The Accessible Video Interface The Accessible Video Interface

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

The age of video on the Web is here! Both content creators and users have high expectations and you may become caught in the middle. Learn how to create an accessible media interface that will allow your institution to deliver high quality Flash video with closed captioning, convey a consistent design across your Web presence, […]

RSS autodiscovery on every page (of a static site)

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

So you have some feeds and want browsers to be able to find them using autodiscovery. The problem Unfortunatly, you have static pages and would have to update each one to add the <link> tag. At PCC, we have a site composed of tens-of-thousands of pages. Some are static, some are dynamic applications we can […]

PDXRIA - Amazon Web Services PDXRIA – Amazon Web Services

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Mike Culver from Amazon web services came to speak to the PDXRIA group. In his own words: “I’m a Web services evangelist with Amazon Web Services. My day job–and my night and weekend passion–is working with developers to talk about life in a post Web 2.0 world”

HighEdWebDev 2007 HighEdWebDev 2007

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

“HighEdWeb is an organization of Web professionals working at institutions of higher education. We design, develop, manage and map the futures of higher education Web sites.” Each year, the organization puts on a conference where web professionals from colleges around the country gather to learn, discuss and network. I had the opportunity to attend in […]

Slide Show Interface Slide Show Interface

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

The web team started getting requests to post pages of images. Maintaining photo galleries Flikr style seemed a bit odd for an education site. How usefully would a separate page of random images be for a prospective Mathematics student? However, I do understand that there are times where a single, static image is not enough. […]

Vectors on the Web

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

Don Albrecht – U of Rochester Medical Center Polling was so good, that I decided to stick around for the next propeller hat presentation on SGV. Scaler vector graphics, in my opinion are the next step in web presentation. This W3C backed open-source implementation of Flash is created through XLM and play well with both […]