So, I’ll admit it. I’ve been browsing the internet on my phone. Yes, it is still painful. Especially typing in the blasted URL. Can you spell T E D I O U S? But, pulling up some experimental UT Austin pda content on my phone and discovering that I can control a dropdown menu (as long as there is NOT an onselect) did give me quite a rush.
I canâ€™t wait for tomorrow! Accessibility University begins! There is nothing quite like a campus full of web developers learning about web standards and accessibility. Add to that mix, a delicious array of accessibility experts and youâ€™ll understand why this ubergeek is counting down the hours. …
. Imagine being aware of only two dimensions. Come on, play the game with me. You are a two dimensional shape, perhaps you are a circle. You are only aware of that which is on the same plane as you are. You know of north, south, east and west, but up and down are beyond… Continue reading Flatland
Have you ever walked a labyrinth? When my friend first invited me, I thought it would be like a maze. But instead I discovered that a labyrinth, by definition, has only one path to the center. There are no tricks or dead ends.
Web pages should have good manners. They should not distract me with too much movement. They should work well in standards compliant browsers. They should be accessible. And pleeeeeeeeease, never surprise me with sounds!
How do your customers add/update content to the sites you build for them? Is it easy and robust? Is the site still standards compliant and accessible three months after launch? Is the content fresh? I’ve been struggling with these questions in my work and recently embarked on an enterprise wide content management solution (cms) at… Continue reading Mmmm…Macromedia Contribute & Publishing
Where are you? That is the question oâ€™ the day. With all of our mobile devices and wireless accessâ€¦we can now find each other easily (when we want to be found), but interestingly enough, we rarely know where the other person is. And how often are you not quite sure where you are? Wouldnâ€™t it… Continue reading Marauder’s Map
Have you ever seen a baby owl? They are soooo precious! Take a peek at the live stream of photos of four baby eastern screech owls and their mama. Each year, Chris Johnson chronicles the nesting, laying, hatching and early days of the owls that live in his yard.