HTML & CSS
- An excellent site for learning about good HTML+CSS page design can be found at HTMLdog.
- Similar thing at wpdfd but less detailed.
- DHTML Lemmings!
- Fancy Interfaces:
- DOMapi and similar libraries.
- IE xhtml mime type bug workaround - keystone.
- Dean Edward's IE7 js for patching up IE to a decent standard of CSS.
- Slashdot comment containing useful links, and another.
- an example of a complex site using pure CSS design.
As of September 2002, the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA) made it unlawful for any higher-education establishment to place a disabled student at any kind of 'significant disadvantage'. As EPCC now offers courses to students, this legislation affects us. Here are a few links on the subject.
- A good overview, if you read nothing else, read this: Web Help at the Univeristy of Edinburgh - Accessibility.
- Disability Policy (under review due to SENDA).
- This site has pointers to all the legal documents and some good articles: UK Resources for Web Accessibility and the Law
- Making Pages Accessible
- The Web Accessibility Initiative: w3c WAI
- The Bobby WAI online webpage testing tool: Bobby
- Examples of what can be achieved using only CSS for your design, with pure content in the HTML: The CSS Zen Garden and CSS Beauty. Note that this approach ensures the content is visible on any browser, but the design may degrade unpredictably on those awkward 'middle-aged' browsers (Netscape 4.x, IE 4.x).
- JAWS aural browser.