Victor Tsaran and I recently visited Tech on the Edge, a community channel production in Palo Alto, to discuss accessibility applications for the iPhone. We had a great time and felt like we could’ve easily filled a whole hour. That’s what happens when you point a camera at two hams like us. The program was […]
Robert Bringhurst’s book The Elements of Typographic Style is overwhelming me with typography details. Today I came across a description of using small caps for abbreviations, which inspired me to come up with this snippet for state abbreviations. For abbreviations and acronyms in the midst of normal text, use spaced small caps Many typographers prefer […]
There’s an old programming saying: Garbage in, Garbage out. This helps people explain why all sorts of things don’t work. Concentrate on using the best content possible if you want a successful product, web page, mobile app, or chocolate covered cream puff. I’ve seen a new inaccessibility pattern appear with links that are not keyboard […]
Here’s an older video of a presentation I gave at one of Yahoo’s Front End Engineering Summits. I discussed some of the common issues we still find in web sites, from the alt attribute to forms. You can find more videos like this on the Yahoo! Accessibility Lab’s YouTube Channel.