Hello, Accessify!

Accessify - Wed, 2013-11-13 22:00
Accessify has finally found a new owner! There's a lot of work to be done, and a lot of catching up to do in order to make up for the last few slow years, but Accessify is in the good hands now. Keep an eye out for site news and further ... Read more
Categories: Accessibility

Bye bye, Accessify

Accessify - Wed, 2013-11-13 22:00
Well, it's been a whole year since my last post on this site and the one previous to that was in the middle of 2009, in which I was pondering what to do with this site. Not exactly been prolific, have I? That's gotta tell me something ... Now that it's ... Read more
Categories: Accessibility

RIP Jack Pickard

Accessify - Wed, 2013-11-13 22:00
Very sad news from the accessibility community. Jack Pickard, or @thepickards to his friends on Twitter, passed away this weekend. Not much that I can say personally that hasn't already been said by others. You will be - no, are - missed, Jack. If you want to say something for friends/family, ... Read more
Categories: Accessibility

What to do with Accessify?

Accessify - Wed, 2013-11-13 22:00
I've been thinking about what to write in this post - or even whether to write it at all - for a long time. Bottom line is that I'm struggling to put Accessify to its best use and I'm after some ideas about what I can do to sort this ... Read more
Categories: Accessibility

The blind leading the non-blind

Accessify - Wed, 2013-11-13 22:00
In my previous post I mentioned that I was after a few tips about how I might approach the task of teaching HTML to a 15-year-old blind lad, Harry, who's at my place of work on work experience. The tips were very handy but I will ... Read more
Categories: Accessibility

Teaching a Blind Person HTML?

Accessify - Wed, 2013-11-13 22:00
I'm after some ideas on something here. Tomorrow I will be sitting down with a lad who's here on work experience who is completely blind. He's been doing some assessment of various web sites over the last couple of days but tomorrow I have got to try to teach him ... Read more
Categories: Accessibility

Interview with Accessible Twitter creator Dennis Lembree

Accessify - Wed, 2013-11-13 22:00
Accessify recently spoke to founder of Accessible Twitter Dennis Lembree, who is also behind Web Overhauls and web accessibility podcast Web Axe. We wanted to find out more about the background to Accessible Twitter, what prompted it and where it might go next. Here's what Dennis had to say: ... Read more
Categories: Accessibility

SuperPreview - Nice App, Shame about the Name

Accessify - Wed, 2013-11-13 22:00
It might be the done thing for web developers in certain corners to routinely have a dig at Microsoft – certainly, they've given us enough ammo/cause in the past to make this easy (Songsmith, I'm particularly looking at you at the moment!) – but while many of these ... Read more
Categories: Accessibility

Fantastic offer - 5 books for the price of 1

Accessify - Wed, 2013-11-13 22:00
How would you like 5 of SitePoint's rather fine technical publications for just $29.99 US? Sounds like an absolute bargain, doesn't it? Well, it is a deal not to be missed and you have 3 days to make the most of it. So get to it! Visit SitePoint's 5-for-1 sale ... Read more
Categories: Accessibility

Easy YouTube caption creator - a very rough first ‘build’

Accessify - Wed, 2013-11-13 22:00
OK, before I start, let me just emphasise that this tool is not meant to be anything complicated and I'm not suggesting that it in any way replaces other existing 'Swiss Army knife' style captioning tools - this is a one-trick pony! And the trick this pony does is help ... Read more
Categories: Accessibility

CSS Books & CSS Figures

The WHATWG Blog - Mon, 2013-10-14 01:03
Today we're happy to add two more specs to the WHATWG stable, Books and Figures! These are specifications focused on CSS features. Books provides ways to turn HTML document into books, either on screen or on paper. Using Books, authors can style cross-references, footnotes, and most other things needed to present books on screen or [...] Read more
Categories: HTML5
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