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Web Development

  • Accessibility Toolbar for IE (585)
    The Web Accessibility Toolbar has been developed to aid manual examination of web pages for a variety of aspects of accessibility.
  • Advancing Future of Web Fonts (851)
    Dynamically downloadable web fonts.
  • Colour Contrast Check (572)
    The Colour Contrast Check Tool allows to specify a foreground and a background colour and determine if they provide enough of a contrast "when viewed by someone having color deficits or when viewed on a black and white screen" and if they pass the WCAG 2.0 contrast ration formula.
  • Deque FireEyes (834)
    Worldspace FireEyes is an unprecedented, nextgen web accessibility tool that ensures both static and dynamic content within a web portfolio are compliant with standards such as Section 508, WCAG 1.0, and WCAG 2.0. You can use another tool, but it won’t be fully JavaScript aware or handle event-based page content, like FireEyes.
  • Deque Worldspace accessibility compliance checker (629)
    Worldspace is an accessibility analysis tool designed to identify errors with Section 508, and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
  • Estimating on Agile Projects (1,047)
    Upfront estimating from an agile viewpoint. By Scott Ambler.
  • Examples of Flat Web Design (926)
    Flat design is a label the community has adopted for designs leaving behind drop shadows, subtle textures and gradients in favour of solid colours, clean layouts and sharp typography.
  • Fangs - the screen reader emulator (718)
    The Fangs screen reader emulator is a Firefox extension that creates a textual representation of a web page similar to how the page would be read by a modern screen reader.
  • Google Web Font Directory (541)
    The Google Font Directory lets you browse all the fonts available via the Google Font API. All fonts in the directory are available for use on your website under an open source license and are served by Google servers.
  • Luminosity Contrast Ratio Analyser (570)
    The luminosity colour contrast ratio analyser tests whether the contrast between the background and the foreground is sufficient.
  • Slides from Range Estimation talk at Agile 2010 (1,590)
    Range Estimation in Scrum by Arin Sime.
  • Software Estimation Using Range Estimates in Scrum (785)
    Single point estimates are notoriously bad, use range estimates instead to predict project completion dates.
  • Software Estimation: You are not as good as you think (822)
    I know it’s a bit harsh to insult you in the title of this post, but the odds are, you really stink at estimation. - Arin Sime
  • The Ultimate Section 508 Guide for Students (640)
    Overview of Section 508 (Accessibility)
  • Vischeck color blindness simulator (494)
    Vischeck is a way of showing you what a web site looks like to someone who is color blind.
  • W3C Unicorn validation tool (509)
    W3C Unicorn is the World Wide Web Consortium's unified validation / testing tool.
  • WAVE - web accessibility evaluation tool (472)
    WAVE is a free web accessibility evaluation tool provided by WebAIM. It is used to aid humans in the web accessibility evaluation process. Rather than providing a complex technical report, WAVE shows the original web page with embedded icons and indicators that reveal the accessibility of that page.
  • Web Developer browser extension (527)
    The Web Developer extension adds a menu and a toolbar to the browser with various web developer tools. It is designed for Firefox, Flock and Seamonkey, and will run on any platform that these browsers support including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

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