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(English) „Accessible HTML Content Patterns“ by Eric Bailey

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Accessibility, though unfortunately often still treated as an afterthought, is a key part of developing and providing software products, web applications in particular. Accessibility, mark you, isn't just an enabler for those with special needs, although that's sufficient reason for paying attention to your web apps being accessible. Accessibility also is about designing products and processes to be accessible regardless of the device they're used on, the circumstance they're used in and the people ... Read more

(English) Karl Groves – Hidden in Plain View: Bleeding Edge Accessibility so Good You Never Noticed @ beyond tellerrand Düsseldorf 2018

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar. Read more

(English) Alice Boxhall: “Debugging Accessibility” at Fronteers Conference 2017

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Alice Boxhall - “Debugging Accessibility” at Fronteers Conference 2017: Alice Boxhall: "Debugging Accessibility" at Fronteers Conference 2017 from Fronteers on Vimeo. Read more

(English) Less Is More

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.What's true for design in general certainly is true for software design in particular: Less is more - or paraphrasing Dieter Rams - "Write less software in order to write better software." A few weeks ago I read this interesting article by web accessibility consultant Heydon Pickering. In this blog post he argues that the only foolproof way of writing performant web applications is to write less code. Sure, all that fancy minification, transpiling, ... Read more

(English) A design rationale for Tube stations

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.In December 2015, Transport for London published the London Underground Station Design Idiom - design and user experience guidelines for London Underground stations, if you will. Ranging from their consistent usage of the Johnston typeface, to the iconic roundel and - of course - the equally iconic Tube map, which constitutes a design feat in its own right, TfL always had a strong foundation in design thinking. London Underground stations from very different eras and ... Read more

(English) Robin Christopherson – Technology – The Power And The Promise

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Some time ago I wrote about Robin Christopherson's talk on accessible and inclusive design at beyond tellerrand Düsseldorf 2014. A video of this excellent talk is now online: Robin Christopherson – Technology - The Power And The Promise – beyond tellerrand Düsseldorf 2014 from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more

(English) Accessible Design: Empowering People

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.At the beyond tellerrand 2014 design conference, Robin Christopherson talked about inclusive and accessible design (Technology - The Power And The Promise) Robin is Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet - a company that according to their mission statement 'exists to change the lives of disabled people by helping them to use digital technology at work, at home or in education'. Being blind himself Robin provided an insightful perspective on the difficulties people with disabilities ... Read more

(English) SVG is Ready For Prime Time

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.At the very inspiring beyond tellerrand 2014 design conference that took place from 19 - 21 May this year in Düsseldorf (I'll write another bit or two about this conference in the next few weeks), Chris Coyier (of CSS-Tricks fame) held an interesting talk on Scalable Vector Graphics aptly titled 'SVG Is For Everybody'. In this talk Chris explained that although SVG tends to be sidelined it's quite ready for being used extensively today. ... Read more