Accessibility + YUI – creating accessible forms

This presentation was created for the YUI Conference, November 2013 by Sarbbottam and Ted Drake. Sample code is available at GitHub Bruce Lee toy photos courtesy [CC] images by Shaun Wong on Flickr. Watch the full presentation (includes closed captions): You can also view the slides: YUI + Accessibility: Welcome the whole world from Ted […]

Improve your WordPress site by forcing plugins to put JS at the bottom of the page

WordPress makes it easy to add features by installing plugins. While most of these are well designed, they often use WordPress defaults that are not the greatest for accessibility or performance. One of the key elements of making your site load faster is to put the JavaScript at the bottom of the page, just before […]

Best Practices for Creating JavaScript

I’m on a mission to relearn JavaScript. My limited skills are from trying to shoehorn scripts into pages without completely understanding the theory. Christian Heilmann, a developer evangelist for Yahoo!, is a great resource for not only learning how to code but also why you should use method A over B. This presentation by Christian […]

YUI 3.0 Gallery now includes modernizr functionality

Are you working on an HTML5 project and using the latest YUI library from Yahoo? If so, you’ll be happy to know that you can use the modernizr functionality within the YUI3 code. This extension was added to the YUI Gallery by Pradhap Natarajan: Modernizr (gallery-modernizr). This is a wrapper for Modernizr library that is […]

HTML5 – quick notes from The Chronicles of Web Standard III – The Voyage of the HTML5

I went to the The Chronicles of Web Standard III – The Voyage of the HTML5 presentation by Silicon Valley Web Builder last night. Here are some quick notes I took before my battery died. Please note: I am far from an expert on HTML5 and welcome any comments and/or corrections to the following notes. […]