In theory, all parties participating in making information available on the Internet are supposed to adhere to Web standards, ensuring that tools, code, and information are all compatible. In reality, Web standards are still struggling to gain full acceptance although progress is being made.
Some browser manufacturers are notorious for only following standards partially, while some Web developers have opted to ignore standards and write non-compliant code. This lack of full support hampers the standards movement and, especially in the case of mixed support by browser makers, imposes unfortunate limits on the benefits achieved by adhering strictly to standards.
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Today, May 9th, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The point of this day is to increase awareness of the importance of digital accessibility for all people. This outreach is for both geeks and non-geeks. It is for accessibility in learning, playing, working and enjoying life on the web. Because when it ...2 weeks ago
You’ve probably heard people say we’re living in “post-PC world.” What does that mean for web developers? It means that 30% to 50% of your website’s traffic now comes from mobile devices. It means that soon, desktop and laptop users will be in a minority on the web. Original Article can be found at: ...2 weeks ago
Mike Cherim and Jonathan Fenocchi, creators of the GrayBit service for showing a site design converted into grayscale, needed to move on. The time and expense of maintaining GrayBit was too much – and since Mike Cherim has moved out of the web development and accessibility world, it was necessary to make some ...4 weeks ago
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