A quick CSS3 sibling test with the video tag

I am working on a little widget that uses the html5 video tag on one of my test sites: Fyvr.net. I wanted to display related information when the video is playing. The sibling selector makes this easy. Here’s the basic markup <li> <video>…</video> <p>…</p> </li> I wanted the paragraph to appear when the video is […]

Class Equals Screen Reader Info

I’ve been using a little CSS trickery to hide content and data from the average user. I hate to mention it too often as it can open pandora’s box. There was a recent thread on the Microformat’s discussion list about this very topic. The gist of many programmers is that data worth sharing is data […]

Image sprites – flexible and accessible packages

User generated ratings and reviews are an important part of all Yahoo! sites. You can find them on just about every page of Yahoo! Tech.  It was important for us to develop a ratings presentation device that was easy to code, accessible, flexible, and as light-weight as possible. Our final design uses a combination of […]

IE7 background sprite bug – the saga continues

I’ve been able to narrow down my problem with IE7b2 and background sprites. However, I still have not been able to create a stripped down test page that consistently mis-behaves. So my observations, while not scientific, could save you some hours of debugging. Internet Explorer 7beta2 is not treating transparent png background images correctly. It […]