on the desktop will soon be over (yes, I’m an optimist). The power of web standards is becoming so clear it is impossible to resist. Whew, now we can all focus on quality design based on web standards and be more productive. Right?
Castle drawbridge creaks open to reveal thousands of different mobile devices each running a different mobile browser.
Every month my team gathers for “Show & Tell”. One lucky
victim volunteer leads a discussion on a cool project or discovery they have made in our field of web design and development. This month I asked if I could take the team on a virtual fieldtrip to Australia to hear Tantek Çelik’s presentation on The Elements of Meaningful XHTML from Web Essentials ’05.
Take a step back in time to Sunday, March 13, 2005. You are in Austin, Texas attending SXSW – Interactive. You’re still feeling the effects of partying into the wee hours of the morning, but you’ve dragged yourself over to the convention center to see
What happens to your website when disaster strikes? Do you have a plan? I remember the first time we discussed this here at the University of Texas at Austin. As usual…our group saw the humorous side. “Ya know, if Austin was a smoking hole in the ground,
You’ve got to touch this book! And once you touch it, you won’t be able to put it down. Be prepared to be seduced by the velvety green cover and then transformed by the minds of 40 top designers and what inspires.
‘Bout time I created a mobile theme for this site. Notice the new Themes category in the Navigation. You have two juicy themes to choose from: Emerald City or Mobile Witch.
Must admit, it was fun. Design focus was for PDA viewing. I haven’t conquered making it friendly for my ancient mobile phone (Sony Ericsson T616) yet. That will have to be a project for another day (yawn).