2 June 2010

Accessibility in the world of Web 2.0

The internet is constantly changing, which is why the the WCAG 1.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) have finally been updated to WCAG 2.0. This version takes into account the ever-increasing changes in the technology used on the web. There has been two main developments in recent years that have had a significant impact on web accessibility. The first of these is an increased use of AJAX …

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11 November 2009

The new W3C website and its overhauled accessibility section

On the 13th of October 2009, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) launched their new website. There was a bit of an uproar when people ran the new site through the W3C’s very own HTML and css validators. The HTML (with the pages using the XHTML 1.0 Strict doctype), validated on all of the pages, but people discovered that the …

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8 July 2009

HTML 5: Its impact on the future of web design and development

The fundamental core of web design is due to be shaken up, when HTML 5.0 and Xhtml 2.0 are released. It’s a very interesting time for web designers, especially when two of the fundamental tools used by front-end developers are to be given a major upgrade or reinvention in the upcoming months or years. Not to forget the progress being …

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