Monthly Archives: August 2003

Fixed Fonts and Style Sheets

At UTSA we use px to specify the font sizes on our sites, yet many accessibility conscious individuals propose other wise. Matt Heerema of Iowa State University Extension recently brought this discussion to our attention again. I was curious about … Continue reading

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Web is for Politics, it's good enough for…

Redesigning our home page can bring out the most interesting and often offending comments and demands. Yep, you heard it, demands. The scariest part of this whole ordeal has and is the shock of moving and removing links. We have … Continue reading

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New UTSA Home Page Release

Coded in XHTML and CSS, the new home page adapts the latest in Web standards to deliver an accessible and memorable experience. UTSA.edu home previous home page – Previous page We finally pulled it off. Pushed it on up the … Continue reading

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Cecilia's first swim

Well, it's not really her first but she's getting pretty good for a two year old. Here is the movie. Cecilia's First Swim

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Web Standards on NPR

NPR recently featured Paul Ford of ftrain.com on All Things Considered where he gave a brief commentary about Web standards. How exciting, I was in fact wondering if Web standards would ever get it's 15 minutes of fame. I always … Continue reading

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Accessibility Seminars/Presentations on the Web

From Jeffrey Zeldman, Knowbility, Watchfire and the Information Technology Technical Assistance and Training Center offer online seminars and presentations on Accessibility. Jeffrey Zeldman Section 508? That's for the government or something. At Web Design World 2003, Zeldman gave two talks: … Continue reading

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MIT Guide to Teaching Web Design

Filling the hole in information for educators, The MIT Guide to Teaching Web Site Design is currently the only book I know of that specifically targets teaching Web Design. From a brief overview of this book, it exhaustively overviews not … Continue reading

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XML'n Away – Syndicate Me Now!

I've finally got the xml feed working right. Get the 10 last articles summarized into one happy rss feed from mejoe.com. http://www.mejoe.com/mejoerss.xml Sorry about the wait. For a quick summary, check out "What is RSS". For technical questions about RSS … Continue reading

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Accesify San Antonio!

Sharron Rush of Knowbility and Glenda Sims of UT Austin recently brought their accessibility expertise to San Antonio for a class. Sharron Rush, co-author of Maximum Accessibility and Director of Knowbility, and Glenda Sims, Senior Systems Analyst for the University … Continue reading

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