Ubiquitous Transactions – Financial Future and Accessibility

This short presentation was created for the Wearable Computing Solutions panel at the M-Enabling Summit 2016. It introduces some new and upcoming standards that could simplify financial transactions and thus making them more accessible. Ubiquitous Transactions – Financial Future and Accessibility from Ted Drake

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 […]

HTML5 Helpful Links

I’m starting to hack away at HTML5 and I’m finding that I need to start bookmarking more and more pages. There are lots of good resources out there. Here are a few: HTML5 structure—div, section & article – Oli.jp HTML5 – Wikipedia Dive Into HTML5 The Best HTML5 Slides Ever HTML5 Forms Have a Field […]

Captioning Sucks and Needs a Jump Start

The internet is awash in video. YouTube, Yahoo Video, and other video sites host millions of videos with little attention to close captioning. For many sites, the text translations exist, they simply are not used. This sucks. Television shows have featured captioning for many years. It’s sometimes the only way to figure out what they […]

Take the pain out of CSS-based layouts

I hate dealing with CSS-based layouts. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying I’d rather use tables. It’s just that I don’t relish the idea of fussing with the hacks, negative margins, floats, and more to get the page looking good in all browsers. This problem was solved a few years ago by a series […]