He told me about his concept of bringing the Web 2.0 infrastructure to mobile appliances with some consistency. FLORWAX uses flash with AJAX like behaviors built on the Ruby on Rails platform. It’s just an accronym at this point. Let’s see if there’s any traction for this approach.
Mike Cherim just announced the beta version of his new contrast-testing site. Graybit.com allows you to see what your site looks like when colors are removed.
What does it answer?
- Is your site still usable?
- Is there enough contrast?
- Are you telling people to click on the cute red button?
- Do your forms use color to distinguish required inputs?
Nicolas Huon recently released CSSViewer, a Firefox extension that gives you a summary of dimensions and styles associated with an element when you mouse over it.
I’ve been a big fan of Slayeroffice’s Mouseover DOM Inspector, but this new extension is much easier to use and certainly helps solve your layout problems.