Bringing the Web Back to the Blind with Ryan Florence

Ryan Florence presenting “Bringing the Web Back to the Blind”. Probably the biggest accessiblity resource on the web: webaim.org. Accessiblity Accessiblity is more than just alt tags. You still want alt tags but there’s more. Use your headers for organization of content rather than for visual display. It helps blind users navigation through the content…

Open Any Document in Google Docs Via a Url

We are looking at ways to integrate the new Teachers Without Borders site with Google docs. Turns out that you can open: documents – .pdf, .doc, .txt, .html, .rtf and .odt spreadsheets – .xls, .csv, .ods presentations – .ppt By feeding the file url to this google url: http://docs.google.com/?DocAction=updoc&formsubmitted=true&uploadURL=DOCUMENT_URL Here’s an example if you needed…