Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools

WebAIM recently released the WAVE Toolbar for Firefox, which augments their free online accessbility evaluation service, known as WAVE. WAVE is currently in version 4, much like Cynthia Says but with a focus on developer friendliness by overlaying results visually above the page you are testing. I think WAVE is a pretty cool idea. The […]

Taming the SharePoint Beast

SharePoint is a strange beast. It’s not a particularly inspiring piece of software, neither has it been built with usability in mind. Microsoft being Microsoft put much hype into it promising world domination for CEO’s whilst neglecting the web professionals cry for better usability! At dConstruct 2007, Jared Spool in his talk on “The Dawning […]

Unobtrusive, Accessible and Standards Compliant Numeric Stepper (revisited)

July last year I wrote a small tutorial on how to build an Unobrustive, Accessible and Standards Compliant Numeric Stepper. As of today it remains the most high traffic page on my site. I can see there is interest out there in a HTML and JavaScript based Numeric Stepper since the most searched for terms […]

7 Ways To Write “Better” HTML

BarCamp came and went, I’m still experiencing the aftermath; making new connections on Facebook daily and checking the BarCamp Hong Kong 2007 Flickr Group constantly for new photos! Anyway, It’s about time I catalogued my talk before it’s too late! The original presentation slide show was created with S5 (a standards compliant and accessible slide […]

Building an Unobtrusive, Accessible and Standards Compliant Numeric Stepper

First off, if you’re looking for a quick solution feel free to skip directly to the download link at the end of this article. For those who are interested in the intricate details please read on… What is a Numeric Stepper? Well, the answer is simple. It’s a form control and looks like this… It […]