Developing a mobile accessibility strategy

This presentation was created for the TechShare conference in Delhi, India Feb. 2014 It shows how Intuit’s mobile strategy has encouraged accessible mobile applications. The secret behind Intuit’s mobile accessibility strategy is that it has less to do with accessibility and everything to do with user experience and user-based design. Developing a mobile accessibility strategy […]

Common Accessibility Mistakes with HTML and CSS

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.

Yahoo! to downgrade IE6 in 2011

Yahoo! introduced the Graded Browser Support grid years ago to give developers a guideline on what browsers deserved the greatest amount of resources for debugging, hacking, and development. This has been well received amongst the developer community as a justification for not dwelling on obscure browsers, such as IE5.5 for mac. This has made our […]

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 […]