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Accessible can be Beautiful

By Andrew Faulkner on January 15th, 2008.

I may be preaching to the choir in this post, but one can always use it as a reference to clients or colleagues.

Accessibility is one of my favourite aspects of web design. It’s also got a lot of hangups and myths associated with it. For …

25 Ways To Improve Your Site Today

By Andrew Faulkner on June 10th, 2007.

Yes, the title may look like this post should be on an amateur blog and that it will be full of references to clip art and animated gifs, but this is serious. I’ve compiled a list of what I think are 25 ways to improve your website in as little …

The Demise of Flash: 8 Main Reasons

By Tadeusz Szewczyk on December 11th, 2006.

As a former Flash developer turned CSS zealot in the last 3 years I want to present the 8 main reasons for the demise of flash.

Now don’t get me wrong I still love Flash sites, at least to watch them and I acknowledge that there are certain cases where Flash …

Anti-Flash Standardistas - You’re Cutting Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face

By PJOnori on December 3rd, 2006.

The more I read attacks on Flash, the more I end up shaking my head in confusion. Honestly, I am a little surprised this is still being debated. People, we need to get over this. Before I elaborate further, I want to make clear my support for web standards, usability …

Interview with Matt Davies

By Andrew Faulkner on November 21st, 2006.

Hi Matt. Thanks for talking. I hope to chat with you today about some of the subjects that don’t always appear on general web design blogs. Firstly, for those who don’t know you, can you briefly introduce yourself…

Hi Andy. It’s a pleasure to speak to you.

My name is Matt Davies, …

Flash and Accessibility

By Mike Bishop on November 13th, 2006.

There has been a pretty heavy backlash against Flash since it’s inception. As a designer first and a programmer second, I understand the importance of very heavy branding and the need for standards once it is deployed. Today’s CMS laden world of the internet has obviously set a mandate for …