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|1:|| Microsoft extends security product updates for Windows XP until July 2015|
XP support still ends April 8, 2014, but products like Microsoft Security Essentials will now continue to support XP until July 14, 2015.
|Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/10)||Jan 16, 2014|
|2:|| Linux Continues to Pick up Steam|
It seems the rate of Linux converts is increasing. This is leading to more and more requests for basic new user information.
|Linux, Unix, and *nix like Operating Systems||Jan 7, 2002|
|3:|| AOL to buy Redhat|
Washington Post is reporting that AOL is in negotiations to purchase Red Hat.
|Linux, Unix, and *nix like Operating Systems||Jan 23, 2002|
|4:|| *nix New User Intros|
The number of converts continues to grow and so does the need for basic information about *nix.
|Linux, Unix, and *nix like Operating Systems||Jan 30, 2002|
|5:|| Chmod and Setting Permissions|
"When implementing scripts on *nix hosts the question that invariably comes up is how the numerical designation often given in instructions matches permissions."
|Linux, Unix, and *nix like Operating Systems||Feb 7, 2002|
|6:|| Accessibility and usability best practice and information|
A summary showing some of the best or recent accessibility and usability questions from around the forums
|Accessibility and Usability||Feb 16, 2006|
|7:|| What exactly are Accessibility and Usability?|
Although accessibility and usability can be seen as two very different things, they successfully go hand in hand. The two approach the issue of making a website as successful as possible, but from two different points of view.
|Accessibility and Usability||Feb 17, 2006|
|8:|| What exactly are Accessibility and Usability?|
"Accessibility and Usability are two topics not to be ignored or taken lightly. Legislation and the steady increase in public demand for a better web is, luckily, going to impact how we view marketing, site design, and ecommerce -- forever."
|Accessibility and Usability||Feb 17, 2006|
|9:|| Accessibility Advocates Accuse Engines of Shutting out the Blind|
"Now, an Internet petition is asking Google to provide an accessible alternative to the visual verification scheme that currently locks the blind and visually impaired out of participation in all the company's services."
|Accessibility and Usability||Feb 21, 2006|
|10:|| Inverted Pyramid Writing|
"Are you familiar with the term Inverted Pyramid Writing (IPW)?"
|Accessibility and Usability||Mar 1, 2006|
|11:|| Is White Text on Black Background Bad?|
"Some people told me that nobody likes white on black, but does it really matter?"
|Accessibility and Usability||Mar 28, 2006|
|12:|| Designing for the Mobile User|
There are three basic approaches to dealing with mobile phone/PDA users.
|Accessibility and Usability||June 7, 2006|
|13:|| Wireless firms agree on rules for mobile Web sites|
"Some of the world's top wireless and Internet companies, including Nokia, Vodafone Group Plc and Google Inc., have agreed on a set of Web site development guidelines aimed at making it easier to surf the Internet on cell phones."
|Accessibility and Usability||June 27, 2006|
|14:|| Google Launch Search For The Visually Challenged|
"Accessible Search is an early Google Labs product designed to identify and prioritize search results that are more easily usable by blind and visually impaired users."
|Accessibility and Usability||July 20, 2006|
|15:|| The Public Shun Mobile Web|
"Nearly three-quarters of people are avoiding the mobile internet because of high costs and poor experiences of the technology, according to research published today."
|Accessibility and Usability||Aug 7, 2006|
|16:|| Federal Judge Sustains Discrimination Claims Against Target Website|
The suit charges that Target's website is inaccessible to the blind, and therefore violates the Americans with Disabilities Act.
|Accessibility and Usability||Sept 8, 2006|
|17:|| Accessible Tables|
"While the purpose of this post is not to rehash the "table based vs. tableless layouts" argument (that is for another forum and another day, despite being discussed to death numerous times already) it is important to understand the background of table usage in order to fully understand tables. "
|Accessibility and Usability||Sept 28, 2006|
|18:|| Accessible AJAX|
"...let's discuss how to turn an AJAX solution into something accessible and usable."
|Accessibility and Usability||Oct 10, 2006|
|19:|| Group Sues to Make Online Retailers Answer to the Blind|
"Some online retailers are rethinking their Web sites in light of a recent federal court ruling that says they must by more accessible to the blind."
