Archives for: "February 2007"

WSG London Accessibility Meetup

With my increasing interest in accessibility issues I signed up for the WSG London Accessibility Meetup as soon as I heard about it. I can't remember anything else I've tried to learn where I've had my preconceptions (misconceptions really) shattered on… more »

What is our legal exposure because of web accessibility laws?

I spent just over an hour and a half writing an email after one of the directors where I work asked this question. It occurs to me that most of what I said in the email had some general applicability and there may be other people out there getting asked… more »

WebDD07: Unobtrusive Javascript with Rails (Dave Verwer)

Review: Unobtrusive Javascript with Rails at WebDD Conference 07 15:40 to 16:40 This was the final talk of the day and I was flagging a bit, I'd originally planned to go to Scott Guthrie's WPFe talk, but that was packed out and, following Dave's stella… more »

WebDD07: Ruby On Rails for .NET Developers (Dave Verwer)

Review: Ruby On Rails for .NET Developers at WebDD Conference 07 14:30 to 15:30 After a brief spell writing a Ruby on Rails app last summer I always meant to do more stuff with it, but somehow I never got around to it. I was hoping this talk would re-… more »

WebDD07: Quick and dirty Usability tests (Zhivko Dimitrov)

Review: Quick and dirty Usability tests - one week, no budget, and no usability facility at WebDD Conference 07 12:00 to 13:00 I got "Don't make me think" for Xmas and so I've become quite interested in the concept of cheap usability testing, I was loo… more »

GConf error: battery_low_percentage cannot be zero

I've recently re-installed the file server at home with Fedora Core 6, it all went fairly well apart from some intermittent hardware issues not related to the OS. A few days later, after a yum update, I started getting an error after logging in to Gnome… more »

WebDD07: Doing it in style (Patrick Lauke)

Review: Doing it in style: creating beautiful sites, the web standards way at WebDD Conference 07 10:40 to 11:40 Patrick started with an explanation of web standards, what they are and why they're good for you. The list of benefits he gave were fairly… more »

WebDD07: Microformats HTML to API (Glen Jones)

Review: Microformats HTML to API at WebDD Conference 07 9:30 to 10:30 This was the first talk of the day, it was in the smallest room but it was packed to overflowing (people were sitting on the floor!) which is surely a good sign for the future of… more »

WebDD07 in review

I went to WebDD Conference 07 at the Microsoft Campus in Reading today. This post records my overall impressions, and is also my first attempt at an hReview, which is something I've been meaning to try out for a while. I'm going to do a review of each… more »