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When it comes to Web Standards & Web Accessibility: compliance, but of another kind…

So we work hard to meet with the web standards, to build in accessibility and to keep our websites and web applications usable. But what happens if we’ve made a square peg for a round hole? In the first installment, I looked at the polite and the not so polite ways in which the establishment […]

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Accessibility Internet SEO & SEM Technology Web Design & Development

When it comes to Web Standards & Web Accessibility: is it better to push or to shove?

Not that web accessibility is some kind of web tech’ debutante or anything, so why is it that when push comes to shove, bringing much-needed attention to web standards has to involve gettin’ all litigious? I ask this because over the course of this week, the signal-to-noise ratio on issues relating to web accessibility has […]

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Business Innovation Internet Software & Hardware Technology Web Design & Development

Milestone

Well, I’m getting closer. Today should see the launch of a vastly re-designed and developed website of one of my clients. I’m happy to report that the newly-created website should go live sometime today, baring any last-minute problems, but the client does seem to have a firm grasp of the flexibility of web design and […]

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Internet Microsoft Software & Hardware Technology Web Design & Development

De facto

In what can only be best described as a volte face, Microsoft has changed their stance on what will make up Internet Explorer 7. “In a blog entry posted Friday, a member of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer development team said the company plans to support key elements of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recommendations Portable Network […]

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Business Design Usability

Really bad design versus very good programming

Originally posted on Always-On As a designer and a programmer, I get to see things from a pretty unique position. And as a business owner, my view is sometimes a lofty one, coloured by the varying issues that I need to keep in mind when engaging in a project. Within each project, there is a […]