|Accessibility and Usability||Oct 24, 2006|
|20:|| Survey: 97% Of World's Websites Do Not Meet Minimum Accessibility Standards||Accessibility and Usability||Dec 6, 2006|
|21:|| Accessibility basics: tips and tricks to build an accessible website|
"I thought I would share some of the things I do to make my sites more accessible. You will get CSS 'tricks' to help you build cross browser site more easily as well as some accessibility basics."
|Accessibility and Usability||Dec 7, 2006|
|22:|| Amazon.com and NFB Join Forces to Promote Web Accessibility|
"The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and Amazon.com announced today that they have agreed to work together to promote and improve technology that enables blind people to access and use the World Wide Web."
|Accessibility and Usability||Apr 5, 2007|
|23:|| Achieving Accessibility Without Compromising Design|
"How do you achieve accessibility without compromising design beauty?"
|Accessibility and Usability||June 26, 2007|
|24:|| Web Accessibility is Not My Problem!|
"Accessibilty is a shared responsibility between the webmaster, the user agent (ie. browser makers), and the end user."
|Accessibility and Usability||July 13, 2007|
|25:|| Accessibility Tricks|
"I often say that the single biggest thing that you can do to improve accessibility is to support older browsers."
|Accessibility and Usability||July 24, 2007|
|26:|| Usability Study: Users Mistakenly Trust Higher Google Results|
"A U.S. study suggests Internet users mistakenly have an inherent trust of Google search results that appear higher on a page."
|Accessibility and Usability||Aug 23, 2007|
|27:|| Introduction to Screen Readers|
A Yahoo UI Blog Video
|Accessibility and Usability||Aug 30, 2007|
|28:|| Judge Certifies Class Action Lawsuit For Website Inaccessible To The Blind|
"A federal judge in California certified a class action lawsuit against Target Corp brought by plaintiffs claiming the discount retailer's Web site is inaccessible to the blind, according to court documents."
|Accessibility and Usability||Oct 3, 2007|
|29:|| Icon vs. Text Navigation|
"Mobile devices, operating systems, blogs and social networking sites are conditioning your visitors to icon navigation, is plain text navigation becoming a sign of 'old' sites?"
|Accessibility and Usability||Jan 7, 2008|
|30:|| 26 Steps to a More Accessible Website|
"So, inspired by an earlier post, here's a few tips to make your site more accessible. The tips are not presented in any order of importance, and this is not an exhaustive list. But, if you implement just some of these changes, your users will profit - and because accessibility helps search engines too, your rankings could get better too."
|Accessibility and Usability||Jan 15, 2008|
|31:|| Microsoft Releases UI Automation Tools to Boost Web Accessibility|
"Microsoft Corp. today committed to contribute its UI Automation specification to the Accessibility Interoperability Alliance (AIA), a new engineering working group dedicated to making it easier for developers to create software, hardware and Web-based products that are accessible to people with disabilities."
|Accessibility and Usability||Jan 18, 2008|
|32:|| BBC Removing Microformats||Accessibility and Usability||June 30, 2008|
|33:|| Target Lawsuit Ends with $6 million Settlement|
"The Target retail chain will make its Web site accessible to the blind and pay $6 million to visually impaired Californians who have tried unsuccessfully to use the site, under a settlement announced Wednesday."
|Accessibility and Usability||Aug 28, 2008|
|34:|| Voice-Based Web Tools Tested|
"IBM is testing a voice-based web to make information accessible to users who may not be able to read or write, or who do not have access to the Internet."
|Accessibility and Usability||Sept 11, 2008|
|35:|| Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0|
"Drawing on extensive experience and community feedback, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 improve upon W3C's groundbreaking initial standard for accessible Web content, apply to more advanced technologies, and are more precisely testable."
|Accessibility and Usability||Dec 17, 2008|
|36:|| Optimal Image Replacement Techniques for Heading (h1-h6) Elements||Accessibility and Usability||Feb 12, 2009|
|37:|| Stop Password Masking For Better Usability|
"Password masking is meant to be an additional security feature, however, typing errors result in users losing access to their accounts."
|Accessibility and Usability||July 6, 2009|
|38:|| Fragment Identifiers aka Named Anchors||Accessibility and Usability||Sept 28, 2009|
|39:|| Visual Appeal and Usability|
"WebmasterWorld Members discuss how usability and visual appeal can work in harmony."
|Accessibility and Usability||Oct 6, 2009|
|40:|| Emotion Markup Language 1.0|
"As the web is becoming ubiquitous, interactive, and multimodal, technology needs to deal increasingly with human factors, including emotions."
|Accessibility and Usability||Nov 3, 2009|